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The Burning (1981)

R 91 min - Horror - 8 May 1981
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A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the caretaker making his way back to his old stomping ground to confront one of the youths that accidently burned him.

Director:  Tony Maylam
Stars:  Brian Matthews, Leah Ayres, Brian Backer, Larry Joshua, Jason Alexander, Ned Eisenberg, Carrick Glenn, Carolyn Houlihan, Fisher Stevens, Lou David, Shelley Bruce, Sarah Chodoff, Bonnie Deroski, Holly Hunter, Kevi Kendall, K.C. Townsend, John Tripp

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Storyline

A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the caretaker making his way back to his old stomping ground to confront one of the youths that accidently burned him.


Tagline: A legend of terror isn't a campfire story anymore!

Genres: Horror

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Country:   United States of America Canada
Language:  English
Release Date:  8 May 1981

Box Office

Budget:  $1,500,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Miramax Films, The Cropsy Venture

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 31 min

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