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My Bloody Valentine (1981)

A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.

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Cast

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Rob Stein ...
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Storyline

Valentine's Day is coming around and the young people of the small mining town of Valentine's BLuffs are organising a party. A few decades earlier an explosion at the mine trapped six miners underground. One, Harry Warden, survived, though in a deranged state. Warden is sent to a mental hospital but escapes and murders those he deems responsible for the mine accident. Now people are being brutally murdered again, and the townsfolk suspect that it is the work of Harry Warden. Written by grantss

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This Valentine's Day, romance is DEAD. See more »


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Release Date:

11 February 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blutiger Valentinstag  »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 2,300,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the fiction novel "Smog City" (ISBN 978-1502469748), the main character visits the small town of Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia while wearing a My Bloody Valentine movie t-shirt. In an interview, the author of the novel stated that this was a homage to My Bloody Valentine (1981) because it was her favorite movie and she often visited Sydney Mines in real-life. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film the dialogue implies that it takes place in the Eastern United States. However, when the police chief and mayor are driving and discussing how they love Valentine's Day candies, they pass a building with a Canadian flag on it. In the bar, there are photographs of Cape Breton buildings and a Moosehead Beer neon sign. Moosehead is a brewing company only found in Canada. See more »

Quotes

Patty: Eh, what happened to Mike and Harriet?
Howard Landers: [smiling devilishly] ... Maybe Harry Warden got 'em!
Patty: Stop it!
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the rolling credits, you will hear the evil-doer miner (Harry Warden) laugh. See more »


Soundtracks

Diggin' in the Mines
Written by Paul Zaza
Performed by Lee Bach
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User Reviews

 
A True Classic 80's horror (only if you have unrated version)
22 January 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i had seen this film a couple of times back in the day and had always thought it was a alright 80's slasher but was disappointed by some acting and the gore value, well recently they had released a special edition extended cut of the movie so i picked it up just cause i collect old school horror and thought it would be an alright piece to my collection, well little did i know i was right, there is so much gore that was taken out of this film i was in shock and dumbfounded to know that for 30 years no one has actually really seen this movie. the gore in this is so well done for an 81 film you can definitely tell they were all thinking they had to one up the first Friday the 13th. its a shame the mpaa are such bastards it makes you wonder how many movies you've seen that they butchered like this one. and you leave that movie thinking it was crap when really it was a classic horror that was just heavily edited. well thank god for DVD so if you see the special edition at your store i suggest buying it if your a old school gore fan there is some sick ass special effects that im sure most of the budget of the film was spent on.


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