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Student Bodies (1981)

A murderer known as "The Breather" kills off high schoolers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Matthew Goldsby ...
Hardy (as Matt Goldsby)
Jerry Belson ...
The Breather (as Richard Brando)
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Carl Jacobs ...
Peggy Cooper ...
Janice E. O'Malley ...
Kevin Mannis ...
Scott
Sara Eckhardt ...
Brian Batytis ...
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Joan Browning Jacobs ...
Mrs. Hummers
Angela Bressler ...
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Storyline

A killer named the Breather terrorizes students at a high school. Whenever the killer finds students having sex, he kills them. He has some intense issues with which to deal. He likes to breathe heavily, and he likes to make prank calls while talking through a rubber chicken. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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13 1/2 Murders + 1423 Laughs = Student Bodies See more »

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Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

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Release Date:

7 August 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

13 Asesinatos y medio  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,582,148, 9 August 1981, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,165,432
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Trivia

The marching band featured in the movie is the Pearland High School marching band from Pearland, Texas. The band also goes by the local name "The Pride of Pearland." See more »

Goofs

When the African student arrives in wood shop, he is told he is late because it is already June. The principal's office has a calendar hanging dated as March, however. See more »

Quotes

The Breather: [choosing a horsehead bookend for a murder weapon] Horsehead...
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Connections

Referenced in Dead Before Dawn 3D (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

When the Saints Go Marching In
(uncredited)
Traditional
Performed by Lamab High School Marching Band
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greatest horror parody ever
8 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

if you grew up in the 80's had HBO and were addicted to television & or your video store chances are you'e seen this one. i love this movie, scream ,scary movie etc. owe it big time to this one. if this movie doesn't make you laugh then your already dead should be the re-release catch phrase to this movie, it's not big on nudity or gore, and in the middle of the film there is an explanation to why it's rated "r".(hilarious). the movies got everything, wooden horse heads, teenage virgins, weird creepy janitor-pre freddy krueger i might add. i've often double billed this film with another lost 80's gem the "surf 2". why these films aren't available on DVD is beyond me. i've said it before but here goes- if you are starting or already have a video release company please release these films! if you love 80's horror check this one out or your just in love with funny movies check it out. you'll die laughing.--nuff said.


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