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They're Playing with Fire (1984)

A married college professor decides to seduce her student, whom she hired as a handyman for her yacht. The hesitant student succumbs to his buxom professor, but their romance is interrupted by her corrupt husband and a masked murderer.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Stevens
Eric Brown ...
Jay Richard
Michael Stevens
Paul Clemens ...
Martin 'Bird' Johnson
Lillian Stevens
Gene Bicknell ...
George Johnson
Curt Ayers ...
The Bartender
Bill Conklin ...
Terese Hanses ...
Pub Singer
Greg Kaye ...
Suzanne Kennedy ...
Violet Manes ...
Alvy Moore ...
Joe Portaro ...


During the opening sequences, a college student is seduced by his college professor. After that, it is disclosed that her husband has concocted a devilish scheme to steal millions from an inheritance fund run by his dotty grandmother and totally nasty mother. However, all of that is cast aside for the goings-on of a masked lunatic who is slaughtering the cast in best Jason style. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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From his French maid, he got Private Lessons. Now his English professor is giving him a REAL education.


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April 1984 (USA)  »

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Brincando com Fogo  »

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You only have to wait 8 minutes into the film before Sybil Danning disrobes. See more »


In a scene where Diane has finished her shower, she steps out, grabs a towel and dries herself. In the next scene where we see her husband and we see her in the mirror, she is inside the shower again with the towel. See more »


Midnight Rhythm
Written and Performed by John Cacavas Jr. (as John Mark Cacavas Jr.)
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Sybil Danning's bod, everything else bad
26 August 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Some of the Database comments on this movie are mind-boggling. In this movie, Danning conspicuously displays what she's best-known for, and it sure ain't her thespian skills, buddy.

Her three sex scenes in the movie are unbelievably enthusiastic and should send most slobbering males to the fast-forward button to find the next such scene. The rest of the movie is a dreary slasher thriller that, most incredulously, even manages a happy ending. You know what level the movie's at when the student whom Danning is deflowering tries to carry on a mundane conversation while this busty vixen is on top

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