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Writer:
Harold P. Warren (screenplay)
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It's Shocking! It's Beyond Your Imagination! See more »
Plot:
A family gets lost on the road and stumbles upon a hidden, underground, devil-worshiping cult led by the fearsome Master and his servant Torgo. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Manos is Manless See more (673 total) »

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Directed by
Harold P. Warren 
 
Writing credits
Harold P. Warren (screenplay)

Produced by
Harold P. Warren .... producer
 
Original Music by
Russ Huddleston 
Robert Smith Jr. 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Guidry (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ernie Smith 
James A. Sullivan  (as James Sullivan)
 
Costume Design by
Tom Neyman  (as Thomas Ivy)
 
Makeup Department
Jacqueline Neyman .... makeup artist (as Jacqueline)
 
Production Management
Jay O. Lawrence .... production supervisor
 
Art Department
Tom Neyman .... set designer
Stephane Goulet .... property painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bruce Shearin .... sound
 
Stunts
Joyce Molleur .... stunts (uncredited)
Bernie Rosenblum .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bernie Rosenblum .... key grip (as Frank Bernard Rosenblum)
Jesse Simon .... head electrician
Anselm Spring .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Nicki Mathis .... vocalist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Norma Friedman .... script supervisor
 
Crew believed to be complete


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70 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Certification:
Canada:G (Quebec) (2008) | Finland:K-18 (2008) (self applied) | USA:Not Rated
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The entire film was shot with a hand-held camera that could only record 32 seconds of film at a time. It was also shot without sound; all the lines were dubbed later by two men and one woman. Jackey Neyman Jones cried when she first heard her dubbed voice.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The zipper on The Master's back is clearly visible throughout the movie.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Margaret:We're almost there, honey. Just a little while longer and your vacation starts.
Debbie:I'm getting cold, mother, and hungry!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Zombie Cats from Mars (2015)See more »

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What's the point of the scenes with the teenagers being interrupted by the cop?
Is it true that three cast members killed themselves out of embarrassment after the release of the movie?
Is Torgo a satyr?
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85 out of 127 people found the following review useful.
Manos is Manless, 26 October 2005
Author: gaylord_small from United States

The sad story of a philandering master and his spurned male companion...

Tall, dark and handsome Manos is the satanic version of Hugh Hefner complete with the ever-present robe and scantily-clad harem of interchangeable women of low morals... he flaunts his cheap, gullible trophy wives in the face of his lovable sidekick.

He is a cruel and unfit master; abusive! Belittling!

Why does Manos continue to court susceptible ingenues when he has a perfectly good ManSlave at home?

One cannot help but feel sympathy and a freakish attraction to the exotic yet subtle Torgo. The big knees, the stuttering voice, the floppy hat, and the utter eroticism of his manservant status...

When I found out he was actually supposed to be a SATYR (insert squeal of delight here!), I wept at the yummy thought of brushing his furry goat-like legs, polishing his hooves, trimming his beard, even flea-dipping him if necessary...

But instead, our godly goat is led like a lamb to the slaughter :(

Curse you Manos Hnds of Fate for robbing me of this fantasy!

WHY, MANOS? WHY?

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