Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

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Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1981, USA) is a Slasher film directed by William Asher.


Main Details

  • Released in June 1981 (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
  • Color
  • Running Time: 96 min
  • Production Co.: Royal American Pictures
  • Distribution Co.: Comworld Pictures (1982) (USA) (theatrical) | Citadel Films (1982) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by William Asher
  • Written by Stephen F. Breimer, Boon Collins, and Alan Jay Glueckman
  • Starring Jimmy McNichol, Susan Tyrell, Bo Svenson
  • Produced by Stephen F. Breimer
  • Original Music by Bruce Langhorne
  • Cinematography by Robbie Greenberg and Jan de Bont (uncredited)
  • Film Editing by Ted Nicolaou

Plot Summary

  • An orphaned teenager finds himself being dominated by his aunt who's hell-bent on keeping him with her...at all costs.

Also Known As

  • À la limite du cauchemar (France)
  • Night Warning (USA)
  • Momma's Boy (undefined)
  • Mrs. Lynch (Germany)
  • Nightmare Maker (undefined)
  • Pelko (Finland)
  • The Evil Protege (UK)
  • Thrilled to Death (USA)


  • A haunting rhyme for bedtime.
  • She was lonely. He was all she had. No-one would take him from her - and live...
  • They didn't go looking for trouble. They were just too curious. Now ... They know too much to live.
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