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At a summer camp for youths, cockey pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gaylen Ross ...
Betsy (as Alexis Dubin)
Tony Fish ...
T.P.
Harriet Bass ...
Stacy
Seth Jones ...
Dave
Jan Claire ...
Ellie
Alexander Murphy Jr. ...
Bill (as Alex Murphy)
Tom Candela ...
Richie (as Jimmy Steele)
Carl Fredericks ...
Max
Michael Sullivan ...
Dippy
Paul Ehlers ...
Tom Veilleux ...
Tommy
Stephen Clark ...
Jimmy
Vicki Kenneally ...
Mary Ellen
Shelley Mathes ...
Shirley
Lori Mathes ...
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At a summer camp for youths, cockey pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called. Written by Humberto Amador

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Although passed uncut for UK cinema by the BBFC the VRO pre-cert video was briefly seized by Hampshire police during the 1980's video nasty scare, though without any prosecutions made. It was later released fully uncut on DVD by Anchor Bay in 2002. See more »

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When Marz is holding Bill up in the air and is about to kill him, Bill cries out but his mouth doesn't match the words heard. See more »

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Song of Madman Marz
Written, Produced and Arranged by Gary Sales
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31 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is decent. The gore effects or okay. The killer is kind of cool. The acting of course is pretty bad. The movie is kind of boring. It has its moments. It is definitely not the best slasher movie. It isn't one of my favorites either. The music is decent also. It starts at a campfire. They tell the story of Madman Marz. He killed his wife and kids. He was a bad man and was later hung by the locals. He then was missing when they went to cut him down. They never found the bodies either. The a kid I hate so much says the ledgend is fake and throws a rock through Marz's window. It then causes Marz to kill. The movie is decent.


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