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Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)

 -  Horror  -  23 January 1970 (USA)
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A murderous barber and his equally psychopathic friend, a baker, hatch a plan whereby the barber murders people and the baker makes them into pies to be sold in his shop.

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Jarvis Williams
Linda Driver ...
Becky Todd
William Barrel ...
Mr. Busker
Jonathan Holt ...
John Lovett
Susan Cassidy ...
Anna
David Pike ...
Mr. Fisk
Frank Echols ...
Barbershop Victim
Ann Arrow ...
Rosie
Shirley Ashdown ...
Mrs. Spool
Dickson Bain ...
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George Barry ...
Corky
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Sweeney Todd, a barber, and Maggie Lovett, a baker, join forces to commit a series of brutal, gory murders in London with a little help from Tobias Ragg, an employee of Maggie' bakery who abducts a number of customers from the barber shop and kills them and helps the couple make "meat pies" out of the dead victims for sale. Written by Anonymous

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Sweeney Todd and butchery.
26 June 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Bloodthirsty Butchers" is possibly Andy Milligan's most famous horror film.This is somewhat clever take on the Sweeney Todd story woven around themes of dominance and submission.Populated with a collection of selfish characters and a very small number of decent human beings bloody murders are taking place on Fleet Street and nobody seems to notice caught up as they are in their own little worlds--until they wind up murdered themselves.Unfortunately I found this film a bit disappointing-I enjoyed "The Ghastly Ones"(1968)more.There are some good scenes of splashy gore and butchery,but the rest of the film is too talky and dull.In my humble opinion Andy Milligan was an underrated filmmaker-I'll definitely check out more of his stuff if I have a chance.4 out of 10-a breast in a pie scene is priceless!


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