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3.31

Awesome27.59%
Worth A Look: 13.79%
Average27.59%
Pretty Bad: 24.14%
Total Crap: 6.9%

2 reviews, 17 user ratings


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Slumber Party Massacre, The
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by Scott Weinberg

"Hmm...Wonder what THIS movie is about...."
2 stars

I was 14 and standing at the Horror section with all (both) my buddies. First the title caught my eye - "Slumber Party? Girls get NAKED at slumber parties! Oooh...Massacre! That sounds cool!" Then I saw the box, which featured a guy standing over a bunch of large-breasted women, and he was holding a giant power drill. I was of course too young to grasp the distrubingly phallic symbolism of the picture, but you can rest assured we rented that movie quicker than you can say "vile B-horror exploitation crap".

Before I start throwing around words like 'blatant' and 'sexism', let's look at who made this movie. Hmm...Directed by Amy Jones...Written by Rita Brown. Hey, they're women! I thought only men told young starlets to bare their boobies before sticking giant garden implements into them!

At this point in the review I'd usually mention the cast of the movie. I just did. Trust me. Let's just say that if you recognize an actress in this movie, it's because you're probably related to her.

Ploy synopsis that is most likely longer than the script itself:

Five teenage girls have a slumber party. The 'nice girl' from across the street opts not to come. A few horny guys show up. Then a power-drill wielding lunatic shows up, and he proceeds to stick a drill through everyone in sight. Credits.

As a big fan of the early-80's slasher movies, I can often see the hidden charms of a movie like Slumber Party Massacre. Unfortunately, it's simply too much of a rip-off of other rip-offs! Plus this movie is so cheap, I think my Bar Mitzvah party probably cost more.

Followed by two equally retarded sequels, Slumber Party Massacre is only for those freaky people who love cheap, brainless gore movies. Like me. And for those still interested, YES, there are bare boobies in this movie. But unless you're a really sick individual, it's not exactly a sexy movie.

You're sitting there reading a review for a movie like this? Why? You know from the title alone if you're going to like it! It's about a slumber party! It's got a guy with a giant drill! How much of a critique do you need? If you're a sick puppy and you've never seen it, go nuts. Sane people need not apply.

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originally posted: 10/14/00 09:22:27
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User Comments

11/26/07 art at that time slasher films like this were manufactured like sausages 1 stars
10/08/07 mr.mike ok rental 3 stars
1/30/07 David Pollastrini all the women in this film are hot! Good gore! 4 stars
9/19/06 Alex Great 80's slasher 5 stars
10/14/05 Darren O Typical slasher that is fast paced, witty, and fun. 4 stars
10/01/05 VMANIC1 Actually,some 80's slasher flix are better than the so-called horror-suspense crap of today 4 stars
3/31/05 Flash wait...FEMINISTS directed this? 5 stars
6/16/04 scarey moviechic love this movie, a slasher classic 5 stars
10/06/03 Double G the only good thing were the naked chicks!!!!! 2 stars
8/29/03 DARREN HAS EVERY CLICHE IN THE BOOK-BUT SLICK, FAST PACED AND FUN 3 stars
8/28/03 Buck Hilariously bad. 1 stars
11/22/02 Denise I met one of the stars - Andree Honoree - she kept the poster in her livingroom. Cool. 4 stars
4/03/02 Priscilla Postlethwaite Original driller-killer flick is still the best! Watch it with a friend! 5 stars
3/01/02 Josh Nicosia a classic tale of women, a killer and violence, violence, violence 5 stars
6/03/01 Mike Chism it completely changed my outlook on life--genius 5 stars
4/18/01 Ash I like blood 5 stars
2/04/01 jordan it was slash tackular, boobs and gore , what more? 5 stars
IF YOU'VE SEEN THIS FILM, RATE IT!
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  02-Mar-1982 (R)
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