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The Stay Awake (1987)

R  |   |  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)
Ken Marshall ...
Mr. Stark
Lindsay Reardon ...
William John Brown (as 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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The Worst of the Worst
8 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

I rented this one in one of my many B movie hunts. And now I wish I never saw it! This movie is easily summed up in one word... Boring! The first hour or so of the movie is just a bunch of girls talking and goofing around. And I won't even go into what the killer turns out to be. No Nudity, No Gore, No horror, just flat out boredom. I highly advise for the sake of your entertainment. Stay away! Far far away! But should you not heed this warning... At least Fast Forward to the end of the movie... It is the only time some real action takes place.


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