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Director:
Writer:
Robert Hiltzik (written by)
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Release Date:
18 November 1983 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
...you won't be coming home! See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
New York Kids At Camp! See more (291 total) »

Cast

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Felissa Rose ... Angela

Jonathan Tiersten ... Ricky (as Jonathan Tierston)
Karen Fields ... Judy
Christopher Collet ... Paul
Mike Kellin ... Mel

Katherine Kamhi ... Meg
Paul DeAngelo ... Ronnie

Thomas E. van Dell ... Mike (as Tom Van Dell)
Loris Sallahian ... Billy
John E. Dunn ... Kenny (as John Dunn)
Willy Kuskin ... Mozart
Desiree Gould ... Aunt Martha
Owen Hughes ... Artie
Robert Earl Jones ... Ben
Susan Glaze ... Susie
Frank Trent Saladino ... Gene
Rick Edrich ... Jeff
Fred Greene ... Eddie
Allen Breton ... Frank the Cop

Michael C. Mahon ... Hal (as Mike Mahon)
John Churchill ... Doctor
Dan Tursi ... John

James Paradise ... Lenny
Paul Poland ... Craig
Alyson Mord ... Mary Ann
Carol Robinson ... Dolores
Bram Hand ... Scott
Brad Frankel ... Joey
Dee Dee Friedman ... Marie
Julie Delisio ... Betsy
Michael Lerman ... Greg
Lisa Buckler ... Leslie
Colette Lee Corcoran ... Young Angela

Frank Sorrentino ... Young Peter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tim Clark ... Boy (uncredited)
Glenn-Thomas Ford ... Asst. Cook (uncredited)
Archie Liberace ... Naked Angela (uncredited)
Mike Tatosian ... Assistant Cook (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Hiltzik 
 
Writing credits
Robert Hiltzik (written by)

Produced by
Robert Hiltzik .... executive producer
Jerry Silva .... producer
Michele Tatosian .... producer
 
Original Music by
Edward Bilous 
 
Cinematography by
Benjamin Davis (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ron Kalish 
Sharyn L. Ross 
 
Casting by
Michele Tatosian 
 
Production Design by
William Bilowit  (as William Billowit)
 
Art Direction by
Joan Brockschmidt  (as Joni Brockschmidt)
Ellen Hopkins 
Jorge Luis Toro 
 
Costume Design by
Eileen Sieff Stroup  (as Eileen Sieff)
 
Makeup Department
Ed French .... makeup illusions (as Edward French)
Diane Lawrence .... makeup effects lab assistant
Suzen Poshek .... hairstylist (as Suzan Poshek)
Suzen Poshek .... makeup artist (as Suzan Poshek)
 
Production Management
Carl Clifford .... production manager
Ron Kalish .... post-production supervisor
Philip Murphy .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David DeClerque .... second assistant director
Richard Feury .... first assistant director
Mitchell Wood .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Oded Carmi .... boom operator
Jack Cooley .... sound re-recording mixer
Rolf Pardula .... sound mixer
Sharyn L. Ross .... sound editor: Magnofex
Linda Shamest .... sound editor: Magnofex
Ron Kalish .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Ray Quintana .... commentary re-recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
William Bilowit .... special effects coordinator (as Bill Billowit)
Ed Fountain .... special mechanical effects
 
Stunts
Cliff Cudney .... stunt coordinator
Norman Lopez .... stunt helper
Rick Schierbaum .... stunt man
Webster Whinery .... assistant stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sam Bender .... gaffer
Julie Gant .... best boy
Darryl Green .... dolly grip
Jeff Levy .... gaffer
John McElwain .... second electrician
Abe Schrager .... camera operator
Nick Tallo .... key grip
Frank Williams .... second assistant camera
John Wilson .... first assistant camera
Chaim Kantor .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Rebecca Brizee .... extra casting: Glens Falls
Mike Kara .... extra casting: New York
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy A. Palmatier .... assistant costume designer (as Nancy Palmatier)
Lucy Tatosian .... wardrobe production assistant
 
Editorial Department
Sandra Kaufman .... assistant editor
David M. Perkins .... final colorist (2000 DVD)
Joe Violante .... color consultant: Technicolor
 
Music Department
Bradford Giaimo .... music producer: B&G Music Productions
Scott Hendricks .... engineering consultant
Piers Plaskitt .... music recording consultant
 
Other crew
David Baldwin .... production assistant
Murri Barber .... assistant to producer (as Muri Barber)
Pamela Bowring .... production assistant
René Simon Cruz Jr. .... production assistant (as Rene Cruz)
Scott Fleischer .... consultant: special equipment
Glenn-Thomas Ford .... production assistant (as Glen T. Ford)
Kevin Freeman .... production assistant
Sal Giarratano .... consultant: special equipment (as Sal Giarrantano)
Robin Grey .... location auditor
Ben Jordan .... location security
Alexander Kahn .... production assistant
Deborah Lee .... production office coordinator
Joel Mann .... legal consultant
Paul Marcus .... coordinator: New York
Malia Scotch Marmo .... production assistant
Shamus McGarry .... production assistant
Martha Mitchell .... script supervisor
Matthew Oscar .... logo designer: Amercian Eagle Films
Betty Pattinian .... catering consultant (as Aunt Betty Pattinian)
Clara Rodriguez .... production assistant
Steven Scott .... production assistant
Robert Supino .... consultant: special equipment
Susie Sweet .... catering associate
Mike Tatosian .... production assistant (as Michael Tatosian)
Victoria Tatosian .... caterer
Pete Williams .... location tutor
Kathryn Winn .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Coke Tatosian .... special thanks: for having so many wonderful children
Lucy Tatosian .... special thanks: for having so many wonderful children
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Summercamp Inferno" - Japan (English title) (video title)
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Runtime:
88 min | USA:84 min (DVD version)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Australia:R (DVD rating) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 (1988) (uncut) | Finland:K-16 (1986) (cut) | Norway:18 | Singapore:PG (cut) | UK:15 | UK:18 (original rating) (cut) | UK:15 (re-rating) (2004) (uncut) | USA:R | West Germany:16 (cut)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The original artwork for the Sleepaway Camp Survival Kit boxed set, which included the unauthorized sequels, was recalled after complaints were made by the American Red Cross.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: At the very beginning when the two kids are sitting on the boat they have a huge gap between them in the far shots, but when it switches to a closeup they are sitting right next to each other.See more »
Quotes:
Meg:If she were any quieter, she'd be dead!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
Take a ChanceSee more »

FAQ

What are the lyrics of "Angela's Theme"?
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18 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
New York Kids At Camp!, 8 July 2007
Author: peace63 from Valencia, Spain

This is a really fun movie for me. I grew up in New York City, and all those nasty kids constantly dropping the F bombs on each other reminded me of NYC. I bet there were lots of summer camps back in the Pre-Politically Correct days, where the kids smoked, swore, and spent all their time trying to score with the teen girls. Sleepaway Camp captures that rough 1970s New York teenager attitude perfectly.

Angela is a girl whose Dad and sister died in a tragic accident caused by dumb teenagers goofing off. Angela is traumatized and does not talk much. Unfortunately, the mean girls of this camp are merciless, and the boys are just as bad when they are not trying to force themselves on the poor girl. The only person who tries to help is her cousin, and he soon gets blamed for the mysterious deaths that happen at the camp.

The surprise ending to this film will really blow you away because everyone likes to root for the underdog. Angela plays her role very well, mostly because she has beautiful eyes and does not have to do much except react to the vicious bullies at the camp. Judy and Meg are especially relentless. The fact that there are so many mean kids at the camp is what makes the ending so surprising. Almost any of those kids could have been the serial killer. Sleepaway Camp is a gem of the 1980s era. It is unique and twisted in more ways than you can imagine.

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