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Drive In Massacre (1977)

 -  Horror | Mystery  -  1977 (USA)
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Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.

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Cast

Cast overview:
John F. Goff ...
Police Det. Mike Leary (as Jake Barnes)
Steve Vincent ...
Police Psychologist (as Adam Lawrence)
Douglas Gudbye ...
Germy
Verkina Flower ...
Little Girl in Warehouse (as Verkina Flowers)
Robert E. Pearson ...
Austin (as Newton Naushaus)
Catherine Barkley ...
Kathy - Jim's Date
Norman Sheridan ...
Orville (as Norman Sherlock)
John Alderman ...
Jim (as Frank Hollowell)
Jacqueline Giroux ...
Arlene (as Valdesta)
Bruce Kimball ...
Police Det. John Koch (as Michael Alden)
Martin Gatsby ...
David (as Marty Gatsby)
Sandy Carey ...
Lori (as Patricia James)
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Alan's Girl (as Tiffany Jones)
Myron Griffith ...
Alan
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Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.

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Filmed entirely in bloodcurdling Gore-Color See more »

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1977 (USA)  »

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Drive In Masacre  »

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The poster featured the following warning: "DRIVE-IN MASSACRE has been deemed by an independent film board to be too terrifying for viewing by the average theatre patron. For this reason, it is suggested that those of you with severe emotional disorders or chronic coronary dysfunction NOT see this movie. The risk is entirely yours." See more »

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Catherine Barkley is credited as Kathy, although that name isn't used in the film. See more »

Quotes

Detective Larry: You're gonna run your business from the slammer before long, if you don't shut up!
Austin Johnson: Yeah? Well you either charge me, lock me up and get off of my back- or let me go, because I don't care if half the goddamn valley gets chopped up! Now what are you gonna do?
Detective Larry: [pause] Get... outta... here!
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The title is shown as though it were written in letters on the marquee of an actual drive-in theatre. See more »

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This one is classic, but it not worth to see!
20 June 2008 | by (Reykjavík, Iceland) – See all my reviews

A restless crowd and a cheesy double feature lead to two brutal killings at a drive-in! Detective Koch and O Leary assemble a mixed cast of suspects that would make even Charlie Chan cringe. Is it the deranged knife-thrower the foul-mouthed bigot the projectionist the janitor or the pathetic voyeur? Cold razor-sharp steel slices through warm flesh and hot blood squirts over the screen as patrons are splattered across the hoods of cars and even dismembered at the concession stand! Starring BRUCE KIMBALL ADAM LAWRENCE DOUGLAS GUDBYE and VERKINA FLOWER. Executive Producer ROCHELLE WEISBERG. Story By STU SEGALL Written By GEORGE 'BUCK.


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