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Subway Riders (1981)

 |  Thriller  |  1 February 1981 (USA)
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A Psychotic saxophone player (played both by Amos Poe and John Lurie) lures victims to deserted spots with his music and then guns them down.

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Detective Fritz Langley
Charlene Kaleina ...
Claire Smith
Cookie Mueller ...
Penelope Trasher
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Writer Ant
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Eleanor Langley
William Rice ...
Mr. Gollstone
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Ed Buck ...
Vulture
Emilio Cubeiro ...
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M. DeMuro ...
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Babs Egan ...
Maid
Nina Gaidarova ...
Upstairs Girl
Chris Kosburg ...
Boy in Bed
F. Kutlik ...
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A Psychotic saxophone player (played both by Amos Poe and John Lurie) lures victims to deserted spots with his music and then guns them down.

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Not complete rubbish by any stretch!!
16 July 2006 | by (Atlanta, Ga.) – See all my reviews

This needs to be released on DVD. Very much worth your time as an early Robbie Coltrane vehicle. A Humorously befitting forerunner prior to his enrollment in the excellent BBC "Cracker" series. Also featured is Lance Loud the ex-front man of New York's, Max's Kansas City mainstay "The Mumps" in his first film. The Mumps were an important precursor in the New York punk rock scene. I haven't seen this film since the mid eighties. It did embark on some areas of slasher sleaze and cheese which were no different than Abel Ferrara or Herschell Gordon Lewis' era of excellent exploitations in independent film. I would like to see this again someday!


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