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Pigs (1972)

Daddy's Deadly Darling (original title)
R | | Horror | April 1972 (USA)
Lynn Hart is a disturbed young woman who escapes from a mental hospital where she was committed for killing her abusive father who raped her. Stealing a nurse's uniform and car, Lynn ends ... See full summary »

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Toni Lawrence ...
Lynn Hart
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Sheriff Dan Cole
Catherine Ross ...
Miss Macy (as Katherine Ross)
Paul Hickey ...
Ben Sharp
Iris Korn ...
Annette
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Doctor
Erik Holland ...
Hoagy
William Michael ...
Deputy
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Jess Winter - Man from Hospital
Bone Adams ...
Truck Farmer
Larry Hussmann ...
Gas Attendant
Don Skylar ...
Oil Worker
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Zambrini
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Lynn Hart is a disturbed young woman who escapes from a mental hospital where she was committed for killing her abusive father who raped her. Stealing a nurse's uniform and car, Lynn ends up in a small California town where she meets and shacks up with Zambrini, an old farmer who runs the local motel and roadside café. Zambrini also owns a group of pigs that he keeps in a pen behind his house who have somehow developed a taste for human flesh. When Lynn begins killing a number of men who remind her of her dead father, Zambrini helps her out by disposing of the bodies to the pigs. Investigating the disappearances, the local sheriff eventually becomes suspicious of Lynn's past and a private investigator, hired by the hospital to find her, slowly close in on Lynn. Written by matt-282

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If you go down to the woods today... you're in for a PIG surprise See more »

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Blood Pen  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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Marc Lawrence made hunks of bread in the shape of arms and legs for the scenes in which the pigs eat human flesh. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Box: The Body Shop (2010) See more »

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Somewhere Down the Road
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Written and Sung by Charles Bernstein
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Pretty good for a drive-in flick
17 September 2009 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

This movie is often marketed under the title "Pigs!", but that's actually pretty misleading. Granted, there are in fact some pigs involved in this project, but if you want to see crazed hogs rampaging and eating people and whatnot, look somewhere else. I have no idea where, but definitely somewhere else. Instead, this movie focuses on a strangely attractive young woman who seduces men and then kills them. And then she feeds the victims to a bunch of local pigs, mainly to justify the alternative title. It's a pretty thin plot, but the surprisingly decent acting and the sheer brutality of it all manage to keep the show on the road. Also comes with a really weird lullaby soundtrack that's difficult to get out of your head.


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