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Mother's Day -- Loving sons always do what their mothers tell them to... even if it's to kill!  A mad matriarch and her two maniac sons kidnap and torture three women in their backwoods cabin!

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19 September 1980 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
If you go down to the woods today. See more »
Plot:
Three female friends on a camping trip are kidnapped by a pair of brothers, who take the women back to their home and brutalize them, all for the pleasure of their demented mother. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
Jaime King To Star In Mother's Day
 (From EmpireOnline. 19 August 2009, 2:34 AM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Ike & Adley Rule! See more (100 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Nancy Hendrickson ... Abbey
Deborah Luce ... Jackie
Tiana Pierce ... Trina
Frederick Coffin ... Ike (as Holden McGuire)

Michael McCleery ... Addley (as Billy Ray McQuade)
Beatrice Pons ... Mother (as Rose Ross)

Robert Collins ... Ernie

Peter Fox ... The 'Dobber' (as Karl Sandys)
Marsella Davidson ... Terry
Kevin Lowe ... Ted
Scott Lucas ... Storekeeper
Ed Battle ... Doorman
Robert Carnegie ... Tex
Silas Davis
Stanley Kaufman ... Older man at Pool Party
John Radom
Louie Cogie
Sondra Fortunato
Sheldon Relde
Marshall Auerbach
Timmy Leight
John Castellano
Suzy Fried
Steve Sturm
Leilani Gorre
Joe Stanton
Katya
John Fanelli
Josh Smilowitz
Vince Piccalo
Doreen Richardson
Bill Smith
Gwen Van Highland
Lawrence Mayer
Joel Greenberg
Sture Sjöstedt
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stanley Knapp ... Charlie
Bob Fassbender ... (voice) (uncredited)
Scott Gordon ... (voice) (uncredited)
Charles Kaufman ... Cocaine addict (uncredited)
Floyd Vivino ... (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Kaufman 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Kaufman 
Warren Leight 

Produced by
Alexander Beck .... executive producer
Michael Herz .... associate producer
Charles Kaufman .... producer
Lloyd Kaufman .... associate producer
Michael Kravitz .... producer
 
Original Music by
Phil Gallo 
Clem Vicari Jr. 
 
Cinematography by
Joseph Mangine 
 
Film Editing by
Daniel Loewenthal 
 
Production Design by
Susan Kaufman 
 
Art Direction by
Sandy Hamilton 
 
Costume Design by
Ellen Lutter 
 
Makeup Department
Josie Caruso .... special makeup effects
Rob E. Holland .... special makeup effects
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Proser .... first assistant director
Barry Shapiro .... additional assistant director
 
Art Department
Rex Piano .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Rolf Pardula .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Scott Leva .... stunt coordinator
Scott Leva .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joseph Bolesta .... key grip
Stuart Deutsch .... best boy
Phil Devonshire .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Richard W. Haines .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Meta Carter .... script supervisor
Ray Sundlin .... production executive
 

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Runtime:
90 min | Australia:98 min | Germany:76 min (cut version)
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Certification:
Australia:(Banned) (1985 re-rating) | Australia:R (original rating) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) | Finland:K-18 | Germany:Not Rated (uncut) | Netherlands:16 | Portugal:M/18 | UK:R | UK:18 (2015) | USA:Unrated | West Germany:(Banned) | West Germany:18 (cut version)
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Trivia:
The man snorting cocaine at Trina's party is Charles Kaufman's father.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Abbey's gag goes from being in between her teeth to over her mouth.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated lines]
Addley:Punk sucks!
Ike:Disco's stupid.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
I think we're alone nowSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Ike & Adley Rule!, 22 February 2002
Author: batchainpuller2000 from Ann Arbor Michigan

This is my favorite movie of all time. I've probably watched it more than 100 times and it just keeps getting better. The more you watch it the more the humor comes out. Here are some of my favorite parts:

- The hardware store guy cutting off the tip of his finger while trimming his finger nails with hedge trimmers after being startled by the girls.

- Ike & Adley "Bagging" girls.

- Ma's wardrobe.

- Ike & Adley eating breakfast (Trix) out of a galvanized steel bucket with a huge ladle.

- The whole "Disco Sucks/ Punk's Stupid Debate.

- The whole girls tied to excercise equipment sequence especially this exchange:

TRINA to IKE: You backwards perverted piece if s**t. ANGRY IKE: Don't you ever call me backwards again. Look around. Were citified.

- Ma yelling at the boys (and making them start over) for allowing Abbey to get one of her hands free while being raped.

- The parody of the self improvement seminar Ma is in at the start of the movie.

- Ma's description of her sister Queenie:

She snapped my neck while I was still in the crib...she was born with a full head of white hair...I've seen her chase down wolves and rip their throats out just to watch them bleed.

- All the grafitti spray painted throughout the house.

- Abbey suffocating MA with a huge set of inflatable transparent tits.

- Ike and Adley get up in the morning. Big Bird Alarm Clock: "Wake up sleepy heads Bigbird says it's time to get up". Ike proceeds to brush his teeth with beer, pick at his messy hair with a switchblade, and spray deoderant on thru his shirt.

Absolutely great film.

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