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Return to Horror High (1987)

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A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about ... See full summary »

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Bill Froehlich

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Bill Froehlich (as Bill Froelich), Mark Lisson | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lori Lethin ... Callie Cassidy / Sarah Walker / Susan
Brendan Hughes Brendan Hughes ... Steven Blake
Alex Rocco ... Harry Sleerik
Scott Jacoby ... Josh Forbes
Andy Romano ... Principal Kastleman
Richard Brestoff ... Arthur Lyman Kastleman
Al Fann ... Amos
Pepper Martin ... Chief Deyner
Maureen McCormick ... Officer Tyler
Vince Edwards ... Richard Birnbaum
Philip McKeon ... Richard Farley
Panchito Gómez Panchito Gómez ... Choo Choo
Michael Eric Kramer ... Donny Porter
Marvin J. McIntyre ... Robbie Rice (as Marvin McIntyre)
George Clooney ... Oliver
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Storyline

A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since members of cast and crew disappear without a trace, it seems as if history is repeating itself... Written by Mattias Thuresson

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Killer to the left...Killer to the right...Stand up...Sit down...FRIGHT! FRIGHT! FRIGHT! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De Volta à Escola de Horrores See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,189,709

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,189,709
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

George Clooney's movie debut. See more »

Goofs

The flag in the biology classroom disappears and reappears several times. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Arthur Lyman Kastleman: Dad?
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Crazy Credits

The End...or is it? After all of the credits roll and "Scary Movies" ends, you will hear the mop bucket squeak as it pass by. See more »

Connections

References Miami Vice (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

SCARY MOVIES
Performed by Pleasant Company
Written by Larry Weir
Produced by Tom Weir and Larry Weir
Published by St. Cecilia Music / Fourteen Ninety-Two Music /
Warner-Tamerlande Publishing Corp. / BMI
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Oh come now, lighten up.
11 January 2004 | by scawtSee all my reviews

Albeit confusing at times, this movie is definitely worth a watch. The directing/editting is certainly reminiscent of _Perfect Blue (1997/I)_ (or more likely the other way around, with Perfect Blue being released a full decade after Return to Horror High). Either way, you just have to be really one your toes to make sense of the stories, or be prepared to watch it a few times. The jokes fly out more than the fake blood does. Often, they come together. If you can't appreciate this movie for what it is, you just need to pop a couple of valium pills, and calm down. They way you people write about this film would make one think that Ed Wood decided to make a horror-comedy about Waylon Jennings cooking up some raw fetuses.

This movie kicks twice as much butt when you get it on the double-sided DVD with _Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)_


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