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They're Playing with Fire (1984)

A married college professor decides to seduce her student, whom she hired as a handyman for her yacht. The hesitant student succumbs to his buxom professor, but their romance is interrupted by her corrupt husband and a masked murderer.

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Howard Avedis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sybil Danning ... Diane Stevens
Eric Brown ... Jay Richard
Andrew Prine ... Michael Stevens
Paul Clemens ... Martin 'Bird' Johnson
K.T. Stevens ... Lillian Stevens
Gene Bicknell Gene Bicknell ... George Johnson
Curt Ayers Curt Ayers ... The Bartender
Dominick Brascia ... Glenn
Bill Conklin Bill Conklin ... Preacher
Terese Hanses Terese Hanses ... Pub Singer
Greg Kaye Greg Kaye ... Dale
Suzanne Kennedy Suzanne Kennedy ... Janice
Violet Manes Violet Manes ... Jenny
Alvy Moore ... Jimbo
Joe Portaro Joe Portaro ... Professor
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Storyline

During the opening sequences, a college student is seduced by his college professor. After that, it is disclosed that her husband has concocted a devilish scheme to steal millions from an inheritance fund run by his dotty grandmother and totally nasty mother. However, all of that is cast aside for the goings-on of a masked lunatic who is slaughtering the cast in best Jason style. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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From his French maid, he got Private Lessons. Now his English professor is giving him a REAL education.

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

They're Playing with Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

Marina del Rey, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hickmar Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Marlene Schmidt: One of the movie's screenwriters as a Gas Station Customer. See more »

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In a scene where Diane has finished her shower, she steps out, grabs a towel and dries herself. In the next scene where we see her husband and we see her in the mirror, she is inside the shower again with the towel. See more »

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Performed by Steve Lively
Written by Christy Coobatis
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A Sybil Danning sensual tour-de-force
26 February 2001 | by pacmannSee all my reviews

Since her start in the late 1960's, Sybil Danning has been called upon to use her sensuality and statuesque physique to bail out many a "B" movie. No exception here, as the stunning Danning plays a college professor/seductress. The victim is gullible Eric Brown (who's acting abilities resemble those of a 4th grader). The highlight of this movie is the seduction of Brown by Danning in the yacht. Great camerawork and Danning's sensuality in her strip give a scorching rating to a scene that will be relived in the minds of red-blooded males. Her other sex scenes were Brown are equally erotic but that is as good as it gets with this movie. The plot is predictable and the suspense...well...is just not there. A must for all Danning fans though, so you can drool at the sensual charms of this erotic goddess who seems to have saved the face of many an aspiring "B" movie director with her presence.


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