The Burning (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.

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Movie Score: 6.2/10 from 91 votes
Release Date: 1981-05-08
Status: Released
Run time: 91 min / 1:31
Production Studio : Miramax Films, The Cropsy Venture
Production Countries: United States of America, Canada
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The Burning Casts

Brian Matthews
as Todd
Leah Ayres
as Michelle
Brian Backer
as Alfred
Larry Joshua
as Glazer
Jason Alexander
as Dave
Ned Eisenberg
as Eddy
Carrick Glenn
as Sally
Carolyn Houlihan
as Karen
Fisher Stevens
as Woodstock
Lou David
as Cropsy
Shelley Bruce
as Tiger
Sarah Chodoff
as Barbara
Bonnie Deroski
as Marnie
Holly Hunter
as Sophie
Kevi Kendall
as Diane
K.C. Townsend
as Hooker
John Tripp
as Camp Counselor

The Burning Crew

Directing Tony Maylam Director
Writing Harvey Weinstein Story
Writing Tony Maylam Story
Writing Brad Grey Story
Writing Peter Lawrence Screenplay
Writing Bob Weinstein Screenplay
Production Harvey Weinstein Producer
Sound Rick Wakeman Original Music Composer
Camera Harvey Harrison Director of Photography
Editing Jack Sholder Editor
Production Joy Todd Casting
Art Peter Politanoff Art Direction
Crew Tom Savini Makeup Effects
Production Michael Cohl Executive Producer
Production André Djaoui Executive Producer
Production Jean Ubaud Executive Producer
Crew Harvey Weinstein Creator
Camera Eric Van Haren Noman Camera Operator
Camera Richard Wernig Still Photographer
Camera John Rusac Still Photographer
Lighting Raffaello Ferucci Gaffer
Sound Thomas A. Gulino Sound Editor
Sound Neil L. Kaufman Sound Editor
Sound Jack Cooley Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Anthony J. Ciccolini III Supervising Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Suzen Poshek Hairstylist