Strange Behavior
Strange Behavior (1981)

Dead Kids, aka Strange Behavior, is a creepy exercise from director Michael Laughlin--who conceived this as part one of an abortive "Strange Trilogy" which also included 1983's Strange Invaders. Although lensed in New Zealand,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 9, 2003
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

The title Dead Kids makes it sound like a slasher picture or a zombie film [but] it's really a mix of mad scientist thriller and revenge movie dropped into a somewhat surreal recreation of small-town Midwest America.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

...a campy B-horror movie with some very funny moments.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

We need more dance numbers. We need more Tangerine Dream.

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Scott Tobias
The Dissolve

Though lackadaisical pacing steals a lot of the tension, especially in the shrug of a climax, Dead Kids is full of wondrous scene-by-scene oddities[...]

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Director Michael Laughlin knows how to set up good, pleasant scares, and the acting is solid.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Both grisly and absurd.

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Andreas Samuelson
Slasherpool

Oddball, well-made and original take on the 80s teen-slasher genre

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
an interestingly quirky teen slasher, a bit less generic than your usual slasher flick from the 80s. The plot is decent but quite slow-paced, and there's… More
AJ Verser
This horror movie has a silly plot, but it's so bad, I loved it, it's unintentionally funny and enjoyable because of that.