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Splatter University (1984)

A patient escapes from a mental hospital, killing one of his keepers and then a University professor after he makes his way to the local college. Next semester, the late prof's replacement ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Julie Parker (as Francine Forbes)
Ric Randig ...
Mark Hammond
Dick Biel ...
Father Janson / Daniel Grayham
Kathy LaCommare ...
Cathy Hunter (as Kathy Lacommare)
Laura Gold ...
Cynthia
Ken Gerson ...
Tom Scavelli
Sal Lumetta ...
Wolf
Clifford Warren ...
Classroom Wise Guy
Noel Stilphen ...
Margaret
Mary Ellen David ...
Mrs. Bloom
Jane Doniger Reibel ...
Mrs. Huner
Dan Eaton ...
Father Williams
John Elias Michalakis ...
John (as John Michaels)
George Seminara ...
Tony
Joanna Mihalakis ...
Doreen
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A patient escapes from a mental hospital, killing one of his keepers and then a University professor after he makes his way to the local college. Next semester, the late prof's replacement and a new group of students have to deal with a new batch of killings. Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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Actress Elizabeth Kaitan was featured on the original poster art but did not appear in the film. See more »

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One of Cathy's friends looks out the wrong window to bid Cathy farewell. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Bloom: The other tenants have been complaining about the front door being left open. I don't really blame them, with all the kooks running around killing people they don't even know. You know it seems to me if you are going to kill someone you at least know them real well.
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References Final Exam (1981) See more »

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You Don't Like Me
Written and performed by The Tennessee Pedestrians
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Barrels Of Fun
13 July 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

WARNING: SPOILERS

When you look at the box cover for this flick, it looks like it's going to be a real chiller. Yet 20 minutes into the film you can tell it's going to be a black comedy. Keep in mind also that there are two different versions for this film: the unrated and R-rated version. My review is based on watching the unrated one. There is no suspense in this movie at all. So if you haven't seen this one yet and have been contemplating on watching it for chills, forget it. On the other hand, if you're looking for a good black comedy, then you've come to the right place. Filled with some of the best one-liners you'll ever hear and at least two characters who I could swear had wigs on, this movie had me rolling on the carpet. We even get a soundtrack featuring a Cars wannabe rock 'n' roll band called The Pedestrians. As for the murders, they're very gory. Some of the knife attacks and stab wounds are shown in graphic detail. All the victims are women, except for one guy in the beginning of the film. But like I said earlier, there's no suspense. Every time someone gets it, the rock music, beer drinking and pot smoking start right up again in the school hallways, even while faculty walks by! And this is supposed to be a religious college. The ending on the other hand is slick.

Score, 7 out of 10 Stars


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