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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Debbie Thureson ...
Nancy
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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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Jackie Coogan's last project. See more »

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

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Referenced in Video Violence (1987) See more »

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Mutual of Omaha Presents: THE PREY
14 May 2007 | by (kentucky) – See all my reviews

Everything everyone has said already pretty much rings true when it comes to 'The Prey'. Endless nature footage, bad acting - Aside from these elements, this is a watchable film for slasher fans that in some cases, is considered a cult classic.

Jackson Bostwick and Jackie Coogan play pretty well off each other. There's also a three minute banjo solo that shows off Bostwick's skill behind the instrument. Not too bad if I do say so myself.

The last ten minutes of the 'film' are its saving grace. The ending still haunts me to this day. This can also sport a short lived plus in that an early John Carl Bucheler does the special effects. Some may know him from films like 'Troll' and 'Friday the 13th part 7 - He directed both these films) All in all, this isn't a movie everyone will find something redeeming in. In fact, on a Hollywood level, this can rank right up there with one of the businesses most amateurish efforts, but for that handful (yet very loyal) of slasher movie fans in the world, even the bad acting and atrocious nature footage can be forgiven.


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