5.2/10
28
3 user 3 critic

The Windsplitter (1971)

GP | | Drama | 11 June 1971 (USA)

Director:

(as Julius D. Feigelson)

Writer:

(as Julius D. Feigelson)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ad

Genius (TV Series 2017)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A series which explores how patent clerk Einstein could not get a teaching job or doctorate in his early life, yet managed to go on to solve the secrets of the universe.

Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn, Nicholas Rowe
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, Jim Siedow
Eggshells (1969)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Experimental allegorical story about a group of hippie students in Austin, Texas, who move into an old big house in the woods. However, something else is there and it's influencing them.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Ron Barnhart, Pamela Craig, Allen Danziger
Hotwire (1980)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A hard drinking old man and a cocky street-wise drifter are blackmailed into repossessing a Rolls-Royce from a local gangster - and all hell breaks loose.

Director: Frank Q. Dobbs
Stars: Bruce Paul Barbour, Penny Bennett, Peggy Ann Byers
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two siblings visit their grandfather's grave in Texas along with three of their friends and are attacked by a family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger
The Dark (1979)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

An alien mutilator stalks and kills human prey during the night.

Directors: John 'Bud' Cardos, Tobe Hooper
Stars: William Devane, Cathy Lee Crosby, Richard Jaeckel
Mortuary I (2005)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A family moves to a small town in California where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Dan Byrd, Denise Crosby, Stephanie Patton
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Bobby Joe
...
Reverend
...
Jenny
Richard Everett ...
R.T.
I. Van Charles ...
Louis
John Martin ...
Sheriff
Jim Siedow ...
Father
Chris Wilson ...
Mother
Anne Layne ...
Sister
John Barten ...
Tank
...
Joby
Jim Gough ...
Customer
Ray O'Leary ...
Eastern Man
Ruth Roberts ...
Eastern Woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bootsy Faggard
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

GP
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 June 1971 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Easy Rider (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

The Road Home
(title song)
Music & Lyrics by Joyce Taylor
Sung by Michael Dees
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Hopelessly obscure Texas no-hope-of-a-release movie
2 April 2003 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

In the early 90s when NYC's Channel 9 baseball broadcasts were rained out, or for any other reason, they showed this obscurity which I caught several times. I couldn't help but notice the appearance of Texas actor Jim Siedow who played The Cook in the mighty "Texas Chainsaw Massacre". I thought this might be some obscure film that Chainsaw director Tobe Hooper made previous to his 1974 classic. Imagine my surprise (after finding star Jim McMullen's name listed in a "Rockford Files" episode) seeing Hooper in the cast credits! He must have noticed Siedow and thought he'd be perfect as a demented BBQ chef. Anyway, I remember "The Windsplitter" as a typical early 70s generation gap film about a level headed Hollywood guy who rides a motorcycle back to his redneck home town where all the citizens hate his successful guts. Everybody has severe problems with communicating and rape and so forth and its all pretty dull, although the small town Texas atmosphere is ripe with gloom.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?