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Girls Nite Out (1982)

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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Lynn Connors
James Carroll ...
Teddy Ratliff
Suzanne Barnes ...
Dawn Sorenson
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Barney / Katie Cavanaugh
Al McGuire ...
Coach Kimble
Lauren-Marie Taylor ...
Sheila Robinson
David Holbrook ...
Mike Pryor
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Jane
Mart McChesney ...
Pete 'Maniac' Krizaniac
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Kathy
John Didrichsen ...
Ralph Bostwick
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Leslie Peterson
Mathew Dunn ...
Michael Benson
Susan Pitts ...
Trish
Paul Christie ...
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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 <gduryea@atlantic.net>

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The next time you go to a Fancy Dress Party....check who's going with you. See more »


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20 June 1982 (USA)  »

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The Scaremaker  »

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This film was shot in 1982 under the title The Scaremaker. It didn't see a release until 1984 when distributors picked it up and re-named it Girls Nite Out to play up the lurid angle for marketing. See more »

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By-The-Numbers
18 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A pretty by-the-numbers slasher entry from the early '80's. A maniac in a bear suit with steak knives for claws (Freddy?) prowls around a college campus on the night of a coed scavenger hunt. There's a small body-count, a really dumb ending and a little blood. The film is pretty dark-looking, but there are some good atmospheric shots, and the acting is above average for this type of film. The story moves fast enough, but the murder scenes seem poorly executed, leaving little to offer slasher fans. The bear costume is original though. Too bad the ending is incredibly stupid (that dubbed-in voice just does not work). Features a few messy neck shreddings, but little else. Two Stars.


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