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The Prey (1984)

R | | Horror | 2 November 1984 (USA)
Six campers jaunt off to North Point, where they're promptly stalked and killed by a ghoulish man who ultimately is just looking for a little love.

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(as Edwin Scott Brown)

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(screenplay), (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Debbie Thureson ...
Nancy
...
Joel
Lori Lethin ...
Bobbie
Robert Wald ...
Skip
Gayle Gannes ...
Gail
Philip Wenckus ...
Greg
Jackson Bostwick ...
Mark O'Brien
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Lester Tile
Connie Hunter ...
Mary Sylvester
Ted Hayden ...
Frank Sylvester
Garry Goodrow ...
Sgt. Parsons
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Six campers jaunt off to North Point, where they're promptly stalked and killed by a ghoulish man who ultimately is just looking for a little love. Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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It's not human, and it's got an axe!

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2 November 1984 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The Prey was shot in 1978, but didn't see a release until 1984 when New World Pictures finally picked it up. See more »

Goofs

Characters' voices don't match lip movement; numerous instances within the first 5-10 minutes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Videoclub (2013) See more »

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Yawn...
21 August 1999 | by (Greensboro, NC) – See all my reviews

Even by the lowered standards of '80s slasher movies, this one stinks. The usual gaggle of oversexed teens heads for a "forbidden" part of forest, which burned in the 1940s and apparently left a sole angry survivor. Fast forward (actually, you'll want to fast-forward through much of this mess) to the present day, where a couple of campers are butchered; the teens follow in their wake, while a semi-concerned park ranger (a sleepwalking Jackie Coogan) and his healthier cohort (who spins a lot of time tuning his banjo) succeed partially in steering our attention from yards of run-of-the-mill nature-footage padding. Finally, more killings--but nothing you haven't seen a zillion times before. If you want to see the kids butchered, opt for SLEEPAWAY CAMP or the first FRIDAY THE 13TH over this


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