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An eighteen-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and she decides to have a slumber party. There is friction between some of the invited guests and the new girl, who is ... See full summary »

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Michelle Michaels ...
Trish (as Michele Michaels)
Robin Stille ...
Michael Villella ...
Russ Thorn (as Michael Villela)
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Kim (as Debra Deliso)
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Diane (as Gina Mari)
Jennifer Meyers ...
Joseph Alan Johnson ...
Neil (as Joe Johnson)
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Jim Boyce ...
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Brinke Stevens ...
Rigg Kennedy ...
David Contant (as Ryan Kennedy)
Jean Vargas ...
Telephone Repairwoman
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An eighteen-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and she decides to have a slumber party. There is friction between some of the invited guests and the new girl, who is better at basketball than they, so the new girl decides to stay at home (which is conveniently across the street from the host's house). Meanwhile, a murderer of five people with a propensity for power tools has escaped and is at large, and eventually makes his way to the party, where the guests begin experiencing an attrition problem, with only the new girl to help them. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Close your eyes for a second... and sleep forever. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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12 November 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Don't Open the Door  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Aaron Lipstadt, who plays the pizza boy, directed Android (1982), which was also released in 1982. "Android" was produced by Roger Corman, who also produced Hollywood Boulevard (1976), the film being watched by Valerie. See more »

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When Coach Jana hits Russ Thorn with the fire poker, it bends like it's made out of rubber. See more »

Quotes

Jackie: What do all the guys see in Diane anyway?
Trish Devereaux: She's beautiful.
Jackie: I think she's got a big mouth.
Kimberly Clarke: Hey, it's not the size of your mouth; it's what's in it that counts.
Trish Devereaux: What I don't see is what she sees in John Minor.
Kimberly Clarke: Maybe what we don't see.
Trish Devereaux: Hey, it's not how big it is, remember?
JackieKimberly Clarke: It's what's in it that counts!
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A true '80s slasher film!
11 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is definitely a true '80s slasher film! Since "Slumber Party Massacre" was released in 1982, you can say this may have been one of the films to create the '80s cheesy/slasher films...which is great! It is your basic '80 horror film; slumber party, drinking, comedic moments...and of course, the escaped maniac who is on his way to the party! Keep an eye out for Brinke Stevens as Linda, as this was one of her first roles. This is definitely a popcorn flick; so just sit back, & enjoy yourself. Also, the late Robin Stille was one of the leads in this film. She appeared in a few other '80s horror films, & is truly missed!


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