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I Drink Your Blood (1970)

R | | Horror | December 1970 (USA)
A group of hippies wreak havoc on a small town and a young boy, whose grandfather and sister were attacked by them, decides to get even, with deadly results.


(as David Durston)


(as David Durston)

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Complete credited cast:
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury ...
Horace Bones (as Bhaskar)
Jadin Wong ...
Sue-Lin (as Jadine Wong)
Rhonda Fultz ...
Molly (as Ronda Fultz)
George Patterson ...
Riley Mills ...
Pete Banner
John Damon ...
Roger Davis
Elizabeth Marner-Brooks ...
Mildred Nash
Richard Bowler ...
Doc Banner
Tyde Kierney ...
Iris Brooks ...
Alex Mann ...
Bruno Damon ...
Rabid Guy
Mike Gentry ...
Rabid Guy


A band of satanist hippies roll into a town and begin terrorizing the local folk. They rape a local girl and her grandpa goes after them. He fails and is given LSD. This bothers his grandson and he gets back at the hippies by feeding them meat pies infected with blood from a rabid dog. They turn into crazed lunatics and begin killing and/or infecting everything in their path. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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According to Durston, apart from the chicken in the opening scene, no animals were killed in the making of the film. See more »


Back home after being dosed with LSD, Doc Banner is sitting at his kitchen table. As Sylvia says, "Come on, Grandpa," and helps him up, the moving shadow of the mike and boom isvisible on the refrigerator and wall directly behind them, to the right of Sylvia's head. See more »


Sylvia: He's not drunk, stupid. He's been doped!
Pete: Huh?
Sylvia: With that stuff that they call LSD. The whole bunch take it.
Pete: What does it do, that L-whatever you call it?
Sylvia: Boy, you really don't know anything. Well, it makes a person crazy.
Pete: Wow! Is that what *they've* done to Grampaw?
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My Live on the Big Screen Review
10 January 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I just got back from watching this mondo-horror classic at The Bloor Cinema in lovely (but chilly) downtown Toronto, as part of a Fangoria B-Movie Festival Double Feature Night. I've been reading about this movie for ages, and I have the 2006 Grindhouse Deluxe Uncensored Director's Cut on my must-get list, but I jumped at a chance to see it just as the drive-in/grindhouse audiences did 40 years ago.

To paraphrase a particularly trigger-happy law-enforcement officer in the flick, "Well, what can you say? The poor bastards are probably better off dead!" Short plot outline: LSD-shooting Satanic cult meets violent redneck hardhats, then everybody gets rabies! No-one thinks of taking the infected to a hospital for shots, because the local veterinarian proclaims "It's hopeless!" Starring nobody memorable except the insanely beautiful young Lynn Lowry. Really, i can't go further without ruining the enjoyment of seeing this cult classic which, trust me on this, deserves its reputation. Just remember - it's only a movie, and it's OK to laugh at torture, dismemberment and shaving cream lips! This was a digital screening of the nice restored print, with perfect audio, and some slight scratches (possible left intentionally for that authentic look.) This is all good because the unexpectedly good photography, loopy but interesting direction, and even the oddly effective primitive synth score (especially the one or two-note "going crazy" cues) deserves it.

P.S. Never mind swords and shotguns, just don't be without your garden hose!

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