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The Burning (1981)

The Burning
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Leah Ayres Leah Ayres
Brian Backer Brian Backer
Larry Joshua Larry Joshua
Carrick Glenn Carrick Glenn

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Harvey Weinstein Harvey Weinstein
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Tony Maylam Tony Maylam
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2 years, 8 months ago at Oct 12 21:54
Day One // 31 Day Horror Challenge

Not really a good start to my challenge. I hate not being scared at horror movies, I try and make myself scared at them but it never works, and that's why it's my favorite genre of film, but I just wish I could push the boundaries and be scared for once but it never happens, this didn't scare me so for me it was not that great to be quite honest. I t... read more
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A janitor at a summer camp is accidently burned severely from a prank. Years later, he is released from an institute, and returns to the camp with a pair of hedge clippers to take revenge on the campers.
Release date: 8 May 1981
Tags: Horror (9), Slasher (7), Revenge (7), Nudity (5), Gore (5), Thriller (5), 1980s (4), 1981 (4), Summer Camp (3), Sex (3), Bullying (3), Psycho (2), Canada (2), Tom Savini (2), Video Nasty (2), Psycho Killer (1), Wheelchair (1), Grindhouse (1), Disfigurement (1), Hospital (1)
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