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Wheeler (1975)

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A drifter/hitman is hired by a local business man to kidnap the local oil baron. The hitman had been reared in squalor, suffering the abuses of his whoring mama. When the baron escapes his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John King III ...
Wheeler
Herschel Mays ...
William Phillips
Tommy Lamey ...
Slick
Candy Dee ...
Connie Phillips
Janel King ...
Ellen Peterson
Joanne Bruno ...
Bertha
Reed Johnson ...
Steve Foster
Jack Collins ...
Sheriff Tom Peterson
Marland Proctor ...
Deputy Carl
Christian Feazell ...
Young Wheeler
Paul Givens ...
Bo
Harold Grimmett ...
Band President
...
Barmaid
Henry Evans ...
Pool Player
Cathy Poole ...
Cafe Waitress
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A drifter/hitman is hired by a local business man to kidnap the local oil baron. The hitman had been reared in squalor, suffering the abuses of his whoring mama. When the baron escapes his assistant must chase him while the hitman takes care of a few loose ends. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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He Hunts Women His KNIFE Tells Him To! See more »

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Psycho from Texas  »

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Film debut of Linnea Quigley. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Phillips: Boy, I'll pick you up about same time tomorrow, little before daybreak.
Boy: Yes, sir, I'll be ready.
Phillips: All right, maybe we'll catch some fish this time and we'll have better luck.
Boy: Yes sir.
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User Reviews

 
Your Brain WILL Explode

A powerhouse of terrible 80s cinema, you will have to re-examine your entire life after you see this film. Possible the finest example of how not to edit together a chase scene, and how to not make it less than 45 minutes long. The "psycho" comes off more like a cross between Slim Whitman and Barney Fife. Slick is definitely one of the greatest hillbilly roles ever attempted and is a finely crafted gem of character acting.

If you are a fan of absolutely terrible 80s cinema, this film is not to be missed!

Highly recommended.


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