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Rush Week (1989)

Unrated | | Horror | 1 January 1989 (USA)
When Toni Daniels, an ambitious student reporter, goes in search of an exciting story, she discovers the dark secrets of Tambers College. Three beautiful coeds have disappeared, leaving ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pamela Ludwig ...
Toni Daniels
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Jeff Jacobs
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Dean Grail
Donald Grant ...
Byron Rogers
Courtney Gebhart ...
Jonelle Watson
John Donovan ...
Arnold Krangen
David Denney ...
Greg Ochs
Todd Eric Andrews ...
Harvan
Laura Burkett ...
Rebecca Winters
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Parker
Edward Rayden ...
Ichabod
Mark Clayman ...
Gordo
Toni Lee ...
Alma
Johnna Johnson ...
Cigarette Girl
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When Toni Daniels, an ambitious student reporter, goes in search of an exciting story, she discovers the dark secrets of Tambers College. Three beautiful coeds have disappeared, leaving behind some bizarre clues. Are the disappearances somehow related to the fraternity rituals of Rush Week? Are they lined to the tragic death of the dean's daughter? Skeletons pop up from every closet and veiled threats fly as Toni follows the twisting trail of clues that leads to an intense and shocking surprise ending. Written by <RussM99@AOL.COM>

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There's a Killer on the Campus [video cover] See more »

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1 January 1989 (USA)  »

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Beverly Hills Delitti Al College  »

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Late entry into the slasher cycle provides entertainment for die-hard fans of the genre.
16 July 2000 | by (Isle of Man) – See all my reviews

Low budget cross between "Porky's" style college high jinks combined with "Prom Night" style stalk & slash.

Plot involves students who moonlight doing naked photos for the seedy college chef, who then get their come-uppance from an unknown killer. Toni is a trainee journalist ( and by the far the least attractive female on view ), whose coverage of the ongoing Rush Week gets her involved in the killings.

To say the least there is nothing new here, but if you like the formula it is well paced and derivative in an interesting way. The violence is relatively non-graphic and the sex is limited to a few tits n' asses. Film pays homage to its better known predecessors with a "Hills have Eyes" poster and somebody in a Freddy Krueger mask.


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