The Burning

(1981)

Overview

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.

  1. Tony Maylam

    Director, Story

  2. Peter Lawrence

    Screenplay

  3. Bob Weinstein

    Screenplay

  4. Harvey Weinstein

    Story

  5. Brad Grey

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Brian Matthews

    Brian Matthews

    Todd

  2. Leah Ayres

    Leah Ayres

    Michelle

  3. Brian Backer

    Brian Backer

    Alfred

  4. Larry Joshua

    Larry Joshua

    Glazer

  5. Jason Alexander

    Jason Alexander

    Dave

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The Burning
The Burning

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 8, 1981
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget $1,500,000.00

Revenue -

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