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Slightly traumatized and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.

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Storyline

After a horrible boating accident kills her family, Angela, a shy and sullen young girl, moves in with her eccentric aunt Martha, alongside her protective cousin Ricky. One summer, Martha sends the kids to Camp Arawak. Soon after their arrival, a series of bizarre and increasingly violent accidents begins to claim the lives of various campers. Who is the twisted individual behind these murders? The disclosure of the murderer's identity is one of the most shocking climaxes in the history of American cinema. Written by Drew

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A nice place for summer vacation - a perfect place to die! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »

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18 November 1983 (USA)  »

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Nightmare Vacation  »

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$350,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Jane Krakowski was originally cast to play Judy. See more »

Goofs

When Eddie and the little kids go camping with their flashlights, the light reflection of the camera hits Eddie in the face. See more »

Quotes

Judy: She's a real carpenter's dream: flat as a board and needs a screw!
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The opening title card reads: "In fond memory of Mom, a doer." See more »

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Great American Slasher with an ending you'll never forget
14 June 2003 | by (The Moon) – See all my reviews

This is 80's American Cheese at it's greatest! The cast does a great job and the script is actually really good. If your a fan of cheesy slasher flicks this is one you should certainly check out...and absolutely DO NOT MISS THE ENDING!!!! One of the creepiest endings I've ever seen in a movie which is sure to give anyone the chills. A truly wicked low budget horror flick.


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