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House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
"La casa sperduta nel parco" (original title)

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Two lowlife punks invite themselves to a party at a posh villa and after being taunted by their snobbish hosts, hold everybody hostage and subject them to various torture and mayhem.

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Alex (as David A. Hess)
Annie Belle ...
Lisa
Christian Borromeo ...
Tom
Giovanni Lombardo Radice ...
Marie Claude Joseph ...
Glenda
Gabriele Di Giulio ...
Howard
Brigitte Petronio ...
Cindy
Karoline Mardeck ...
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Lorraine De Selle ...
Gloria
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Alex, a psychopathic mechanic, rapes a woman in the park. Later, a decadent couple pull into his shop needing car repair. They invite Alex and his mentally challenged buddy to join them at a decadent suburban party. Once there, Alex amuses himself by tormenting and raping the guests... Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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David Hess ... star of "Last House on the Left" is loose again ... DON'T GO IN THE PARK! See more »

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22 February 1985 (USA)  »

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House of the Park on the Edge  »

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Trivia

Because Wes Craven's The Last House on the Left (1972) had been such a success, this film, which is similar in violent content and also stars Hess, was given the similar title "The House on the Edge of the Park". It was one of many violent thrillers to be given a "House" title in attempt ride the success of Craven's earlier film. See more »

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Alex: Helooooo lady!
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Crazy Credits

The original US version of the film had Italian credits. Credits were translated for the UK and US DVD versions. See more »


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Music and Lyrics by Benjamin and Riz Ortolani
Performed by W. Charlie Cannon (as Charlie Cannon), Rosamarie D'Andrea and Patrizia Neri
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This film has to be seen to be believed
11 August 2001 | by (Swansea, Wales) – See all my reviews

This film is one of the best made of the video nasties. Alex (David Hess) rapes and strangles a young woman in the back of her car before the credits start to roll. Soon after a young rich couple pull into their garage to see if they can fix their car. They agree but only if they can tag along to their party. After fixing the car Alex and Ricky (John Morghen AKA Giovanni Lombardo Radice) tag along. They spend the best part of the film terrorizing the 5 yuppies at the party. There's gore, torture and rape applenty. Hess is awesome as the crazed rapist and Morghen is equally great as the retard. This film is one you must see. The ending is truly amazing.


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