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Blood Song (1982)

A psychopath escapes from a mental institution and starts a murder spree, which ends in the pursuing of a young handicapped girl, who once got a blood transfusion from him.

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A psychopath escapes from a mental institution and starts a murder spree, which ends in the pursuing of a young handicapped girl, who once got a blood transfusion from him.

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...the last song you will hear. See more »

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When BCI Eclipse obtained the rights to release Blood Song on DVD, they could not find any original elements or prints to transfer. This means the original elements and prints either no longer exist or are temporarily lost. BCI was then forced to use a video source to transfer instead. See more »

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Watchman: Jesus Christ! You've been playing that same thing for over an hour!
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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) See more »

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All In Your Mind
Music and Lyrics by Monty Turner
Performed by Lainie Kazan
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This blood song is kind of slow and not very catchy.
5 February 2011 | by See all my reviews

Got this in a double feature movie pack the other being "Mausoleum". I am surprised to see this one has the higher score of the two movies as I thought that one was more entertaining though not necessarily a good movie in its own right. This movie starts out showing a boy who witnesses his father killing his mom and her lover and then himself. Well this kind of makes him mental and suffice to say he will grow up to be our killer. They do not really try to hide who he is during the movie as you see him fairly early in the picture. Well a girl with a bad leg sees visions of him doing his killings and he soon goes after her after she witnesses him disposing of one of his victims. There are a couple of good kills in this one, but for the most part the film is rather slow and a lot of times there is not a lot going on. The film will focus on the girl and her relationships with her father and her boyfriend then cut to a scene from time to time of the mental dude killing someone. Then after she sees him face to face the film is just him stalking her before finally going after her in a very prolonged scene. Just not all that entertaining. The psychic link she shares with the killer almost seems pointless after the initial scenes of her seeing visions of his killing and really added no new dimension to the film other than she should have been a bit more ready for him than she was. So all in all have to say this song had no rhythm and runs way to long at the end. I kept thinking to myself near the end "Shouldn't this be over?"


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