MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,699 this week

Wheeler (1975)

 -  Horror  -  1975 (USA)
3.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.9/10 from 135 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 4 critic

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 »

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 172 titles
created 23 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 49 titles
created 10 months ago
 
list image
a list of 28 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 2 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 49 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Wheeler" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Wheeler (1975)

Wheeler (1975) on IMDb 3.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Wheeler.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Melody, Marci, and Mickey are three geeky college girls who can't get a date. One night, they invite some geeky college guys over and have a seance that results in the girls becoming ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens, Michelle Bauer
They Bite (1996)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Sea creatures come to shore and attack and mate with humans.

Director: Brett Piper
Stars: Donna Frotscher, Nick Baldasare, Christina Veronica
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Based on Hugh Garner's novel "Sin Sniper," this police drama follows Sergeant Boyd's police search to find the sniper who has been shooting hookers. In HD.

Director: George Mendeluk
Stars: Richard Crenna, Paul Williams, Linda Sorensen
Nightbeast (1982)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Baltimore filmaker Don Dohler does an update on his 1979 film "The Alien Factor" this time only a single alien(reptilian looking)crash landing near a small town and going on a rampage.

Director: Don Dohler
Stars: Tom Griffith, Jamie Zemarel, Karin Kardian
Xtro (1983)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Tony's father Sam, abducted by aliens three years earlier, returns to earth and seeks out his wife and son, but Rachel has since been living with Joe and the reunion is awkward. Joe doesn't... See full summary »

Director: Harry Bromley Davenport
Stars: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin
Dreamaniac (1986)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A heavy-metal musician makes a deal with a satanic succubus to make him successful with women, in return for the succubus being able to feed on the girls.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Thomas Bern, Ashlyn Gere, Sylvia Summers
Deadly Prey (1987)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A group of sadistic mercenaries kidnap people off the streets and set them loose on the grounds of their secret camp, so the "students" at the camp can learn how to track down and kill their prey.

Director: David A. Prior
Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue, Ted Prior
Skull Forest (2012)
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Four female friends embark on a weekend camping expedition into the woods. Things go horribly awry when the quartet runs afoul of a group of wicked rich folks who enjoy hunting humans for ... See full summary »

Director: Len Kabasinski
Stars: Brian Anthony, Brian Arrington, Luc Bernier
V-World Matrix (Video 1999)
Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Ron Ford
Stars: Stephanie Beaton, Ron Ford, Randal Malone
Elves (1989)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Mandel
Stars: Dan Haggerty, Julie Austin, Deanna Lund
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Stars: Michelle Bauer, Nicole Black, Shauna Grant
Action | Drama | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A secret agent is murdered, and his son--a high school gymnast--teams up with a spy to catch the man who killed him.

Director: Gil Bettman
Stars: John Stamos, Vanity, Gene Simmons
Edit

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
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Psycho from Texas  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues from Hell (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Yesterday Was a Long Time Ago
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Musical sounds of the south
7 June 2006 | by (us) – See all my reviews

This could easily be a cult classic for the south. to bad all those crappy changes were made from the original. young Weeler could have used some more clips. Those flash backs are part of the addition from the original. The face and horrific sound used is crap. I love the music on the juke box. All original music. Tommy as slick is brilliant. The chase scene is classic. The director is seen in the boat waving and giving no assistance as Wiiliam Phillaps runs for his life. I think most of all I love the original songs in the movie. Authentic southern radio sounds help capture the historical genius of an old 70's 16 mm film.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Evil + Hate = Killer slippyskills
Discuss Wheeler (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?