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Frank Henenlotter

Writer/director Frank Henenlotter was born August 29, 1950, in New York City. He gleefully "misspent" his youth watching a large array of blithely cheap'n'cheesy low-budget exploitation flicks in various seedy grindhouse theaters on Mahattan's 42nd St. He began making 8mm films as a teenager. His 16mm black-and-white short Slash of the Knife ... See full bio »

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Basket Case
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 2013 That's Sexploitation! (Documentary)
 2008 Bad Biology
 1991 Basket Case 3
 1990 Frankenhooker
 1990 Basket Case 2
 1988 Brain Damage
 1982 Basket Case
  Lurid Women (Short)
  Son of Psycho (Short)
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Other Works:

DVD commentary for Goldilocks and the Three Bares (1963) with David F. Friedman and Mike Vraney. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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To me, B movies today are the crap Hollywood's releasing, but they're not doing it on a B movie budget. See more »


Rescued low budget pictures and put them out on his Frank Henenlotter's Sexy Shockers From The Underground label for Something Weird Video See more »

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