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The Killing Kind (1973)

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Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem... See full summary »

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Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides in and who keeps bringing him glasses of chocolate milk. One of her boarders, Lori, becomes attracted to him. However, while he was serving his prison sentence, Terry developed an interest in rough, violent sex, and gory death. Now, one by one, some of the town's women pop up dead. Written by alfiehitchie

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The characters of Louise (the alcoholic librarian) and her wheelchair-bound father later appear in The Attic (1980), which was also written by Tony Crechales and George Edwards. In this film, the roles were played by Luana Anders and Peter Brocco, in the other, by Carrie Snodgress and Ray Milland. See more »

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Louise: Have you ever been so bored that it actually made you sick? I mean sick!
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Psychosexual torment.
14 January 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Troubled 20 year-old Terry Lambert(John Savage)returns from prison after serving two years for rape.His doting mother Thelma(Ann Sothern)runs a boarding house for old people but takes in a young girl Lori Cindy Williams).Terry can't control his violent impulses around women;in addition to his bitterness over the rape charge he thinks his mother is a tramp and is ashamed of his own illegitimacy.Repressed neighbor Louise(Luana Anders of "Dementia 13" fame)is attracted to Terry because of the danger he represents.Terry begins stalking the women who sent him to jail-the rape victim and his lawyer."The Killing Kind" is a disturbing 70's character study with three powerful murder scenes and overwhelming atmosphere of sexual tension.The acting is great and there are some short scenes of animal cruelty.8 out of 10.


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