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Two Thousand Maniacs! -- Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.

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Release Date:
20 March 1964 (USA) See more »
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An Entire Town Bathed In Pulsing Human Blood! Madmen Crazed For Carnage! See more »
Plot:
Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Pretty good See more (83 total) »

Cast

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Connie Mason ... Terry Adams
William Kerwin ... Tom White (as Thomas Wood)
Jeffrey Allen ... Mayor Buckman
Shelby Livingston ... Bea Miller
Ben Moore ... Lester MacDonald
Jerome Eden ... John Miller
Gary Bakeman ... Rufus 'Rufe' Tate

Stanley Dyrector ... Harper Alexander (as Mark Douglas)
Linda Cochran ... Betsy
Yvonne Gilbert ... Beverly Wells
Michael Korb ... David Wells
Vincent Santo ... Billy
Andy Wilson ... Policeman
Candi Conder ... Switchboard Operator
The Pleasant Valley Boys ... Bluegrass musicians
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Champion ... Banjo player (uncredited)
Charles Glore ... Guitar player (uncredited)

Directed by
Herschell Gordon Lewis 
 
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Herschell Gordon Lewis 

Produced by
David F. Friedman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Larry Wellington 
 
Cinematography by
Herschell Gordon Lewis 
 
Film Editing by
Robert L. Sinise  (as Robert Sinise)
 
Production Design by
David F. Friedman 
 
Production Management
Jerome Eden .... unit manager
Andy Romanoff .... production manager
 
Art Department
Lorin D. Hall .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
David F. Friedman .... sound recordist
Henry Lieberg .... sound re-recording mixer
Jerry Whittington .... sound effects editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lorin D. Hall .... electrician
 
Music Department
Charles Glore .... musical director (as Charles Scott)
 
Other crew
Gretchen Blank .... script supervisor
David Guilbert .... production assistant
Harry Kerwin .... crew chief
 

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83 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Director Herschell Gordon Lewis has often cited Two Thousand Maniacs! as his personal favorite of his films.See more »
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Anachronisms: The mayor has been in limbo for 100 years since the civil war, yet he makes a paper aeroplane and in the classic school boy manner. There is no way he can know how to do this.See more »
Quotes:
Tom White:Look, officer, I don't know how to convince you of this, but... we're not crazy!
Policeman:Mister, I didn't say you was crazy. Nothing like that, I just think it's mighty peculiar!
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Pretty good, 18 March 2006
Author: Markmainwaring from United Kingdom

The second part of the blood trilogy that began with Blood Feast.

This one is considerably more professional than the first. But it still as its short comings. Acting is variable. And the plot is weak and does not make a lot of sense. The gore scenes (which is probably the reason why you are watching) are great. And even quite brutal, although the film is too camp to take too seriously. The music is also great and very fitting.

It does suffer from two annoying things however. The annoying little boy for one. But I do think they knew how annoying he was, because at the end even the villagers don't want him back. The other thing is how long the film takes to end. Its got more endings than Spielberg film.

Still its pretty good and worth it if you like gore films...

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