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The Stay Awake (1987)

 -  Horror  -  31 August 1989 (USA)
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The ghost of a serial killer, executed for murdering students at a Catholic girls' school, returns to the school to take revenge on the current student body.

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Shirley Jane Harris ...
Trish Walton
Tanya Gordon
Jayne Hutton
Heath Porter ...
(as Heath Potter)
Lindsey Reardon
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(as Michelle Carey)
Christobel D'Orthez
Maxine John
Heilie Oeschger
Joanna Rowlands
Bart Fouche ...
Jason
Clinton Ephron ...
Robbie
Warren Du Preez ...
Larry
Pierre Jacobs ...
Arnie
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The ghost of a serial killer, executed for murdering students at a Catholic girls' school, returns to the school to take revenge on the current student body.

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The night you couldn't sleep... even if you wanted to!

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Embarrassed to admit this but ......
20 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

..... I played the dead nurse at the beginning of this film LOL.

It was a long long time ago but it was fun to be involved in :) I never actually saw the full film until recently, so I don't think I will be recommending it to my kids!

"The acting is terrible; it's so bad that even the accent of the main actresses is horrible. The situations are slow and boring. There's little action in the movie but it's so cheesy that you can't tell if it's intended to be funny. The demon is laughable! those red eyes are pathetic. The serial killer ghost suddenly appears and tells things about darkness and it's power."

I agree with the rest of the reviews too - rubbish!

But it's nice to see yourself on film, even if it's just as a body half buried in the bushes LOL.


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