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Happy Hell Night (1992)

25 years ago at Winfield College, psycho-priest Zachary Malius murdered seven frat boys and was put away in the local asylum. Now, however, the same fraternity stages a prank from which ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Larry Robinson ... Orderly
Lisa Nichols ... Nurse
... Young Henry Collins
Irfan Mensur ... Young Father Cane
Charles Cragin ... Malius
Elvis Restaino ... Jake (as Robert Restraino)
Melissa Blanchard ... Campus Girl
Jeffrey Miller ... Ralph
Dennis Gallant ... Man in Bar
Laura Carney ... Liz
Kate Delay ... Susan
... Eric
Scott Bell ... Pete
Johnny Askwith ... Bartender
Ted Clark ... Ned Bara
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25 years ago at Winfield College, psycho-priest Zachary Malius murdered seven frat boys and was put away in the local asylum. Now, however, the same fraternity stages a prank from which Malius is inadvertently set free and returns to the house to repeat his crime... Written by Chrys Hudson <hudson103@hotmail.com>

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Kappa Sig Girl: [on note she wrote to Eric] You didn't get laid, but you definetly got screwed. Kappa Sig.
Kappa Sig Girl: [to mirror] If I'm not here when you get back, feel free to start without me.
[smiles]
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Happy Enough To Sit Through
24 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

1991/R-18/84m Darren McGavin, Nick Gregory, Franke Hughes, Laura Carney, Charles Cragin.

Another frat-house slasher film with more willing pledges accidentally releasing a maniac from his asylum habitat some 25 years after he butchered seven people at the local Church in a pact with the devil or something like that...

Ergo, he returns to the frat house and hacks and slashes his way through airhead co-eds and dumb jocks until two brothers (actual brothers, not just frat brothers) and the girl they're both screwing do their best to stop him.

Not as bad as it could be considering how little known it is; Darren McGavin is hardly in it and most of the murder victims are without any indentity - just kids having sex and dying. The killer offers the best distraction, delivering kitsch one-liners with every murder and talking like E.T.! Switch your mind off, sit back and enjoy - if you can...


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