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Sleepaway Camp (1983)

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Angela Baker, a traumatized and very shy young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Angela
... Ricky (as Jonathan Tierston)
... Judy
... Paul
... Mel
... Meg
... Ronnie
... Mike
... Billy (as Loris Sallahian)
... Kenny (as John Dunn)
... Mozart
... Aunt Martha
... Artie
... Ben
Susan Glaze ... Susie
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After a horrible boating accident kills her family, Angela, a shy and sullen young girl, moves in with her eccentric aunt Martha, alongside her protective cousin Ricky. One summer, Martha sends the kids to Camp Arawak. Soon after their arrival, a series of bizarre and increasingly violent accidents begins to claim the lives of various campers. Who is the twisted individual behind these murders? The disclosure of the murderer's identity is one of the most shocking climaxes in the history of American cinema. Written by Drew

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18 November 1983 (USA)  »

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$350,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$11,000,000
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Trivia

There were three original songs (which were not just orchestrated) used in the movie, but only one of them was released on a soundtrack album. See more »

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When the killer is washing their knife in the shower, you can clearly see that something (like paper) is flapping. See more »

Quotes

Angela: Meet me at the waterfront after the social.
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The opening title card reads: "In fond memory of Mom, a doer." See more »


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Take a Chance
Written and Performed by Frankie Vinci
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Great American Slasher with an ending you'll never forget
14 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is 80's American Cheese at it's greatest! The cast does a great job and the script is actually really good. If you're a fan of cheesy slasher flicks this is one you should certainly check out...and absolutely DO NOT MISS THE ENDING!!!! One of the creepiest endings I've ever seen in a movie which is sure to give anyone the chills. A truly wicked low budget horror flick.


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