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Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)

After murdering a young girl, Angela Baker assumes her identity and travels to Camp New Horizons, built on the grounds of the camp she terrorized the year before, and starts killing again.

Director:

Michael A. Simpson

Writers:

Fritz Gordon, Robert Hiltzik (based on an original idea by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pamela Springsteen ... Angela
Tracy Griffith ... Marcia
Michael J. Pollard ... Herman
Mark Oliver ... Tony
Haynes Brooke ... Bobby
Sandra Dorsey ... Lilly
Daryl Wilcher Daryl Wilcher ... Riff
Kim Wall ... Cindy
Kyle Holman Kyle Holman ... Snowboy
Cliff Brand Cliff Brand ... Barney
Kashina Kessler ... Maria
Randi Layne Randi Layne ... Tawny
Chung Yen Tsay Chung Yen Tsay ... Greg
Jarrett Ellis Beal ... Peter (as Jarrett Beal)
Sonya Maddox Sonya Maddox ... Anita
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Storyline

Angela is back, in the form of an angry inner-city camper on the hunt for blood. Camp New Horizons, on the recycled grounds of the former murders, intends to pair high class teens with underclass counterparts. Angela, however, has a different plan. Will it be door number one, number two, or number three? Written by <cecily_frazee@usa.pipeline.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She's back to Slash last year's record.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sleepaway Camp 3: Teenage Wasteland See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Double Helix Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (uncut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Similar to the relationship of their characters, Tracy Griffith and Mark Oliver had a brief romance during filming. It only lasted a few weeks. See more »

Goofs

When Marcia sees the note about Angela, Cindy comes in without her sweatshirt on, but a moment later, she is wearing it. See more »

Quotes

Marcia: Oh God, that Tony guy is hot.
Cindy: He's Mexican.
[laughs]
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Alternate Versions

The R1 New DVD includes all of the gore originally cut to avoid an "X" rating, which includes:
  • A slightly longer death scene of Herman and Jan - Herman receives multiple stakings of the stick through his mouth instead of just one.
  • A much longer scene of Angela's attack on Peter and Snoboy - after killing Peter, Angela first tests out the log she uses on Snoboy then later empties out the whole can of gasoline on the tent, making sure not to get it on her night dress, then after lighting the tent up with the bodies inside and roasting a marshmallow she now comments "It wouldn't be camp without a marshmallow roast" before singing the Happy Camper song while the camera lingers on the burnt heap
  • After decapitating Arab, Angela kicks the head causing it to roll blood begins to pump out of the neck while the fingers continue to twitch.
  • The infamous complete death of Cindy - we see her body impact the ground head first. Angela inspects the bloody damage and a close up of Cindy's smashed head and brains everywhere!
  • When Lilly is lawnmowered we see blood chunks and dirt fly out the side.
  • When Bobby loses his arms, his arms literally get ripped and fly off, tumbling onto the road behind him! Blood shoots simultaneously out of both arm stumps.
  • A tent spike is hammered into Riff's hand when he tries to get out, he screams as blood jets out. The second tent spike hammered into him causes a massive spurt of blood against the underside of the tent.
  • A longer close up of Lilly's corpse - an insect crawls all over the neck stump!
  • Barney gets four gunshots instead of three, then after Angela tosses the gun down at his feet the camera slowly pans up his blood splattered dead body.
  • A longer shot of Greg and Anita dying after the axes hit them.
  • When Marcia and Angela fight, both receive gory damage - the knife impacts Marcia's leg in a close up, causing a spurt of blood before Angela retracts it. Marcia hits Angela in the armpit with the ax, making a torrent of blood. She then repeatedly stabs her in the stomach in a close up as heaps of blood shoots out.
  • Also an alternate ending will be shown. The full original ending. In the back of the ambulance we now see Angela slowly steal the hypodermic needle, building the suspense - when the cop gets the hypo in the eye, a burst of blood spurts out the side when it impacts. After Angela's final line when the film usually ends, Angela starts singing the 'Angela Rap' before her Rest In Peace.
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Soundtracks

Wild Eyes
(Anvil) Anvil Songs CAPAC
(P)1987 Metal Blade Records
Performed by Anvil (uncredited)
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Angela is still up to her old ways
11 August 2004 | by ryannemetzSee all my reviews

We're no longer going by the name of Camp Rolling Hills. All respect is to Angela (Pamela Springsteen) Baker. The camp is now titled Camp New Horizons.

This time, Angela changes here identity to a New York under privilege female by the name of Maria Nicastro. Angela soon dispatches Nicastro by way of a garbage truck and takes her identity, so that she can be a camper at Camp Rolling Hills aka Camp New Horizons. It's the same location, but it is yet under another name. This is due to the "MURDERS," as Lily, the camp co-owner would put it.

Married couple Lily and Herman, who is played by Micheal J. Pollard, are the camp owners and they make a desperate move to try and bring some inner city under privilege teens together for an experience in sharing.

It probably would have worked, except for the fact that the real Maria Nicastro won't be showing up. Instead, Angela Baker returns for yet another bloodbath of slaying.

This one has the same campy humor, creative deaths and beautiful babes, one which would include Jill (Night of the Demons) Terashita. Again, I'm not sure whether I like this one more of SC2 more. Nonetheless, check out this sleeper of a slasher flick. 10/10


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