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The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

A high school student's slumber party turns terrifying as an escaped mental patient with a drill decides to crash the party.

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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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You bring the pizza....I'll bring the drill. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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12 November 1982 (USA)  »

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Don't Open the Door  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Coach Jana arrives home from school, her friend drills a peephole through her door. The hole in the door is rough and ugly, yet in the next shot it's neater and has gained a metal eyepiece. See more »

Quotes

Courtney: How come you weren't invited to the party?
Valerie: I was, I just turned them down so I could take care of my darling little sister.
Courtney: Like hell.
Valerie: As the famous Jim Jones once said, 'Shut up and drink your Kool-Aid'.
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just one of those movies.
26 December 1998 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Every once and a while I rent a movie and at the end of it i just have to say what the hell was that? this is possibly the worst horror film of all time, the acting was just poison. The characters were dumb as anything in one seen they are all bunched together and discover a body so they all split up and of course are butchered. The cover of the movie looked pretty cool but the reality is that it wasn't.


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