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L'ultimo treno della notte
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Last Stop on the Night Train (1975) More at IMDbPro »L'ultimo treno della notte (original title)

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Last Stop on the Night Train -- YOU CAN TELL YOURSELF IT'S ONLY A MOVIE – BUT IT WON'T HELP!

Please mind the half-dead girls between the platform edge and the train as you board a cinematic ride into terror that was refused a certificate in 1976 and has since never been dared an official release in the UK…
Two street punks, one cold-as-ice sex-crazed vicious bitch and two young virgins converge on a train ride to hell that will see the most unspeakable horrors committed in the name of kinky kicks. Imagine the worst and you're unlikely to come close to what actually unfolds on screen, but comfort yourself with the thought that once Daddy discovers what's been done to his daughters revenge will be merciless.

Conceived as a response to The Last House on the Left this chillingly well-made claustrophobic thriller from director Aldo Lado (and scored by Ennio Morricone) sears the brains of those who dare watch it!

Night Train Murders (cert. 18) is released uncut (for the first time in the UK) on DVD by Shameless Screen Entertainment. The film will be presented remastered in 1.85:1 with English 2.0 sound. Also included on the disc is a Shameless original trailer gallery.

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8 April 1975 (Italy) See more »
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Most movies last less than two hours! This is one of everlasting torment! See more »
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A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Film Review: Night Train Murders (1975)
 (From Horror News. 10 February 2012, 6:40 PM, PST)

Blu-ray Review – Night Train Murders
 (From Icons of Fright. 31 January 2012, 8:28 PM, PST)

DVD: DVD: Night Train Murders
 (From The AV Club. 24 January 2012, 10:02 PM, PST)

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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Flavio Bucci ... Blackie
Macha Méril ... Lady On The Train
Gianfranco De Grassi ... Curly
Enrico Maria Salerno ... Prof. Giulio Stradi
Marina Berti ... Laura Stradi
Franco Fabrizi ... Perverted Train Passenger

Irene Miracle ... Margaret Hoffenbach
Laura D'Angelo ... Lisa Stradi
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Umberto Amambrini ... Train Ticket Collector (uncredited)
Kay Beal ... (uncredited)
Francesco D'Adda ... Ticket Controller (uncredited)
Richard Davis ... (uncredited)
Giovanni Di Benedetto ... Stradi's Honorable Guest (uncredited)
Dalila Di Lazzaro ... Stradi's Guest (uncredited)
Daniele Dublino ... Stradi's Guest (uncredited)
Patty Edwards ... (uncredited)
Selan Karay ... Navy Officer (uncredited)
Norma Knight ... (uncredited)
Rita Moscatelli ... Marie (uncredited)
Delbert Moss ... (uncredited)
Karl-Heinz Peters ... Margaret's Father (uncredited)
Alberto Squillante ... Guy on the Train (uncredited)
Anna Taddei ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Aldo Lado 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Roberto Infascelli  story
Renato Izzo 
Aldo Lado 
Ettore Sanzò  story

Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
 
Cinematography by
Gábor Pogány 
 
Film Editing by
Alberto Gallitti 
 
Production Design by
Franco Bottari 
 
Costume Design by
Franco Bottari 
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Umberto Dessena .... grip
Stefano Guidi .... assistant camera
 

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Also Known As:
"L'ultimo treno della notte" - Italy (original title)
"Last House - Part II" - USA (poster title), USA (reissue title)
"New House on the Left" - USA, USA (reissue title)
"Second House on the Left" - USA, USA (reissue title)
"The New House on the Left" - USA, USA (reissue title)
"Night Train Murders" - Philippines (English title)
"Torture Train" - USA (video title)
"Xmas Massacre" - USA (reissue title)
"Nighttrain Murders" - Belgium (English title) (video title)
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94 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:X (original rating) | Argentina:18 (re-rating) | Australia:(Banned) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) (original rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (re rating) | France:-16 | Hong Kong:III | UK:(Banned) | UK:18 (2008 rating, uncut) | USA:R | West Germany:18
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Trivia:
The film was rejected for a UK cinema certificate in 1976 by the BBFC and later ended up listed as an official video nasty. It was released fully uncut (as "Night Train Murders") in 2008 on the Shameless DVD label.See more »
Quotes:
Lady On The Train:What's that matter? Have you never made love before?See more »
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References The Godfather (1972)See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Stylish and Sick, 31 December 2013
Author: acidburn-10 from United Kingdom

"Night Train Murders" is one of those several rape revenge flicks that came from the 1970's following "I Spit On Your Grave" and "Last House On The Left", and now this one, which is just as unsettling as the previous two, where in this one we have 2 girls terrorised by 2 men and a woman, who torture and eventually kill the young girls and then they come into contact with one of the dead girl's parents and when they find out the father wreaks revenge.

Okay I found this movie way too unsettling even for my taste, not that I'm saying that this movie is terrible, it just started off well and the torture scenes were this movie's strong point as they were filled with tension and it made me really feel for these girls, but it's the second half of this movie which was a kind of let down, It just didn't have the pay off that I was hoping for, and there could have been a bit more too it. But on a positive not I did like the distinctive use of blue light while the girls are being held captive on the train along with the films cinema photography is perfectly executed as most of the film is shot in claustrophobic spaces adding to the tension that builds as the film progresses is also another of this movie's highlights.

The acting was also strong and convincing especially from the two unlucky girls who were both outstanding. Enrico Maria Saleno who plays the father was also great as he goes from mild mannered doctor and then pushed to his very limits of sanity. But it's Macha Meril who plays the woman of the trio of sickos who steals the show as the ice cold queen who quickly goes from early victim to taking charge of the other two thugs.

All in all "Night Train Murders" is a decent enough horror movie and not just a clone of "Last House On The Left" and definitely a must see for fans of 70's Italian horror movies.

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