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Act of Vengeance (1974)

 -  Crime | Drama | Horror  -  18 August 1974 (USA)
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Linda gets raped by a man in a hockey mask. She finds that a few other women have had the same treatment. Together they form a squad that starts looking for the man and also changes the ... See full summary »

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Linda
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Nancy
Lisa Moore ...
Karen
Connie Strickland ...
Teresa
Patricia Estrin ...
Angie
Lada Edmund Jr. ...
Tiny
Tony Young ...
Bud
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Tom
Ross Elliott ...
Sgt. Long (as Ross Elliot)
John Pickard ...
Dr. Schetman
Ninette Bravo ...
Joyce
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Bernie / Foul Mouth
Joan McCall ...
Gloria
Anneka Di Lorenzo ...
Chris (as Anneka DeLorrenzo)
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Linda gets raped by a man in a hockey mask. She finds that a few other women have had the same treatment. Together they form a squad that starts looking for the man and also changes the mind of would-be rapists. Written by Per Johansson <hawklord@one.se>

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These women all had one thing in common, they had each been violated in the same savage way. When they looked for justice it wasn't there so they took the law into their own hands and made the revenge fit the crime! See more »


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In the scene where the group trashes a man's apartment, a male crew member with a mustache is visible in a mirror's reflection when one of the women breaks the mirror. See more »

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Jack: In fact, this is your lucky day. You know why? Because you're with the best, lady. You're with the ever-loving best. You just keep on fighting me, 'cause that's what makes it good.
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The Jingle Bells Rapist Will Win Your Heart
6 December 2007 | by (Happy Land, who lives in a Gumdrop House on Lolly Pop Lane) – See all my reviews

How about that. My first movie with the word "Rape" in the title and it's not Japanese! Unfortunately the Japanese are still the winners when it comes down to movies with the "Rape" in the title. But hell, this was still a nice effort.

Story focuses on a group of women who refer to themselves as The Rape Squad. Guess what they all have in common? Wrong! They've all been raped by the same guy! Jeez, how can you be so off? They all love the black guy from the Mod Squad....? Wow, awful guess. Anyways, they've all been raped by the same Hockey Mask, Orange Jumpsuit wearing rapist who loves the song Jingle Bells. Now they've joined forces and they're about to show these pushy men what real women can do! Rape Squad was a decent enough flick. There are many rape and revenge flicks out there that are much better, but this is definitely one to check out if you're a big fan of the genre. Checking out the Rapist alone is reason enough. It's tough to beat a confident, smooth talking rapist who dresses up like Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees combined. And the coolest thing is, this predates both of those movies by a couple years. Oh and he sings Jingle Bells. Whoever was writing this flick had their creative juices flowing big time. The movie suffers from a few lulls when the girls are just chit-chatting....but you gotta admit, it's realistic. And I was hoping for the movie to be a little more graphic, especially the ending, but hell, the movie entertained me enough. So yeah, if you're into rape/revenge films, give this baby a shot. 6.5 outta 10.


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