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The Zero Boys (1986)

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A group of friends travel to a wilderness area to play a survival game. Soon they unexpectedly find themselves in a real-life survival situation.

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Steve
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Jamie
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Sue
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Larry
Jared Moses ...
Rip
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Trish
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Killer (as Joe Phelan)
Gary Jochimsen ...
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Casey
Elise Turner ...
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T.K. Webb ...
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Jason Ricketts ...
Soldier #1
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Soldier #2 (as Stephen T. Kay)
Neil Weiss ...
Soldier #3
Harry Donenfeld ...
Snake man
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A group of friends travel to a wilderness area to play a survival game. Soon they unexpectedly find themselves in a real-life survival situation.

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Dawn Of A New Breed Of Heroes


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Heros Boys  »

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Filmed on the same locations and sets as Friday the 13th Part 3-D. See more »

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Steve reassures his girlfriend that their Uzis are, "...semi automatics. Perfectly legal." In fact even semi automatic Uzis are still consider Class III weapons covered under the NFA (National Firearms Control Act of 1934) due to their 10 inch barrels. California does not grant permits for such weapons to private citizens. Even semi automatic Uzis must be classified as a "carbine" with a 16 inch barrel, or a "pistol" with no buttstock. See more »

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I really loved it!
11 March 2001 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Wow, I've just seen the "Zero Boys" and I have to admit that I enjoyed this trip very much. The movie takes some time to get into action but after some minutes one can feel the perfectly created horror - atmosphere. I was mostly fascinated by the way this movie is presented to its audience: the camera direction is quite often exaggerated in an unusual but flawless way in order to preserve the creepy atmosphere. I was pleased by the killers being presented in a supernatural way. Often the spectator has the feeling that the killers are so superior that none of the victims could survive, but watch it yourself...... Mastorakis even included some allusions. For example one of the "Boys" is asking for "Jason" to come out of the house which they're standing in front of (It's the killers' house). For those who like the killers, the ending might be satisfying, but convince yourself! What a pity that Mastorakis never made Part II. Finally I can only remark that Fans of killer movies like "I still know...." or "Friday 13th" may watch this movie without hesitation. Believe me, it's definitely worth it!


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