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The Sporting Club (1971)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Sport  |  28 February 1971 (USA)
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Robert Fields ...
Vernur Stanton
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James Quinn
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Janey
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Earl Olive
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Spengler
William Roerick ...
Fortesque
Logan Ramsey ...
Scott
Leon B. Stevens ...
Olds
John Seymour ...
Newcombe
Helen Craig ...
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Diane Rousseau ...
Barbara
Lois Markle ...
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Canon Pritchard
Ralph Puroum ...
Murray
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Olson
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Pointless, plotless, completely unwatchable.
19 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

I found this virtually unknown film grossly misplaced in the "horror" section of a video store, and curiosity, coupled with rumors of it being "gory" (not true at all), made me rent it. It was a dreadful mistake, and you should never, never make it yourselves. There is no discernible point or logic to any scene or part of this film, and the characters couldn't be more unengaging. So unwatchable that it's doubtful most viewers will be able to make it all the way to the end. (*)


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