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Evil Town (1977)

R | | Horror | 1977 (USA)
Passing through a small town, a stranger discovers that a crazed scientist is creating an army of zombies.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Fuller
Doctor Schaeffer
Mike Segal
Doria Cook-Nelson ...
Christie Houser ...
Terrie (as Christie Hauser)
Lyle Phelps
Mildred Phelps
Doc Hooper
Margo Farrar ...
Alice Wylie
Lester Wylie
E.J. André ...
James Edwin Hadzicki ...
Phyllis O'Donnell ...


Passing through a small town, a stranger discovers that a crazed scientist is creating an army of zombies.

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Filmed for the most part in the late 1970's this film was not released until several years later by which time some of the players, such as Hope Summers were already dead, and when additional footage, including some gratuitous nudity, was added, along with a 1985 copyright statement. By 1987 it had already found its way to video. See more »


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Evil has no business in this town...
9 February 2009 | by (the Doomed Megalopolis of Blasphemous Technoids) – See all my reviews

Awful, wretched and plain lousy... Apparently this film was cut together from the remains of three unfinished films??? Maybe you wouldn't guess it right away (there's plenty of films out there that are an incoherent mess), but the ending really makes the film look like it was never finished.

While extremely painful and super-boring to sit through, here's a few laughs I had:

-- There's this blond bimbo (apparantly an ex-playmate) that keeps on running topless during the first act of the movie. And boy, look at those big cahoocha's! You'd say the director would show some respect and love when filming those two wonders of nature, but one "smoochy"-scene has her pressing her naked breasts against her boyfriend's chest in such a way that they just look plain wrong. Like one of them is mutated, or something. Best part has her running topless through the woods: bounce, wobble, shake, bump!

-- There's a couple of scenes in which old people drug a young couple and fight with a young dude... all in slow-motion! They wave syringes, they get kicked in the face, fall on the ground, wrestle with the young dude... all in slow-motion!

-- You'll never believe the town's evil doctor! Not only he can't act, he also has a speech-problem of sorts. The guy just can't articulate and stutters his every line. "Pituitary gland" comes out sounding "Patwooatwy gland" and even a simple word like "country" sounds like "cµntwee".

And will you listen to that downright abominable and most inappropriate music on the soundtrack...

EVIL TOWN is one of the worst "small town with a secret"-horror films I've ever seen. Oh, and in case you're wondering: There's no zombies in it.

Two points for those cahoocha's as they always come in pairs. And that's it.

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