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They're Playing with Fire (1984)

A married college professor decides to seduce her student, whom she hired as a handyman for her yacht. The hesitant student succumbs to his buxom professor, but their romance is interrupted by her corrupt husband and a masked murderer.

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Howard Avedis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sybil Danning ... Diane Stevens
Eric Brown ... Jay Richard
Andrew Prine ... Michael Stevens
Paul Clemens ... Martin 'Bird' Johnson
K.T. Stevens ... Lillian Stevens
Gene Bicknell Gene Bicknell ... George Johnson
Curt Ayers Curt Ayers ... The Bartender
Dominick Brascia ... Glenn
Bill Conklin Bill Conklin ... Preacher
Terese Hanses Terese Hanses ... Pub Singer
Greg Kaye Greg Kaye ... Dale
Suzanne Kennedy Suzanne Kennedy ... Janice
Violet Manes Violet Manes ... Jenny
Alvy Moore ... Jimbo
Joe Portaro Joe Portaro ... Professor
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Storyline

During the opening sequences, a college student is seduced by his college professor. After that, it is disclosed that her husband has concocted a devilish scheme to steal millions from an inheritance fund run by his dotty grandmother and totally nasty mother. However, all of that is cast aside for the goings-on of a masked lunatic who is slaughtering the cast in best Jason style. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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From his French maid, he got Private Lessons. Now his English professor is giving him a REAL education.

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

They're Playing with Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

Marina del Rey, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hickmar Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Second of two consecutive cinema movies where actor Eric Brown has intimate liaisons with an older woman. The first picture was Private Lessons (1981) around three years earlier in 1981. In both films Brown is teamed with a known older sex symbol, Sylvia Kristel in Private Lessons (1981), and Sybil Danning in They're Playing with Fire (1984). See more »

Goofs

In a scene where Diane has finished her shower, she steps out, grabs a towel and dries herself. In the next scene where we see her husband and we see her in the mirror, she is inside the shower again with the towel. See more »


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Your Love's Enough
Performed by Steve Lively
Written by Gary Michaels
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A clever plot a cat and mouse game of drama, and suspense yet the eye candy treat is the knockout Sybil Danning!
19 November 2017 | by blanbrnSee all my reviews

This film "They're Playing with Fire" is really a pretty decent B movie as it does have a story and plot twist that's filled with drama and suspense and it's topped off with eye candy and cake icing with erotic scenes from the sexy Sybil! The story is that of two college professors the female being(Sybil)and she seduces one of her young innocent students(Eric Brown)as part of a plot to frame him for the murders of her well to do in-laws. Yet this plan and plot doesn't go as planned it's now a tangled web of deceit, nothing and no one is who they appear.

Along the way despite the blood and violence the screen is spiced up with plenty of skin and sexy nude scenes and love making bed encounters with the sexy B queen goddess miss Sybil(also she's stunning in a black bra!). Overall well done film that's carried by Sybil so if it's your thing give this a watch.


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