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Death Game (1977)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  May 1977 (USA)
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A businessman whose family is away on his birthday picks up two young girls. He takes them to his house, where they seduce him. Afterwards, however, they tie him up, torture him, trash his ... See full summary »

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A businessman whose family is away on his birthday picks up two young girls. He takes them to his house, where they seduce him. Afterwards, however, they tie him up, torture him, trash his house, and then kill a delivery boy. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The object is to stay alive. See more »

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Voice of Seymour Cassel's character is dubbed; he was reportedly so unhappy during shooting (per Sondra Locke's autobiography) he refused to participate in necessary post production dubbing. See more »

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We're Home
Lyrics by Guy Hemric
Music by Jimmie Haskell
Performed by Maxine Weldon
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My good old dad
19 February 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Slightly better than average thriller has a pair of lesbian tramps (Locke and Camp) begging off home-alone father (Cassel) for a phone call and a dry place to stop during a thunder-storm, becoming unwelcome house guests when they resort to sadistic games that taunt their host, threatening to implicate him for statutory rape and destroy his family.

Quirky is the main adjective that comes to mind when describing this basement horror cheapie. Locke and Camp (who used body doubles for much of the nudity) make a frightening pair, while Cassel (who used a voice double) has little to do but lie on the floor bound and gagged, begging for his life while the two misfits trash his house. The film is essentially just the trio, with one brief and memorable exception from a delivery boy.

Aside from the spa orgy, Cassel's ridiculous over-dubbing and the corny (but admittedly catchy) soundtrack, the film is also memorable for its outrageous conclusion. If you saw that coming, then you might be as twisted as these two ultra-vixens. A tense and violent mind warp, but worth a look if you're open-minded.


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