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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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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
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 Spinell)
Don Talley ...
Cowboy
Mai Britt Finseth ...
Bikini Girl / Beach Girl
Valerie ...
Bikini Girl
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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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Inescapable fear descends upon the French Riviera. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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R | See all certifications »
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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

Caroline Munro and Joe Spinell have previously worked together in Starcrash (1978) and Maniac (1980). 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

[last lines]
[after watching the rough cut of Vinny's movie in a screening room]
Vinny's Mother: Vinny, I'm real proud of you. You finally did make your movie with Jana Bates.
Vinny Durand: Thanks, Ma. But this'll be the first and last horror film I'll ever make. Let me tell you about my next movie. You got any more baked maccaroni?
Vinny's Mother: Nope.
Vinny Durand: Anyway, let me tell you about my next picture.
Vinny's Mother: Vinny...
Vinny Durand: It's a science fiction drama. I'm on a ship in outer space... just me and Jana.
Vinny's Mother: Vinny...
Vinny Durand: Lost in space, fighting off aliens and space ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

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Perfect Stranger
Written and performed by Jesse Frederick and Jeff Koz
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only for Spinell or Munro addicts
7 March 2013 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

I was expecting a lot from this so-called horror also know as the last Horror Film. Why, because the combination of Joe Spinell and Caroline Munro is back on the screen best know for their cult classic maniac (1980). Joe plays Vinny, obsessed with Jana Bates (Munro) who he wants to play in his last horror flick. He travels to Cannes to convince Jana to play in his flick but people surrounding Jana disappear.

I thought that this would be a brutal horror but it's really low on every part. Some scene's are clearly filmed at the festival without knowledge of the organization but it just doesn't work. Spinell's acting is okay and did remind me of Maniac especially when he's projecting Jana's face over his body. It's funny to see the promoting of flicks at the festival with a lot of posters and marquees. Also funny is the ending were Spinell has a scene with his real mother.

One to see for Spinell or Munro fans but horror buffs will be disappointed because this isn't another Maniac and is a bit low on red stuff, although it contains a bit of nudity. Not as good as expected.

Gore 1/5 Nudity 1,5/5 Effects 2/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5


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