The manager of a rock band fires the drunken, psycho bass player, who goes on a rape and murder spree.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kipp Whitman ...
Duke
...
Butts
Connie Strickland ...
Barbara
...
Janyce
Diane Lee Hart ...
Dolly
David Buchanan ...
Gary
David Ankrum ...
Mike
Leslie McRay ...
Morrie
Cecil Reddick ...
Harley
Jay Adler ...
Sid Rosen
Carl Craig ...
Jacques Le Monde
Ernie Dominy ...
Barbara's Father
Janet Comerford ...
Barbara's Mother
Heather Collins ...
Topless Waitress
Kate Monahan ...
Butts' Mother (as Mary Kate Monahan)
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The manager of a rock band fires the drunken, psycho bass player, who goes on a rape and murder spree.

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Group and Groupies ... Sometimes ... It's a Groove ... and Sometimes It's a ... Bummer See more »


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March 1973 (USA)  »

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Bummer: A Far Out Trip Through a Hard Rock Tunnel  »

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Feature film debut of Dennis Burkley, who portrays Butts. See more »

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Referenced in Mau Mau Sex Sex (2001) See more »

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This Time
Written by Vic Caesar
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To losers its a way of life - Bummer!
3 April 2002 | by (Streeb Greebling Acres) – See all my reviews

The multi talented Dave Friedman produced this "groupie" based trash classic.

It has the look of "The Blast off Girls" but it altogether nastier and more brutal, with a line in the trailer "You dont have to Rape a Groupie, You just have to Ask" (this was turned to Assault for ad's) you can get the picture of what your going to get.

I'm not going to get into detail, but if you love Friedman then get this movie and if your just dipping your toes it the water this is a good place to start


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