Five youths set out for a weekend camping excursion, to drink, frolic and skinny-dip on an isolated piece of land one of them has inherited. Despite ominous warnings of local forest Rangers, strange backwoods families and a hollering drunken hunter claiming to have witnessed his friends' evisceration by the hands of "DEMONS", they trek farther into the foliage. Beautifully shot, extremely eerie, featuring the most demented murderer since Jason Voorhees, and a horrifying twist that will make you wonder...Will any of them survive those dark hours JUST BEFORE DAWN?

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Just Before Dawn (1981)

Horror · 1h 30m

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Five youths set out for a weekend camping excursion, to drink, frolic and skinny-dip on an isolated piece of land one of them has inherited. Despite ominous warnings of local forest Rangers, strange backwoods families and a hollering drunken hunter claiming to have witnessed his friends' evisceration by the hands of "DEMONS", they trek farther into the foliage. Beautifully shot, extremely eerie, featuring the most demented murderer since Jason Voorhees, and a horrifying twist that will make you wonder...Will any of them survive those dark hours JUST BEFORE DAWN?

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Status

Released
Cast
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George Kennedy

Roy McLean
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Mike Kellin

Ty
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Chris Lemmon

Jonathan
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Gregg Henry

Warren
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Deborah Benson

Constance
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Ralph Seymour

Daniel
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Katie Powell

Merry Cat Logan (as Kati Powell)
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John Hunsaker

Mountain Twins
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Charles Bartlett

Vachel
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Jamie Rose

Megan
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Hap Oslund

Pa Logan
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Barbara Spencer

Ma Logan
Crew
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Jeff Lieberman

Director
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Mark Arywitz

Writer
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Jeff Lieberman

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Just Before Dawn

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

7/26/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Just Before Dawn

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Just Before Dawn

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

1/12/2021

Disc Title Front Cover

Just Before Dawn

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/5/2013

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