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Drive In Massacre (1976)

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 Johnson (as Newton Naushaus)
Catherine Barkley ...
Kathy - Jim's Date
Norman Sheridan ...
Orville Ingleson (as Norman Sherlock)
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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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You'll Pay To Get In... And Pray To Get Out! See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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7 January 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drive In Masacre  »

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Trivia

Shot in four days. See more »

Goofs

The same shot of the manager lighting a cigarette, shaking his head, and walking into the projection booth is shown several times throughout the course of this film. See more »

Quotes

Austin Johnson: [mumbling to himself] Goddamn... what a bunch of crap... a bunch of degenerates.
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Crazy Credits

The title is shown as though it were written in letters on the marquee of an actual drive-in theatre. See more »

Connections

Features Saddle Tramp Women (1972) See more »

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Why Drive In Went Out of Business
16 April 2011 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

There's somebody who is slashing to death a whole lot of the patrons of a particularly drive-in theater in the Los Angeles area where no doubt films like this are being shown. Before a couple of spoon sharp detectives solve this series of crimes a lot more couples get themselves hacked and slashed.

In this no name cast with acting on the level of my junior high school dramatics,the two detectives discover that the land that the drive-in is on was once a carnival and the drive-in employees are all former carnys. You've got knife throwers, sword swallowers and some general all around hard cases working at this drive-in with the various implements ready and available.

Drive In Massacre is the kind of film shown at drive ins so people who were there for something else could rest assured they were missing absolutely nothing of any redeeming artistic value


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