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Writer:
Rita Mae Brown (written by)
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Release Date:
12 November 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
You bring the pizza....I'll bring the drill. See more »
Plot:
A high school student's slumber party turns terrifying as an escaped mental patient with a drill decides to crash the party. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Surely They weren't Serious.... See more (121 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Michelle Michaels ... Trish (as Michele Michaels)

Robin Stille ... Valerie
Michael Villella ... Russ Thorn (as Michael Villela)

Debra De Liso ... Kim (as Debra Deliso)

Andree Honore ... Jackie

Gina Smika Hunter ... Diane (as Gina Mari)
Jennifer Meyers ... Courtney
Joseph Alan Johnson ... Neil (as Joe Johnson)

David Millbern ... Jeff
Jim Boyce ... John Minor

Pamela Roylance ... Coach Jana

Brinke Stevens ... Linda
Rigg Kennedy ... David Contant (as Ryan Kennedy)
Jean Vargas ... Telephone Repairwoman
Anna Patton ... Mrs. Devereaux
Howard Purgason ... Mr. Devereaux
Pamela Canzano ... Carpenter (as Pam Canzano)
Aaron Lipstadt ... Pizza Boy
Francis Menendez ... Paper Boy

Directed by
Amy Holden Jones  (as Amy Jones)
 
Writing credits
Rita Mae Brown (written by)

Amy Holden Jones  uncredited

Produced by
Mark Allan .... associate producer
Amy Holden Jones .... producer (as Amy Jones)
Aaron Lipstadt .... co-producer
Roger Corman .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Ralph Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Stephen L. Posey (director of photography) (as Steve Posey)
 
Film Editing by
Sean Foley 
Wendy Greene Bricmont (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Francesca Bartoccini 
 
Makeup Department
Janet Scoutten .... makeup artist
Mark Shostrom .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Clark Henderson .... post-production supervisor
Aaron Lipstadt .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Allan .... assistant director
Craig Pointes .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Pamela Canzano .... assistant art director
Virginia Sue Cox .... props assistant
 
Sound Department
Patrushkha Mierzwa .... boom operator
Mark Ulano .... production sound mixer
Clark Henderson .... foley editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Larry S. Carr .... special effects (as Larry Carr)
Rick Lazzarini .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrew Chapman .... electrician
Alec Hirschfeld .... camera operator
Alec Hirschfeld .... camera operator: second unit
Steve Hyman .... still photographer
Dwight Joseph Lavers .... best boy (as Dwight Lavers)
Ron McCausland .... key grip
Todd Pike .... assistant camera
Richard Sands .... best boy (as Rick Sands)
David Strick .... still photographer
Jeffrey Sudzin .... gaffer (as Jeff Sudzin)
Michael Chapman .... cinematographer: prologue (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Janet Scoutten .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Laurette Hayden .... post-production coordinator
Stephen Herek .... apprentice editor (as Steve Herek)
Uri Katoni .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Charles Grant Craig .... production assistant
Carol Frank .... assistant to director
Sharron Reynolds .... script supervisor
Bruce Teitelbaum .... production assistant
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Slumber Party Massacre" - Australia (DVD menu title), International (English title) (informal short title), USA (DVD box title)
"Slumberparty Massacre" - , International (English title) (informal short title)
"Sleepless Nights" -
"The Slumber Party Murders" - UK (video title)
"Masacre en la fiesta" - Argentina (imdb display title), Mexico (imdb display title)
"Касапница по време на пижамено парти" - Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
"Кровавая вечеринка" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"Резня на девичнике" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"Fête sanglante" - France (video title)
"Mord podczas nudnego przyjecia" - Poland (imdb display title)
"O Massacre" - Brazil (imdb display title)
"Slumber Party" - France (DVD title)
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Runtime:
77 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Rita Mae Brown wrote a screenplay for a parody of teen/slasher flicks and titled it "Sleepless Nights". However, when she submitted it to the producers, they filmed it as if it weren't a parody and retitled it "Slumber Party Massacre". As a result, the movie displays a lot more humor, both intended and unintended, than others of this genre.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Coach Jana hits Russ Thorn with the fire poker, it bends like it's made out of rubber.See more »
Quotes:
[the doorbell rings]
Jeff:Who is it?
Russ Thorn:[distorted voice through the closed front door] Pizza. Delivery.
Jeff:What's the damage?
Russ Thorn:Six... so far.
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FAQ

What are the differences between the British BBFC 18 VHS Version and the R-Rated Version?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Surely They weren't Serious...., 7 February 2000
Author: neutrodyne (neutrodyne@aol.com) from Collison, IL

And stop calling them Shirley. Come on, The killer has got a double handled electric drill that would dim the lights in the Astrodome, hundreds of feet from the nearest outlet! What does it run on, his imagination? If this was intended as anything but a spoof, we have the 80's incarnation of Ed Wood in charge here....

It's uneven, certainly not a laugh a minute, but no way is it on the level. It has just enough fake gore and mild sex to make it a bit stressful (the way they like it) for the 5TH grade set, yet it won't give them as many nightmares as "Halloween" or something built with a bit more care (and talent).

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