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The Zero Boys (1986)

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
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Rip
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Trish
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Killer (as Joe Phelan)
Gary Jochimsen ...
Killer #2
John Michaels ...
Casey
Elise Turner ...
Victim
T.K. Webb ...
Killer #3
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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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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The perfect combination of action and horror....
5 November 1999 | by (Tyringe, Sweden) – See all my reviews

For those thinking horror movies are focusing too much on poltergeists, men with hockey masks and aliens from outer space this one might be a surprise. Nothing that happens in this film strikes against reality as everything that happens to Steve, Larry and Rip also may happen to anyone in their situation. To make it short: The perfect combination of action and horror.... Me personally is a fan of the pace and moods of The Zero Boys as it captures your attention almost immediately. The actors (without being Jack Nicholsons)do their parts very good and especially I like Jared Moses as the loudmouthed Rip. The movie is not in any way overdimensionalized as very simple means are used to picture the story and enhance the feeling of something evil in the air. I use to enjoy the work of Nico Mastorakis...and this is no exception.


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