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Sleepaway Camp (1983)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  18 November 1983 (USA)
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Angela Baker, a traumatized and very shy young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance.

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Alison (Carrie Chambers), a survivor of the Sleepaway Camp trilogy, is being plagued by nightmares which gruesomely force her to revisit the Sleepaway Camp... See full synopsis »

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A remake of the 1983 horror film about a an overnight summer camp that goes horribly wrong.

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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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"Carrie" meets "Friday the 13th." See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »

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18 November 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nightmare Vacation  »

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$350,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

There were three original songs (which were not just orchestrated) used in the movie, but only one of them was released on a soundtrack album. See more »

Goofs

When there is a fight between the boys in the rec hall, the cowboy hat on the floor moves back and forth from and towards the fight between shots. See more »

Quotes

Billy: Eat shit and die, Ricky!
Ricky: Eat shit and live, Bill.
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Crazy Credits

At the end when all the credits are finished, the freeze-frame of Angela stays onscreen for about 10 more seconds. See more »

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A great bad slasher movie(not for everyone)
26 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This 1983 horror slasher gem was written and directed by first time director Robert Hiltzik. The story begins with a boating accident which kills the main character Angela's father and brother. We then move forward in time, now Angela is living with her Aunt Martha and her cousin Ricky. Angela and Ricky then go to camp and it is Angela's first time going but Rickey has been there before. Angela doesn't get along with the other campers and is very quiet. A series of murders begin and it is a mystery who is killing all these people. Could it be Ricky who made death threats, could it be Mozart killing these campers because he was picked on, could it be Angela, or could it be someone else? This movie has very interesting and unique deaths without gore. This movie is not for everyone, if you are a fan of cheesy horror movies or just slashers definitely check out this movie. You will never forget the ending.


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