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Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  3 March 1990 (Japan)
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Angela Baker has undergone years of therapy, electro-shock and sexual reassignment surgeries, and finally landed herself a job in the last place she should be working - camp rolling hills. ... See full summary »

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Molly Nagle
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Sean Whitmore
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Uncle John
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Rob Darrinco
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Jodi Schote
Benji Wilhoite ...
Anthony
Walter Franks III ...
Judd
Justin Nowell ...
Charlie
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Angela Baker has undergone years of therapy, electro-shock and sexual reassignment surgeries, and finally landed herself a job in the last place she should be working - camp rolling hills. She has an old fashioned approach as to how camp should be, and an old familiar deadly way of making sure that those who don't follow her rules don't get to come back next summer. Written by Dismal Angel

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Trivia

This film was shot in Waco, Georgia, at a camp ground formerly known to locals as Camp Waco. It is now private property. Most of the buildings used in the film are now gone. The restroom, abandoned cabin and swimming pool are the only things remaining. See more »

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The position of Sean's hands as he lies and talks with Molly at the poolside changes. See more »

Quotes

Ally: [after sex] That was great, thanks a lot. That was fun.
Ally: Listen, you don't have AIDS or anything, do you?
Rob Darrinco: No!
Ally: Great! See ya!
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Crazy Credits

After the last bit of credits the following bit is seen, a scene from earlier in the movie. (After murdering the head counselor Angela ducks her head back into the main cabin) Angela: Goodnight Campers. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Happy Camper Song
Lyrics by Michael Hitchcock
Music by James Oliverio
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Do You Know The Happy Camper Song?
20 August 2004 | by (Stockton, UK) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie years on video (lousy quality), well last night I bought the Anchor Bay DVD Box Set, the picture quality is amazing, and the whole movie is so much more fun!

Pamela Springsteen delivers one of the greatest horror movie performances of all time, as a relentlessly chipper Camp Counselor, at Camp Rolling Hills.

Needless to say the Camp is filled with the usual joking japesters and jocks and worst of all - MULLETS! Most of the girls are complete bitches (except for Rene Estevez) who drink, smoke dope and screw around, even to the extent of fornicating. This does not make for good campers. Unluckily for them Pam Springsteen (Angela Baker) is on hand to teach them the values of camping.

The splatter effect is excellent in this movie, the deaths are very imaginative, and as for Angela's cabin deep in the woods...don't go inside. The scenes dealing with the cabin were well done, and very macabre, for some odd reason it reminded me of Rob Zombie's "House of 1000 Corpses".

I also really liked the sequence with the 2 teens donned up as Freddy and Jason - no sweat for Angela!

Pamela Springsteen is great in this role and should have own figure made, all the other horror icon do, but I guess this is a little obscure.

Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers: 3/5

PS: love the ending - "Howdy pard'ner!"


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