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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 Baker has undergone years of therapy, electro-shock and sexual reassignment surgeries, and finally... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Happy Slashing! See more (128 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Pamela Springsteen ... Angela Baker / Angela Johnson

Renée Estevez ... Molly Nagle
Tony Higgins ... Sean Whitmore
Valerie Hartman ... Ally Burgess

Brian Patrick Clarke ... T.C.

Walter Gotell ... Uncle John

Susan Marie Snyder ... Mare
Terry Hobbs ... Rob Darrinco
Kendall Bean ... Demi
Julie Murphy ... Lea
Carol Chambers ... Brooke Schote
Amy Fields ... Jodi Schote
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
Laura Paris .... wardrobe supervisor
Tracy Thornton .... wardrobe assistant
 
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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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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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:
Shot back-to-back and at the very same location as its sequel, Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989). Both finished within six weeks.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Clothes on the floor change position and (dis)appear, as the boys raid the girls cabin for bras.See more »
Quotes:
Angela:I'm giving you one last chance, Mare. We're sleeping out tomorrow night. Just say your sorry.
Mare:Never! I would rather die first, Angela.
Mare:[Angela reaches for something in the backseat] What are you looking for, a gun?
Angela:No, a drill.
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Movie Connections:
References "The Facts of Life" (1979)See more »
Soundtrack:
Instant Club Hit (You'll Dance to Anything)See more »

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What are the differences between the old BBFC 18 Version and the Uncensored Version?
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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Happy Slashing!, 2 November 2005
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

100% female and waving around the certificate of goody-goody Girl Scout, Angela signs in as a counselor at Rolling Hills summer camp. She's determined to make it a fun summer for everyone, singing Kumbaya-songs around the fire and all, but she keeps on having conflicts with rebellious and sex-hungry teenagers. In order to uphold the camp's happy spirit, Angela has no other option but to send the rotten apples home. Of course "sending people home" in Angela's book means slaughtering them brutally… Talking in terms of 80's slashers, the original "Sleepaway Camp" (released in 1983) is a classic. Along with a selected group of other titles (like "Prom Night", "Friday the 13th" and "The Prowler"), the original is a film that every self-respecting horror fan simply has to see. This first sequel isn't nearly as 'essential', but it still stands as a highly enjoyable and relaxing film. The script contains absolutely no tension or plot-twists, since you already know the culprit's identity from the beginning, so all the excitement depends on the various methods by which the teenager are killed off. Angela uses drills, strings of a guitar, car battery-acid, campfires and there even is an entire act in which campers battle dressed up like horror icons Jason Vorhees, Freddy Krueger and Leatherface! The biggest trump of "Sleepaway Camp" is that it never takes itself too seriously and it has absolutely no ambition to be a compelling film. All in one, a light-hearted movie with gore, nudity and an attractive cast. You simply can't expect more from a movie like this.

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