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Killdozer (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  2 February 1974 (USA)
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A small construction crew on an island is terrorized when some strange spirit-like being takes over a large bulldozer, and goes on a killing rampage.

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Lloyd Kelly
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Dennis Holvig
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Chub Foster
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Jules 'Dutch' Krasner
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Al Beltran
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Construction workers building an airstrip on a small Pacific Island encounter an ancient non-material lifeform which has lived in the ruins of an ancient temple for millenia. The entity is of course malevolent and commandeers the earthmoving equipment to the general detriment of all concerned. Written by Bill Leue <leue@crd.ge.com>

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Everyone Knows a Machine Cannot Kill. Except the Machine. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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2 February 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rakka inseki no nazo: Kirudôzâ - Kotô no satsujin kikai  »

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The film later gained renewed interest and ultimately cult status when it was the subject of in-jokes on both Beavis and Butthead and The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. See more »

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The crew is located on an island several miles off the coast of Africa, but in a scene where the bulldozer is lurking in the bushes, traffic can be seen moving along a highway in the background See more »

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[finding an old photograph]
Jules 'Dutch' Krasner: Veronica Lake.
Mack McCarthy: What?
Jules 'Dutch' Krasner: Not what, man! Who! This is Veronica Lake. Didn't you ever hear of Veronica Lake? I wanna tell ya somethin'. This chick was cool before they invented the word.
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"Duel" with a hard hat on
24 April 2002 | by (Wrexham, North Wales) – See all my reviews

My favourite film by a mile as a small child. I remember watching this with my sister when I was about 6 and she was 2 and it scared the pants off us!!.

Its a great tale of a group of construction workers on a remote island who accidentally drive a bulldozer into a very strange rock - having very strange effects, giving the bulldozer a killer streak!! - Sound naff?, well maybe - enjoyable and still a little scary? - you bet!! I haven't seen the film for about 10 years and I don't think its on video but I recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone who likes such better known films as "Duel" and "The Car"


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