"Some may pass the test... God help the rest!"Final Exam is a 1981 Slasher Movie.It's midterms week at a small North Carolina college. Only a few students are left. Perfect hunting grounds for a Serial Killer, don't you think?Not to be confused with the survival horror video game series.
This film contains examples of:
- Big Bad: The unnamed Serial Killer terrorizing the college.
- Cacophony Cover Up: The Gammas fake a mass shooting so that some of them can cheat on a chemistry test.
- Developing Doomed Characters: There's fifty minutes between the first kill and the second.
- Event Title
- Generic Doomsday Villain: The killer is simply a guy with a knife who kills college students, who eventually has to be stopped by the Final Girl.
- Horror Doesn't Settle for Simple Tuesday: Finals week.
- The Last Title
- Shout-Out: Radish has posters for The Toolbox Murders, The Corpse Grinders and Murder is my Beat in his room..
- Tempting Fate: Mitch says that "There ain't not one bit of crime on this campus... Not yet." Cue a Serial Killer.
- The Unreveal: We don't learn a thing about the killer.