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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 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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The opening scene in the asylum was shot in a then-recently closed psychiatric ward at Bellevue Hospital in New York. See more »

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For the POV shot of Mrs. Bloom coming up the stairs to Julie's apartment, the cameraman's shadow can be vaguely seen on the wall. See more »

Quotes

Father Janson: What's troubling you lately?
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References Black Christmas (1974) See more »

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You Don't Like Me
Written and performed by The Tennessee Pedestrians
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Expelled! F-!
12 July 2004 | by (Burlington, NJ) – See all my reviews

This was the worst movie I have ever seen in my life. It was so bad, in fact, that it almost was the end of me. I was just barely able to get out of bed the next day. My credit card bills are climbing, my car payment is too high, I have a mortgage that's slowly strangling me, and I now must live with the knowledge that I can never un-see 'Splatter University.' It was almost too much to take. Ultimately, I got out of bed to feed my fish--and I couldn't let anything happen to myself while they were dependent on me to live. God only knows where I'd be right now if I didn't have a fish tank.

This movie takes place over a span of a couple weeks. Yet in every scene, all the characters are wearing the same clothes. If I had to listen to that idiot with the sleeveless blue t-shirt on howl like a wolf one more time, I was going to put my head through the tv.

When I rented it, I was hoping for a college slasher romp, fraught with scantily clad college-aged honeys. None of that here. How about great make-up fx and gallons of blood? Try again. A creepy killer that was good for at least ONE scare? Nope.

I never in a million years would think that a movie with a running time of 79 MINUTES could feel so long. But now that I know, there's no going back. You see, I've graduated from Splatter University, and it weighs on my conscience like a student loan with payments made directly to hell.


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