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Delirium (1979)

R | | Thriller | July 1979 (USA)
An ex-soldier is hired by local right-wingers as a vigilante to clean up criminals and street people. However, he freaks out and starts killing off everybody.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Turk Cekovsky ...
Paul Dollinger
Debi Chaney ...
Susan Norcross
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Larry Mead (as Terry Ten Broek)
Barron Winchester ...
Eric Stem
Bob Winters ...
Donald Andrews
Garrett Bergfeld ...
Mark
Nick Panouzis ...
Charlie Gunther
Harry Gorsuch ...
Capt. Hearn
Chris Chronopolis ...
Det. Parker
Lloyd Schattyn ...
Det. Simms
Jack Garvey ...
Devlin
Mike Kalist ...
Specter
Myron Kozman ...
Wells
Pat Knapko ...
Jenny Thompson
Letty Garris ...
Hitchhiker
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An ex-soldier is hired by local right-wingers as a vigilante to clean up criminals and street people. However, he freaks out and starts killing off everybody.

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Psycho slasher and cop thriller.
2 April 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Delirium" is a strange hybrid of slasher flick,political conspiracy,right-wing revenge film,cop thriller and post-Vietnam trauma.There is a serial killer on the loose named Charlie.He stabs to death or drowns attractive young women until he's surprised in a house by a returning husband and is shot by the wife.His Vietnam flashbacks ala "Combat Shock" are gloriously cheap.There is also an underground right-wing group who employ old army guys as vigilantes to kill various rapists and murderers."Delirium" was classified as an infamous video nasty in UK.There is a bit of sleaze and violence,but the film is relatively tame and bloodless.If you liked "Maniac" or "Lady Stay Dead" give it a try.6 out of 10.


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