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The Last Horror Film (1982)

A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.

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Director: Buddy Giovinazzo
Stars: Joe Spinell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
J'Len Winters ...
Girl In Jaccuzi / Beach Girl Teaser
John Kelly ...
Man In Theatre
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Vinny (as Joe Spinnel)
Simone Overman ...
Woman #1 In Theatre
Malgosia Casey ...
Woman #2 In Theatre
Patty Salier ...
Woman #3 In Theatre
Chip Hamilton ...
New York Man
George Valismis ...
New York Man
Peter D'Arcy ...
New York Man (as Peter Darcy)
Filomena Spagnuolo ...
Vinny's Mother (as Mary Spinnel)
Don Talley ...
Cowboy
Mai Britt Finseth ...
Bikini Girl / Beach Girl
Valerie ...
Bikini Girl
...
Robert Paget ...
Screening Room Jury
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Storyline

Vinny is obsessed with famous actress Jana Bates and is determined to have her star in his movie. He travels to the Cannes Film Festival in France to try and convince her. Unfortunately, he goes about things in a rather unprofessional manner and people invloved with Jana Bates begin to disappear. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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A deadly game of hide and seek. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Release Date:

17 July 1985 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Fanatical Extreme  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film was shot guerrilla style without permits at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

When Vinnie is reading Starburst magazine in his cab, the position in which he is holding the magazine changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Priest: [stopping a young woman before going into a club] Good evening, mademoiselle. I'm doing a study from articles. I want to examine the psychological effect of the horror films on the public. Many people still believe that repeated viewings of these films is warping the minds of you young people. Now my study...
[a group of her friends walk by, calling her to join them and she abandons the old priest]
Priest: You little shit!
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Crazy Credits

End cast list is presented in order of appearance. See more »

Connections

References Silver Dream Racer (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Gone Too Far
Written and performed by Jesse Frederick and Jeff Koz
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Joe Spinell why did you have to go??
20 April 2002 | by (stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

A very underrated master piece that i liked much more than, William Lustig´s Maniac, this is far off better not as brutal as the earlier mentioned Maniac, but has a much more interesting plot, the story in short is that Spinell thinks he´s a movie director, but he´s not, he becomes obsessed by the beautiful Caroline Munroe from the Spy who loved me, Spinell wants her in his movie (eventhough he hasn´t got a movie to put her in) I laughed a lot in this very sick study,of the mind of the deranged serial killer, played byJoe Spinell. It has a lot of strong violence, throat cutting stabbings and some strangulation. Watch out for Spinells real mother that plays the killers mother also. I gave it a 10 out of 10


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