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The Thirsty Dead
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Director:
Writers:
Terry Becker (story)
Charles Dennis (screenplay)
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Release Date:
6 September 1974 (USA) See more »
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They need a special liquid to stay young. It is red, thick and warm! See more »
Plot:
Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal. | Full synopsis »
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Not so great, not so bad... See more (21 total) »

Cast

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Jennifer Billingsley ... Laura

John Considine ... Baru

Judith McConnell ... 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken Metcalfe ... Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)

Directed by
Terry Becker 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Terry Becker  story
Charles Dennis  screenplay
Lou Whitehill  story

Produced by
Wesley E. De Pue .... producer
Carlos H. Reyes .... associate producer
Terry Becker .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Richard LaSalle 
 
Cinematography by
Nonong Rasca 
 
Film Editing by
Anthony DiMarco  (as Tony Di Marco)
 
Art Direction by
Robert Formoso  (as Robert Formosa)
 
Makeup Department
Cecille Baun .... makeup artist
Mely Sioson .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jose Velasco .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Levy Principe .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Rosales .... electrician
 
Music Department
Richard LaSalle .... conductor
 
Other crew
Jun Almazon .... script clerk
Vic Diaz .... production coordinator
 
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88 min
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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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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Not so great, not so bad..., 30 August 1999
Author: WritnGuy from New Jersey

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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