Courtney Bates, the younger sister of Valerie, and her friends go to their condo for a weekend getaway, but Courtney can't get rid of the haunting feeling that a supernatural rockabilly driller killer is coming to murder them all.
An unknown killer, clad in World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35 year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.
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
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Director Amy Holden Jones shot a promo film of the original script's prologue for $1,000 so she could get a directing job from Roger Corman. Corman was so impressed by the promo that he asked Jones to make a feature-length movie from the script. See more »
When Russ Thorn chases Linda down the corridor, she runs right to the end of the corridor, then heads down the last row of lockers, and Russ follows her (there is also no poster on the wall.) In the next shot of Russ running down this row of lockers, it's now apparent that it's not the end row; because there is no end wall, and now there is also a poster on the wall behind him. See more »
[the girls are covering up the pizza guy's dead body]
He's dead, all right. So cold.
Is the pizza?
[Jackie takes a slice of pizza]
Well, life goes on after all and eating makes me feel best when I feel bad, and boy do I feel bad.
[she takes a bite of the pizza]
I feel better already. Really, I do.
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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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