MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,049 this week

Fleshburn (1984)

 -  Drama | Action | Crime  -  25 May 1984 (USA)
4.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.3/10 from 140 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 9 critic

A soldier who deserted because of spiritual beliefs was tried and evaluated by four psychiatrists, and they all concluded that he was unable to distinguish right from wrong, so he was ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 193 titles
created 05 Jun 2011
 
a list of 12 titles
created 26 Jul 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 20 Mar 2012
 
a list of 51 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Fleshburn" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fleshburn (1984)

Fleshburn (1984) on IMDb 4.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fleshburn.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An Assistant District Attorney is about to prosecute members of a motorcycle gang for murder when he gets blackmailed because of an affair with a teenage babysitter.

Director: Don Henderson
Stars: Patricia Wymer, George E. Carey, Anne Bellamy
Maximum Force (1992)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Sam J. Jones, Sherrie Rose, Jason Lively
Blood Bath (1976)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The cast of a horror film go out for dinner with their director one night and they all exchange horror stories.

Director: Joel M. Reed
Stars: Harve Presnell, Jack Somack, Curt Dawson
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Mike, an architect, is married to Lin, a beautiful and unfaithful woman. Returning from a trip, he finds she's disappeared. When he tries to locate her, he also learns about her many ... See full summary »

Director: George Cahan
Stars: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Alix Talton, Tônia Carrero
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A Florida boat captain loses his license after an attempt to smuggle some Cuban refugees results in a woman dying in the process.

Director: Mark Stevens
Stars: Mark Stevens, Jack Donner, Linda Gaye Scott
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Two anti-terrorist agents are assigned to free a busload of American schoolchildren in the Philippines who are taken hostage by terrorists.

Director: Emmett Alston
Stars: Shô Kosugi, Brent Huff, Emilia Crow
The Octagon (1980)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A martial artist must defeat a plan by ninjas to create a worldwide training camp for terrorists.

Director: Eric Karson
Stars: Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson, Lee Van Cleef
Firewalker (1986)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A satanic cult kidnaps 3 young people and Priest Donald Pleasence and Costas Skouras must save them from the hands of this evil!

Director: Kostas Karagiannis
Stars: Donald Pleasence, Peter Cushing, Luan Peters
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A female private investigator's latest client turns up murdered, and she is thrust into a deadly underworld of bi-sexual strippers, a Chinese Godfather with a taste for young girls and the ... See full summary »

Director: Jenö Hodi
Stars: Sally Kirkland, Evan Lurie, Wings Hauser
Prime Evil (1988)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A coven of devil-worshiping monks living in New York City search for victims for their sacrificial ceremonies.

Director: Roberta Findlay
Stars: William Beckwith, Christine Moore, Mavis Harris
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An honest cop named Billy Bear hides from the IRA in an Indian reservation. The problem is, the IRA's assassin is a bad cop. On the reservation, Billy turns the table on the assassin.

Director: Sonny Landham
Stars: Charles Napier, Sonny Landham, Frank Stallone
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Dr. Sam MacKenzie
Karen Carlson ...
Shirley Pinter
...
Earl Dana
...
Jay Pinter
...
Calvin Duggai
Robert Alan Browne ...
Jim Brody
...
Smyley
...
Marine Sergeant
Newton John Skinner ...
Chris
Edit

Storyline

A soldier who deserted because of spiritual beliefs was tried and evaluated by four psychiatrists, and they all concluded that he was unable to distinguish right from wrong, so he was sentenced to a mental hospital. One day, he escapes and kidnaps them and leaves them all in the middle of the desert. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A new kind of revenge!


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 May 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fear in a Handful of Dust  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

After being freed in the middle of the desert, one of the first things Dr. Sam MacKenzie does is take off his shirt to cool down. Being a Park Ranger, he would know that is the worst thing to do. All the experts say the best thing to do is keep your clothes on, as the Sun will quickly burn your skin otherwise, adding to your difficulties. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Violent, but somehow effective
18 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

Fleshburn is a violent revenge story starring minor action hero Sonny Landham. The story really doesn't really break any new ground in terms of its structure, but it does incorporate a strange, spiritual element in its central conflict, and uses a Native American villain in a non-typical, not-so-stereotyped way.

The action in the film is intense, as it emphasises the psychological trauma of those involved in the peril of being stranded out in the desert by the Landham character, as opposed to a lot of gunplay or explosions. Fleshburn is something a bit off the beaten track, for those who want a look at a different action-type film.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Find it hard to believe CleaveG
Discuss Fleshburn (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?