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Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers -- The grisly murders that terrorized Camp Arawak have become favorite ghost stories around Camp Rolling Hills six years later. As each of the campers learn the secrets about the murders, their carefree days at summer camp come to an end.

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Director:
Writers:
Fritz Gordon (written by)
Robert Hiltzik (based on an original idea by)
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Release Date:
3 March 1990 (Japan) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
...and they thought it was just another ghost story! See more »
Plot:
Angela, supposedly reformed and living under an assumed surname, is working at a summer camp. However, when the campers start misbehaving, she soon reverts to her old ways. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Do You Know The Happy Camper Song? See more (130 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Pamela Springsteen ... Angela

Renée Estevez ... Molly
Tony Higgins ... Sean
Valerie Hartman ... Ally

Brian Patrick Clarke ... TC

Walter Gotell ... Uncle John

Susan Marie Snyder ... Mare
Terry Hobbs ... Rob
Kendall Bean ... Demi
Julie Murphy ... Lea
Carol Chambers ... Brooke
Amy Fields ... Jodi
Benji Wilhoite ... Anthony
Walter Franks III ... Judd
Justin Nowell ... Charlie
Heather Binion ... Phoebe
Jason Ehrlich ... Emilio
Carol Martin Vines ... Diane
Tricia Grant ... Girl Sent Home

Jill Jane Clements ... Woman in Truck

Directed by
Michael A. Simpson 
 
Writing credits
Fritz Gordon (written by)

Robert Hiltzik (based on an original idea by)

Produced by
Robert F. Phillips .... associate producer (as Bob Phillips)
Jerry Silva .... producer
Michael A. Simpson .... producer
Stan Wakefield .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
James Oliverio 
 
Cinematography by
Bill Mills (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John David Allen 
 
Casting by
Shay Griffin 
 
Art Direction by
Frank Galline 
 
Makeup Department
Christina Cobb .... special makeup effects assistant
Bill Johnson .... special makeup effects artist
Maritza Rodriguez .... hair artist
Maritza Rodriguez .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Michael Hitchcock .... executive in charge of production
James Oliverio .... post-production supervisor
Robert F. Phillips .... production manager (as Bob Phillips)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Patrick Graham .... second second assistant director
Catherine Murphy .... second assistant director
Jerry Pece .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Ellen Goldwasser .... props assistant
Shad Leach .... set designer
Robert Tate Nichols .... sets assistant (as Tate Nichols)
 
Sound Department
Amy Carey .... dialogue editor
Mary H. Ellis .... location sound mixer (as Mary Ellis)
Bill Fibben .... boom operator
Robert Gillespie .... sound effects editor
Jim Langwell .... dubbing engineer
Dave Wheeler .... rerecording engineer
 
Special Effects by
Dick Cross .... special effects rigging: Spectacular Effects International
 
Visual Effects by
Pat Kilpatrick .... title designer: Atlanta Film Effects
Hal Pearson .... titles and opticals: Atlanta Film Effects
 
Stunts
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. .... stunt coordinator (as Lonnie Smith)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Norman Andrews .... second assistant camera
Jeff Becker .... best boy electric
Jim Clark .... still photographer
Suzanne Colley .... still photographer
Dave Elliot .... electrician
Eddie Evans .... best boy grip
Scott W. Leftridge .... dolly grip (as Scott Leftridge)
Bill Phillips .... swing man
Robert F. Phillips .... additional camera operator (as Bob Phillips)
Keith Sherer .... additional camera operator
Keith Sherer .... gaffer
Roger Sherer .... additional camera operator
Roger Sherer .... key grip
Dudley J. Voll .... first assistant camera (as Dudley Voll)
 
Casting Department
Deborah Drust .... extras casting
Steve Silva .... additional casting consultant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tracy Thornton Coffie .... wardrobe assistant (as Tracy Thornton)
Laura Paris .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Dana Middleton .... apprentice editor
Pat Miller .... negative matcher
Jim Schulte .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Amy Carey .... music editor
James Charles .... music recording engineer: OMI Studios, Atlanta
Noreen Farrell .... assistant music coordinator (as Noreen Farrell-Herzog)
Robert Gillespie .... music recording engineer: OMI Studios, Atlanta
 
Transportation Department
Russ Blackmon .... transportation
Mark Jamieson .... driver
Leslie Peterson .... driver
 
Other crew
Lance Alford .... security coordinator
Russ Blackmon .... locations
Carol Chambers .... assistant: Mr. Simpson
Carol Chambers .... legs: second unit
Suzanne Colley .... accounting assistant
Alison Dean .... production secretary
Richard Eisenberg .... insurance: Great Northern Brokerage Corp.
Kathy England .... insurance: Great Northern Brokerage Corp. (as Kathleen England)
Paul Jones .... accounting consultant
Ken McBride .... medic
Kristen McGary .... script supervisor (as Kris McGary)
Rene Mitchell .... production assistant
Aggi Pharo .... insurance: Johnson & Higgins
Greg Poulos .... dialogue coach
Danny Robinson .... production assistant
Jerry Silva .... presenter
Rosalie Silva .... rights consultant
Barbara J. Simon .... assistant: Mr. Silva
Ethlyn Spires .... caterer: Production Catering (as Ethelyn Spires)
George Spires .... caterer: Production Catering
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Bill Anderson .... special thanks
Curtis Beck .... special thanks: Enigma Records
Tim Bennett .... special thanks
Norman Bielowicz .... special thanks: director, Georgia Film and Videotape Office (as Norm Bielowicz)
Hoyt Bilbo .... special thanks
Linda Brenick .... special thanks
John Capron .... special thanks
Linda Frascino .... special thanks
Donald Harden .... special thanks
Jim Langwell .... special thanks: Lanco Sound
Harold Marks .... special thanks
Donna Smith .... special thanks
Ed Spivia .... special thanks
Floyd Statham .... special thanks
Dave Straub .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
80 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Netherlands:16 (video rating) | UK:18 | UK:15 (DVD rating) | USA:R | West Germany:18 (heavily cut) (BPjM restricted)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The characters Charlie and Emilio (played by Jason Ehrlich and Justin Nowell) are the real life names of Molly Nagle's (Renee Estevez) brothers, Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After the two boys dump the bucket of water over Angela, a white rope appears by the door in a close-up of her.See more »
Quotes:
Sean Whitmore:Angela... You're Angela Baker, the Angel of Death. I should have called you Peter.
Angela:My name is Angela Johnson.
Sean Whitmore:You're Angela Baker. You killed all those kids at Camp Arawak.
Angela:I've been Angela Johnson for four years.
Sean Whitmore:How did you get this job here?
Angela:Easy. I've got great recommendations from doctors, psychiatrists, even clergymen. I did my time. Two years of therapy, electroshock, was on every pill you ever heard of, plus an operation. I'm completely cured. If I wasn't they wouldn't have let me out. How do you know so much about me?
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Soundtrack:
Happy Camper SongSee more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the old BBFC 18 Version and the Uncensored Version?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Do You Know The Happy Camper Song?, 20 August 2004
Author: (mdsmith101@hotmail.com) from Stockton, UK

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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