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Spree (1979)

Survival Run (original title)
A group of teenagers drive out into the desert in search of sex, beer, and general good times. When their van breaks down, they find a group of prospectors who welcome the kids and offer ... See full summary »

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Kandaris
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Professor
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Chip
Cosie Costa ...
Sal
Robert Weaver ...
Brian (as Robby Weaver)
Susan Pratt ...
Stephanie (as Susan Pratt O'Hanlon)
Marianne Sauvage ...
Angela
Randi Meryl ...
Dianne
Daniel Ades ...
Rico (as Danny Ades)
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Paco
Gonzalo Vega ...
Batista
Anthony Charnota ...
Rheiner
Conrad Hool ...
Corto (as Alan Conrad)
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Cafe Lady
Hymie Habif ...
Cafe Man
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A group of teenagers drive out into the desert in search of sex, beer, and general good times. When their van breaks down, they find a group of prospectors who welcome the kids and offer them a place to stay until they can get help. It soon becomes evident, however, that there is more to these prospectors than they claim, and soon the teens are fleeing for their lives. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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No place to hide-No place to run... Six kids become killers to live!!! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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R | See all certifications »
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27 April 1979 (West Germany)  »

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Nightmare  »

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$850,000 (estimated)
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It Ain't Gonna Rain No More
Music and Lyrics by Bob Rafkin
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One for the ages...
20 December 1998 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I had the great [mis]fortune to find this on local tv at 3 in the morning this week - and what a treat! At those wee hours of the night, something like this becomes a surreal, dreamlike oddity instead of the bleeding ulcer it would seem in daylight hours. This is a film that is too bad even for MST3K - it makes its own laughs. Your jaw will drop at how absolutely bad - BAD - this things is, and poor Ray Milland is on hand, sleepwalking like Im Ho Tep through this mess. Actually, he just sits in a lawn chair and mumbles much of the time. There is an incredible moment halfway through where the director seems to have gone berserk, asking for all 5 of his protagonists to spout the entire range of tragic pathos: where the film has just had lazy, bad performances, at this point they seem to turn on a dime and try to re-enact scenes from The Trojan Women. It's unbelievable, and I honestly can't figure out how Graves and Milland ended up in it. They were frequently in bad movies, I know, but this is ridiculous! Amateur hour is too good for this, it seems like this was made by a bunch of junior high kids on a weekend. Check it out.


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