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Fleshburn -- An unstable Veteran escapes from a mental institution where he was sent by four psychiatrists after he was responsible for the deaths of some men.


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Completely unconvincing; a nothing of a movie. See more (14 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Steve Kanaly ... Dr. Sam MacKenzie
Karen Carlson ... Shirley Pinter

Macon McCalman ... Earl Dana

Robert Chimento ... Jay Pinter

Sonny Landham ... Calvin Duggai
Robert Alan Browne ... Jim Brody

Duke Stroud ... Smyley

Larry Vigus ... Marine Sergeant
Newton John Skinner ... Chris

Directed by
George Gage 
Writing credits
George Gage (screenplay) and
Beth Gage (screenplay)

Brian Garfield  novel "Fear in a Handful of Dust"

Produced by
Ashok Amritraj .... executive producer
Vijay Amritraj .... associate producer
Sidney D. Balkin .... co-executive producer (as Sidney Balkin)
Beth Gage .... producer
Original Music by
Arthur Kempel 
Cinematography by
Bill Pecchi 
Film Editing by
Sonya Sones 
Costume Design by
Annie Hayes 
Makeup Department
Annie Maniscalco .... hairdresser
Annie Maniscalco .... makeup artist
Terry Smilen .... makeup assistant
Production Management
Mike Moder .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mike Moder .... first assistant director
Steven Tramz .... second assistant director (as Steve Tramz)
Art Department
Sharon Bonney .... property master
Sound Department
Jean Clark .... sound boom
Richard Portman .... sound recording mixer
Lee Strosnider .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Jim Hoagland .... special effects
Ed Adams .... stunts
Jack Dunlap .... stunts
Will Morton .... stunts
John Pearce .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Eddie Colman .... second assistant camera
E.J. Foerster .... second assistant camera (as Eric J. Foerster)
Jim Hoagland .... grip
Daniel Keesey .... key grip
Kenneth Lehn .... electrician
Tom Morris .... first assistant camera
Mark M. Pompian .... best boy (as Mark Pompian)
Larry Reibman .... gaffer
Casting Department
Frank Kennedy .... casting: Tucson
Editorial Department
Scott Conrad .... editorial consultant
Anne Couk .... assistant editor
Kit Turner .... editorial apprentice
Music Department
John Caper Jr. .... music supervisor
Don Felder .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Jay Fuller .... transportation coordinator (as Jay R. Fuller)
Harry McCorey .... transportation captain (as Harry McCrorey)
Other crew
Jim Dawson .... bird trainer
Peggy Dunlap .... location auditor
Jim Evans .... technical advisor
Jackie Fuller .... production secretary
Rick Hummer .... production assistant
Frank Inn .... animal trainer
Pamela Lehn .... assistant to producer
Mimi Rose .... script supervisor
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs (uncredited)
Susan Castano .... thanks: for help and cooperation
Max Fogel .... thanks: for help and cooperation
Linda Kay Gross .... thanks: for help and cooperation (as Linda Gross)
Bill Lewis .... thanks: for help and cooperation
Patty Moder .... thanks: for help and cooperation
Emory Sekaquaptewa .... thanks: for help and cooperation
Stan Shapiro .... thanks: for help and cooperation
Crew believed to be complete

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Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): 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 »


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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Completely unconvincing; a nothing of a movie., 24 August 2003
Author: gridoon

The title and cover try to promote this as some sort of horror thriller, but don't be fooled; it's really a revenge/survival story. It's meant to be about man's primal instincts, which surface under extreme circumstances, but it's so unconvincingly done that the four protagonists never seem to be more than an hour's walk away from civilization. Completely boring, filled with scenes of people just walking or driving around, it also resorts to all the usual stereotypes about paranoid Vietnam vets and evil, witchcraft-practicing Indians, having as a villain a man who is both of the above! In short, I'd rather be stranded in the middle of the desert than having to see this film again. 0 out 4.

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