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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 Mark Oliver ... Tony
Haynes Brooke ... Bobby
Sandra Dorsey 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>

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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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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

The film's subtitle, "Teenage Wasteland", comes from one of the director's favorite songs, The Who's "Baba O'Reilly". See more »

Goofs

When Marcia sees Lily, her mouth opens, but no sound comes out. This error is corrected in a deleted scene. See more »

Quotes

Herman: Where'd you learn to chop wood like that?
Angela: I've never chopped wood before. But I've chopped other things.
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Alternate Versions

The following scenes were deleted for pacing reasons. They are NOT included on the DVD:
  • Longer scene of Maria walking down the street, with Angela passing her.
  • While waiting for the camp van, Angela is bemused by a hulking, tall heavy metal dude who passes.
  • Slow pan down Angela's body before Peter throws firecrackers.
  • Longer scene of Herman flirting with Jan. Lilly catches him.
  • Longer conversation between Lilly and Snoboy on why the girls and boys can't sleep together.
  • A scene where Anita goes to the bathroom after becoming tired of all the 'Angela talk'.
  • Extended scene of the girls leaving Angela behind in the cabin.
  • A scene where Lilly hands Barney a map and asks where Anita is, and Marcia tells her.
  • A longer scene of Barney's group walking in the woods.
  • Before Bobby is killed, he remarks that Angela probably went to get a condom.
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Connections

References West Side Story (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Camper Song
Lyrics by Michael Hitchcock
Music by James Oliverio
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This is what it's all about
21 May 2001 | by billybrown41See all my reviews

Having seen and loved the first two, I don't really know why it took me so long to finally watch this one. Man, I'm glad I did. Teenage Wasteland is every bit as good as it its predecessors and I laughed all the way through it. Here are a few of the film's highlights:

1.) Death by garbage truck 2.) Death by Lawnmower 3.) Death by flag-pole 4.) Arms ripped off, via Jeep.

The list goes on and on. Angela's one-liners are better than ever and it stays in the same vein as part two. Pamela Springsteen does another good job and they left room for a sequal, which, rumor has it, is in the works. Check it out.


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