Final Exam (1981)

35mm film, “color by Deluxe”, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Jimmy Huston.

Plot Summary

A psychopath murders college students.


Directed by: Jimmy Huston
© 1981 Peninsula Management
MPM presents
Executive Producers: John L. Chambliss, Lon J. Kerr, Michael Mahern
Produced by: John L. Chambers, Myron Meisel
Associate Producers: Todd Durham, Carol Bahoric
Written by: Jimmy Huston
Director of Photography: Darrell Cathcart
Film Editor: John A. O'Connor
Music Composed by: Gary Scott
Sound Man: Fred H. Dresch
Wardrobe: Alice Taylor
Makeup: Barbara Galloway

Cecile Bagdadi (Courtney)
Joel S. Rice (Radish)
Ralph Brown (Wildman)
Deanna Robbins (Lisa)
Sherry Willis-Burch (Janet)
John Fallon (Mark)
Terry W. Farren (Pledge)
Timothy L. Raynor (killer)
Sam Kilman (sheriff)
Don Hepner (Dr Reynolds)
Mary Ellen Withers (Elizabeth)
Jerry Rushing [real name: Elijah Christopher Perry] (coach)
Shannon Norfleet (student in car)
Carol Capka (student in car)
R.C. Nanney (Mitch)
Gene Poole (cafeteria worker)
Fritz Jon Goforth (cafeteria worker)

Alternative Titles

Egzamin koncowy – Polish title
O Exame Final – Portuguese title
Examen final – French, Spanish title
Examen – West German title
A Hora das Sombras – Brazilian title
Prueba Sangrienta – Colombian title



  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.134
  • Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower pp.452-453; 516 – illustrated credits, review. note