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Summer of 84 (2018)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 10 August 2018 (USA)
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After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Verchere ... Davey Armstrong
Judah Lewis ... Tommy 'Eats' Eaton
Caleb Emery ... Dale 'Woody' Woodworth
Cory Gruter-Andrew ... Curtis Farraday (as Cory Grüter-Andrew)
Tiera Skovbye ... Nikki Kaszuba
Rich Sommer ... Wayne Mackey
Jason Gray-Stanford ... Randall Armstrong
Shauna Johannesen ... Sheila Armstrong
William MacDonald ... Sheriff Caldwell
Harrison Houde ... Bobby Coker
Aren Buchholz ... Kyle
Susie Castillo ... Brenda Woodworth
Reilly Jacob Reilly Jacob ... Dusty Dewitt
Jaiven Natt ... Young Kid
J. Alex Brinson ... Officer Cole
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After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.

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When the boys are in the clubhouse talking about Nikki, Tommy is seen drinking a bottle of MacReady's Whiskey. This is a nod to The Thing (1982) where Kurt Russell's character, R.J. MacReady, drinks J&B Scotch Whiskey at different points in the movie. See more »

Goofs

The scene where they tip over the trash cans. Davey looks at Mackey's house from his window and the cans are no longer there. See more »

Quotes

Curtis Farraday: You know you can get AIDS from looking through trash, right?
Tommy 'Eats' Eaton: Only way you're ever getting AIDS.
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Connections

References Summer of '42 (1971) See more »

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Takes a large tonal shift at the end
11 November 2018 | by jellopukeSee all my reviews

What you had here was a Goonies/Monster Squad/Stranger Things vibe for much of the movie (kids investigation a mystery) then a big change in the last ten minutes to outright horror. I'm not convinced it was necessary to the story to do that, and it's jarring as you watch it. The other issue was the total lack of parents, which I know was a trope from the era, but here it is played too far, having parents leave kids alone during circumstances that no parent would ever do so, which made some elements hard to swallow. Overall a decent movie, not as good as Turbo Kid, but quite watchable nonetheless.


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