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Killer Party (1986)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 9 May 1986 (USA)
In order to join a sorority, three friends go to a hazing party in an old house where a sadistic bloodthirsty demonic spirit is lying in wait.

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Cast

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Blake
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Martin
Elaine Wilkes ...
Phoebe
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Professor Zito
Sherry Willis-Burch ...
Vivia
Alicia Fleer ...
Veronica
Woody Brown ...
Albert Harrison
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Jennifer
Terri Hawkes ...
Melanie
Deborah Hancock ...
Pam
Laura Sherman ...
Sandy
Jeff Pustil ...
Virgil
Pam Hyatt ...
Mrs. Henshaw
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Bee-Boy
Jason Warren ...
Bee-Boy
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Storyline

Three gorgeous babes decide to join a sorority, and a whole bunch of horny guys dump bees in the sorority's back yard where a bunch of girls are naked in the outside hot tub so when the girls jump out the boys use a video camera to take lots of shots of them. Their house mother gets talked into letting the girls have a hazing party in a forbidden frat house, and when she goes there to make sure the place is safe, she first stops at a handy grave in the front yard to explain to 'Allan' why she's letting the girls use the house, and tells him that it was all an accident and it's time for him to just let it go. Allan doesn't answer her, since he's dead. Or is he? As she is nailing down a loose banister on the stairway, a mysterious figure appears before her, brandishing what looks like a tire iron, she turns, asks "What are you doing here?" and this person does answer her by striking her dead. Well, the three pledges go through a hazing (and there are some very nice set pieces here, ... Written by Jim Knoppow

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By the end of the dance, some of the sorority sisters were dead on their feet. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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9 May 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The April Fool  »

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Opening Weekend:

$197,018 (USA) (11 May 1986)

Gross:

$681,337 (USA)
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The film suffered severe cuts by the MPAA. As a result, most of the murders occur off-camera and feature little to no gore or violence. Because of this, the filmmakers edited the film in such a way in that the murders seem to happen immediately after each other in quick succession. When the film was originally shot, more time had passed between each murder, which included special effects and on-screen violence. Ironically, the promotional material released feature several shots of the excised deaths, including an image of Pam (Deborah Hancock) getting skewered by the trident. See more »

Goofs

When April sits in the car, the amount of popcorn in her bucket changes. See more »

Quotes

Veronica: OK, slime-buckets, listen up! The phrase for today is: 'I myself prefer a big, fat cucumber.' Let's hear it.
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Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Give It Up
Written by Harry Wayne Casey (as Harry W. Casey), Deborah Carter
Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band
Published by Harrick Music
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the greatest bad horror movie ever made
1 July 1999 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Killer party offers a combination of horror and laugh-out-loud bad effects. the storyline is not new and at times is very predictable but what saves the film is that you can't help but get involved. the film achieves the difficult balance between being hilariously poor and being at times truly terrifying.

a true 80s horror film. it is perfect for light hearted entertainment, offering both laughs at the low budget effects and occasional moments of terror.


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