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David Paulsen (writer)
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Release Date:
1979 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
You have been chosen. You are doomed. Prepare for.... SAVAGE WEEKEND
Plot:
Several couples head upstate to the country to watch a boat being built. Unfortunately they are stalked by a murderer behind a ghoulish mask. | Add synopsis »
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Saturday Nightmares: Cut (2000)
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Christopher Allport ... Nicky
Jim Doerr ... Robert Fathwood (as James Doerr)
David Gale ... Mac Macauley
Devin Goldenberg ... Jay Alsop
Marilyn Hamlin ... Marie Sales Pettis
Caitlin O'Heaney ... Shirley Sales (as Kathleen Heaney)

Jeff Pomerantz ... Greg Pettis (as Jeffrey David Pomerantz)

William Sanderson ... Otis

Yancy Butler ... Little Girl (as Yancy Victoria Butler)
Adam Hirsch ... Jeremy Pettis
Don Plumley ... Pool Player
Ben Simon ... Lumberman
Geraldine Chapin ... Woman at Bar
Rae Chapin ... Lumberman
Claude Paulsen ... Waitress at Bar
Robert T. Henderson ... Bartender
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Directed by
David Paulsen 
John Mason Kirby (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
David Paulsen (writer)

Produced by
Claude Duvernoy .... associate producer
John Mason Kirby .... executive producer
John Mason Kirby .... producer
David Paulsen .... producer
 
Original Music by
Dov Seltzer 
 
Cinematography by
Zoltan Vidor  (as Zoli Vidor)
 
Film Editing by
Zion Avrahamian 
Jonathan Day 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Kean .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jane Landis .... boom operator
Rick Waddell .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steven Cohen .... assistant camera
 
Music Department
Dov Seltzer .... conductor
 

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Runtime:
88 min
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Certification:
Germany:BPjM Restricted | Norway:18 (cut) | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (re-rating) (2006) | USA:R

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Trivia:
Film debut of Yancy Butler.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Marie is being led away from the house by the killer, she is wearing gold high heels, but after she escapes from him and then trips and falls she is now wearing black boots.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Peeping Tom (1960)See more »

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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
A Great movie no matter how you look at it, 11 April 1999

Savage Weekend is a very good film. Of course it does not have high production value, but as far as content and story-line are concerned it is awesome.

The film captivated me with its alluring plot and horror filled moments. Christopher Allport is wonderful in the role of 'Mother' Nicky, especially when he shows his true nature in the bar scene.

Unfortunately this film is very rare. I was lucky enough to find a copy at a local video store that was going out of business so I picked it up. If you ever find this film to buy or rent take advantage of it and you will not be sorry. It is a good film to watch with your friends, and like the last contributor mentioned, watching it with your girlfriend. She will be so scared that she won't want to let go of you.

I love this movie so much that my friends and I created our own sequel of sorts a few years ago via our camcorder. Granted we are not very good actors and we didn't take much time to plan anything, it is still fun to watch.

Long live Savage Weekend, it rocks!

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