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The Thirsty Dead (1974)

Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jennifer Billingsley ...
Laura
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Baru
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Claire
Tani Guthrie ...
Ranu
Fredricka Meyers ...
Ann (as Fredricka Myers)
Chiqui da Rosa ...
Bonnie
Elena Sampson ...
Hala
Mary Walters ...
Eva
Rod Navarro ...
Francisco
Vic Diaz ...
Police lieutenant
Rick Rhorke ...
Sailor
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Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

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Baru: Friends? It was understood that you were unknown to each other.
Laura: You make friends quickly when you share a cell!
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Referenced in The Big Box: A Christmas Story (2010) See more »

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Not so great, not so bad...
30 August 1999 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I rented this under suspicion. First of all, it was PG. A PG horror movie doesn't promise much. But I gave it a chance.

It was...okay....

The movie is about four women--Laura, Claire, Ann, and Bonnie--who are captured and taken to a cave in the jungle. They see they that there is a large cult-like group there, but they don't know why they are there. Soon Laura realizes that they have been brought here for a terrible reason. She, inparticular, is portrayed as a great queen, and the other three, with many other captives, are kept there for their blood, which keeps the would-be dead cult alive and young. The four must escape.

It isn't a terrible movie, but it isn't really scary. It's somewhat interesting, and if you're looking for a very mild horror movie, then I suggest this. There is barely any blood, no profanity, and no nudity. The acting isn't terrible. (What a surprise! Most movies like this have the worst of actors.) And there is a lot of action towards the end. If you are into softcore horror movies, check this out. If you want something more, pass it.


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