High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Massacre at Central High is a 1976 U.S. horror film directed by Dutch director Rene Daalder, a protegé of Russ Meyer. Despite its title, it is not at all a slasher film; the movie is more an odd and violent political allegory, which tells the story of a series of revenge killings at a fictional high school. The cast was largely made up of unknowns, but included well-known actors Robert Carradine, Lani O'Grady, Kimberly Beck, and Andrew Stevens. The movie was also known as Blackboard Massacre. It was shot on 35mm film, and had a running time of 87 minutes. The movie has been described as "predicting punk and Columbine", and as "the epitome of the '70s meathead ethic fused with an apt social commentary". The much-better-known 1989 film Heathers borrowed several plot elements from Massacre at Central High.