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Sleepaway Camp (1983)

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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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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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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 »

Goofs

During the baseball game, Ricky runs for home and slides into it. His hat flies off his head and he leaves without it. Then they show him at the bleachers and he has it on. See more »

Quotes

Angela: Meet me at the waterfront, after the social.
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Crazy Credits

The opening title card reads: "In fond memory of Mom, a doer." See more »

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Angela's Theme
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Written and Performed by Frankie Vinci
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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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