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Final Exam (1981)

A psycho killer shows up on college campus to slash up pretty co-eds and dumb jocks.

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Jimmy Huston

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Jimmy Huston
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cecile Bagdadi ... Courtney
Joel S. Rice ... Radish
Ralph Brown Ralph Brown ... Wildman
DeAnna Robbins ... Lisa
Sherry Willis-Burch Sherry Willis-Burch ... Janet
John Fallon John Fallon ... Mark
Terry W. Farren Terry W. Farren ... Pledge
Timothy L. Raynor ... Killer
Sam Kilman Sam Kilman ... Sheriff
Don Hepner Don Hepner ... Dr. Reynolds
Mary Ellen Withers Mary Ellen Withers ... Elizabeth
Elijah Christopher Perry Elijah Christopher Perry ... Coach (as Jerry Rushing)
Shannon Norfleet Shannon Norfleet ... Student in Car
Carol Capka Carol Capka ... Student in Car
R.C. Nanney R.C. Nanney ... Mitch
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Storyline

In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam. Written by Greg Duryea <gduryea@atlantic.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Some pass the test...God Help The Rest!!!

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Examen final See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$374,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,000,000, 31 December 1981
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in six weeks. See more »

Goofs

During the shootout prank scene, the brown getaway van clearly shows no number plates on the car. Later in the movie when the sheriff arrives, a student gives the sheriff a license plate number. See more »

Quotes

Radish: Aha. Shades of Watergate.
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Alternate Versions

About 1 minute of footage was cut from the German VHS, titled "Examen". See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Many Lives of Jason Voorhees (2002) See more »

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An alright slasher
25 August 2001 | by pizowellSee all my reviews

Final Exam is your average 80's slasher. It has some cool college pranks and all that tomfoolery that takes place at college campuses around the world(except Union). But this movie drowns in its own character development. It takes WAY too much time with its characters and totally forgets its a slasher flick. And the slashings aren't very good. I want gore with my slash! 6/10.


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