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X-Ray (1981)

Hospital Massacre (original title)
R | | Horror, Thriller | April 1982 (USA)
While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Susan Jeremy
Charles Lucia ...
Harry (as Chip Lucia)
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Jack
John Warner Williams ...
Dr. Saxon
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Dr. Beam
Gloria Jean Morrison ...
Nurse Dora (as Gloria Morrison)
Karen Smith ...
Nurse Kitty (as Karyn Smith)
Michael Frost ...
Ned
Jimmy Stathis ...
Tom
Lanny Duncan ...
Hal
Marian Beeler ...
Mrs. Edelman (as Miriam Beeler)
Elly Wold ...
Mrs. Fedrow (as Ely Wold)
Jonathon Moore ...
Mrs. Parry
Gay Austin ...
Dr. Jacobs
Bill Errigo ...
The Janitor
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Divorcee Susan Jeremy goes to a local Los Angeles county hospital for a routine exam and finds herself stranded there while a maniac, dressed in a doctor's surgical mask and clothing, goes around killing all the staff are associated with her. Could it possibly be the psycho Harold, who killed a friend of Susan's on Valentine's Day 19 years earlier? Written by Matt Patay

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Be My Valentine, or Else...  »

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Writer/Director Boaz Davidson makes a cameo as the suspicious doctor waiting to use the phone behind Barbi Benton. See more »

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Referenced in The Many Lives of Jason Voorhees (2002) See more »

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Barbi's best performance since "Naughty Cheerleader"!
29 December 2000 | by (Hollywood, ca) – See all my reviews

I will admit it--Barbi Benton apparently has done "only" three theatrically release movies and I own all of them on cassette: more than any other actress! She not only can not act, she can not even play herself from one film to the next--but I love her! No wonder Hugh kept her around for close to eight years.

In this movie, Barbi has obviously matured (too much time at the mansion?) and has lost her girlish enthusiasm. The body is still there, but the face is practically gone. She finally achieved the "grown up" look she was striving for in "Naughty Cheerleader".

Overall, this movie did about the best job I have seen in making a hospital look spooky. And it is always gratifying to see the doctors get sliced back.

This movie is the guiltiest of pleasures.


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