After a horrible boating accident kills her family, shy, sullen Angela moves in with her eccentric Aunt Martha and protective cousin Ricky. One summer, Martha sends the kids to Camp Arawak. Soon after their arrival, bizarre, increasingly-violent accidents 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
When Leslie swims back to shore and gets up onto the dock after the canoe flips, Robert Hiltzik's wife, Missy, plays Leslie. Lisa Buckler got mono and was too sick to shoot that segment. See more »
After the kids on the roof throw the water balloon at Angela, Ricky starts cursing at them. After Mel grabs him, he gets out and yells more, then he obviously leans back for him to grab him. See more »
She's a real carpenter's dream: flat as a board and needs a screw!
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At the end when all the credits are finished, the freeze-frame of Angela stays onscreen for about 10 more seconds. See more »
The version re-released by Anchor Bay in 2000 is cut in the following places. the old Media Video and Video Treasures releases are the most complete versions other than the 2014 DVD and Blu-ray sets released by Scream Factory/Shout! Factory.
In the prank scene in which Mozart's face hits the kid's naked buttocks, the slap sound effect is missing and then his you-guys-are-gross line is out of sync with his lips.
A shot of the naked guys running down the dock is completely missing replaced by a weird over-dubbed cat howl.
The water-snake slithering out of Kenny's mouth is cut drastically to the point where you only see the final few frames of the shot after the snake has emerged.
After Mel accosts the guys for throwing water balloons at Angela, and Ricky and Paul tend to her, a shot of the guy's reaction to Mel leaving is cut, where one calls him a wrinkled old dick.
After Ricky sticks his finger up at Judy and walks off, a shot of Judy coming back with "Same to you!" is gone.
Many frames of Meg's corpse on the bathroom floor are cut, and Mel's reaction is cut up too: "He did it" should be followed by "to get back at me!"