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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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Ricky (as Jonathan Tierston)
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Mike (as Tom Van Dell)
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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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...you won't be coming home! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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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

Some of the campers seen getting off the buses at the beginning of the film are relatives of the cast and crew. See more »

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The large pile of corn that they intend to boil for the campers appears to be feed corn for animals and not sweet corn. See more »

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Judy: How come Angela gets to talk to the boys all day, and WE have to play volleyball?
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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 Good 80's Slasher Flick
17 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

Sleepaway Camp is....you guessed it- about a group of kids at a summer camp being knocked off one by one. Its got that classic 80's slasher music with bad acting, editing, and effects, but thats what I love about them. This is one of those slasher flicks thats good for a movie night with your friends. And that ending you've heard so much about...its pretty cool and unexpected. Its not only a slash flick, but a film about sexual identity. Worth the price of rental. Check it out!


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