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Happy Birthday to Me (1981) on IMDb

Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

For Virginia, just when the rich young snobs at Crawford High condescended to come to her birthday party, they’re all being murdered in the most bizarre ways imaginable. At the rate they’re going, they will be nobody left to go to her birthday party… alive.

Happy Birthday to Me is a 1981 Canadian-American psychological slasher film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Melissa Sue Anderson and Glenn Ford. Its plot revolves around six brutal murders occurring around a popular high school senior’s birthday.

Filmed primarily in Canada and upstate New YorkHappy Birthday to Me was distributed by Columbia Pictures, and released theatrically in North America on 15 May 1981. While reception was generally negative, it has since achieved a cult following.

While not prosecuted for obscenity, the film was seized and confiscated in the UK under Section 3 of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 during the video nasty panic.

Happy birthday to me poster

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