Girls Nite Out (1982)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  20 June 1982 (USA)
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A killer, wearing a dancing bear suit, stalks a variety of cheerleaders during an all-night scavenger hunt at a remote Ohio college.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lynn Connors
James Carroll ...
Teddy Ratliff
Suzanne Barnes ...
Dawn Sorenson
Barney / Katie Cavanaugh
Al McGuire ...
Coach Kimble
Lauren-Marie Taylor ...
Sheila Robinson
David Holbrook ...
Mike Pryor
Mart McChesney ...
Pete 'Maniac' Krizaniac
Carrick Glenn ...
John Didrichsen ...
Ralph Bostwick
Leslie Peterson
Mathew Dunn ...
Michael Benson
Susan Pitts ...
Paul Christie ...


The day after a huge party a scavenger hunt is held. Every college-age kid in town is out for the grand prize. One-by-one they are all dispatched by a killer in a giant bear suit. But who is it? Written by Greg Duryea <>

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20 June 1982 (USA)  »

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The Scaremaker  »

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Rutanya Alda stated in an on-line interview that she was never paid for acting in this film. See more »


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The Scaremaker (1984 - UK Video Title)
3 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Well, I came across this little number in Greenwich at the Exchange shop and although the sleeve was an awfully painted picture that "bears" little to no resemblence to any scene in the film I thought I'd pay the £3 and give it a twirl. I'm glad I did. It's good little slasher flick compared to most of the low budget teen horrors of the time. The plot is a little thin as are the not-so-special effects and the killer's stupid costume, but all this adds to the charm. It's the kind of film you'd get from the video man on a friday night and watch with your cousins. And there's loads of almost familar faces that we've all seen in horror films from the era including "Vicky" from "Friday The 13th Part 2". Watchable if you can actually find this title anywhere anymore.

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