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Suburban Roulette (1968)

R | | Drama | June 1968 (USA)
A newlywed couple falls into a dangerous game of parties and swapping spouses with two other swinging couples after moving into a seemingly perfect suburban neighborhood.

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(additional dialogue) (as Sheldon Seymour), (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elizabeth Wilkinson ...
Ilene Fisher
Ben Moore ...
Bert Fisher
Ione Rolnick ...
Fran Conley
William Kerwin ...
Marty Conley (as Thomas Wood)
Allison Louise Downe ...
Margo Elston (as Vicki Miles)
Tony McCabe ...
Ron Elston
Debbie Grant ...
Cindy Fisher
Richard Mark Oliver ...
Conley Child
Joseph Trucco ...
Conley Child
Michael Shallop ...
Conley Child
Paul Shallop ...
Conley Child
Ray Woods ...
Police chief
Bob Roth ...
Card Buyer
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Storyline

The Fisher family moves into the suburbs to get away from the city, and wife Ilene's propensity for males. They meet the neighbors, the Conleys and Elstons, and become friends. Soon they're having cookouts together, and taking each other's mates for a ride, but not without guilt and repercussions. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Drama

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R
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| (1990 video release)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Included in a 1990 VHS series hosted by Joe Bob Briggs (John Bloom) titled "The Sleaziest Movies in the History of the World." See more »

Crazy Credits

The closing title card reads: "This story is fictitious. If you know of any resemblance to any living person, keep your mouth shut." See more »

Connections

Edited into Sleazemania Strikes Back (1985) See more »

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Suburban Roulette
Written by Herschell Gordon Lewis (as Sheldon Seymour)
Performed by the Faded Blue (uncredited)
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You call this sleaze??
20 September 2014 | by (Sequim, WA) – See all my reviews

Egad, what's all the hubbub about this snore-fest? This movie may have passed for controversial or racy in 1967, but now it's just boring. It's somewhat interesting for the bad hair (not as bad as the 70's, however), but that's about all. The husband who is always pie-eyed is THE highlight, folks. He probably used "method acting", as he MUST have been actually drunk, it's that authentic. Lots of fully-clothed groping. Yawn. There are some really mouthy brats in it, reminding parents of today that this phenomenon is universally true in the past, present, and probable future. Some unexpected blood and guts would have been nice. After all, "Suburban Roulette" was directed by that early Master of Gore, Herschell Gordon Lewis. Maybe I watched an edited version. Where's the sleaze, anyway? I feel gypped.


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