R | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.
Because of all the studio interference and re-shoots, when it was released, 'Deadly Friend' was considered to be "a schizophrenic jumble of genres", and even Wes Craven himself admitted that he didn't know "what the Hell kind of film it was."
Goddammit! There's still a chance! Things we can do! We've gotta' go now - sit down!
Tom: I want out. I mean it... I'm gonna' throw up.
Paul Conway: Throw up later.
When Paul tells his mom he is picking up the broken glass, you see his hands are holding the glass. In the next shot, his hands are not holding the glass.
The original release of the movie contained cuts which were implemented by the MPAA in order to prevent an X rating. Scenes for which movie kept getting X rating were all the gore scenes which were re-shot by studio orders. Movie was submitted to the MPAA 13 times before it finally got an R rating. Uncut scenes have been restored on the DVD release from the Twisted Terror Collection released by Warner Bros. on Sept. 25th, 2007. These scenes are:
$3,804,429 13 October 1986