Sleepaway Camp
Sleepaway Camp (1983)

A deadly boating accident derails the life of a sensitive youngster, leading to confusion, madness and murder. Years after the incident, Angela (Felissa Rose) is still withdrawn and rarely speaks, living a sheltered life with her aunt and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: August 8, 2000
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bryant Frazer
Film Freak Central

The justly-famous closing image is one of the most baffling and incongruous climaxes in a genre known and celebrated by devotees for its WTF factor.

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Jake Cole
Movie Mezzanine

Take out the twist, and the film could piggy-back off of her into a stilted and tasteless but nonetheless unique exploration of sexual awakening.

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Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

Robert Hiltzik's debut takes the usual co-eds, the usual tropes of adolescent longing, gruesome slayings, whodunnit dynamics and hidden psychohistories, and weaves from them a smart scenario that delivers every kind of camp.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

The movie won't be everyone's cup of tea, but for those with a strong interest in cinematic scares, it is most definitely a gutsy picture that deserves to be seen and discussed.

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Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

[Blu-ray Review] From the awesome newly commissioned cover artwork, to the terrific A/V elements, to a slew of new bonus content going above and beyond the call of duty, this is nothing less than a dream release. Buy it. Like, now.

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Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette

Camp eighties slasher classic with a well disguised twist.

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Scott Tobias
The Dissolve

There are great films and then there are magical films, glorious oddities that pop up sui generis out of nowhere. Sleepaway Camp falls squarely into the latter category.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A definite eighties gem with a twisted mystery that really is rather brilliant in countering any resemblance toward "Friday the 13th."

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Capaz de despertar risos graças ao estilo datado (vide figurinos), ao roteiro ridículo e à direção capenga (o acidente que abre a narrativa é genial neste aspecto), merece créditos pelo plano final, que é simultaneamente hilário e perturbador.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
My first and hopefully only disappointment of the month, 'Sleepaway Camp' is a tawdry, sleazy slasher film without any distinguishing qualities until… More
Tim Salmons
I'd certainly call it a cult classic, but not a fantastic one. It does have some hilarious moments and a tiny bit of gore, but overall just on the… More
Reid Volk
Just when you thought you saw everything that the 80's slasher film had to offer, Sleepaway Camp shows you that you know nothing.
Alex roy
Sleepaway Camp is a very weird horror film to watch. It's not the type of film that will be enjoyed by the majority of horror fans, however it's one… More
AJ Verser
An unique slasher horror movie, the ending is such a surprise, I wont ruin it, don't worry. I love this movie, it's cool.
Eric S
I know this is considered to be a cult classic slasher film, but I'm at a loss here. That's 84 minutes of my life I'll never get back.