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Bloody Wednesday (1987)

 -  Thriller | Horror  -  October 1987 (USA)
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A meek man finds his life crumbling around him with terrifying results for everyone involved.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raymond Elmendorf ...
Harry
Pamela Baker ...
Dr. Johnson
Navarre Perry ...
Ben Curtis
Teresa Mae Allen ...
Elaine Curtis
Jeff O'Haco ...
Animal
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Pretty Lady
Herb Kronsberg ...
Walter Burns
Murray Cruchley ...
Lou Cramer (as Lee Murray)
John Landtroop ...
Bellman
Richard Curtis ...
Pastor
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Jake (as Dale Turner)
Jim Wilkerson ...
Mr. Grady
Larry Roberts ...
F.B.I.
Kevin Hulbert ...
F.B.I.
Victor Ochoa ...
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A meek man finds his life crumbling around him with terrifying results for everyone involved.

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Pretty flawed interesting movie...
23 March 2008 | by (San Jose, Costa Rica) – See all my reviews

When I got my hands on this movie I wasn't expecting much after reading some of the reviews but I was pleasantly surprised by it in the end.

The movie tells the events leading to the massacre of a bunch of people on a coffee shop by a madman named Harry. The movie depicts Harry's struggles to discern what's real and what's a product of his own deranged mind. That provides the basis for the eerie atmosphere surrounding the story and all the surreal experiences that happen to Harry kind of engage you in an interestingly bizarre manner.

The movie is very flawed with, overall, weak performances, although Raymond Elmendorf is convincing enough as Harry and you kind of end up feeling sympathy towards him for his condition. The music is awful and IMO one of the biggest low points of the film. The story is somehow confusing since you can't tell what's really happening and what's Harry's imagination but I think that's what the movie intended.

The events are probably based on a real life event in 1984 when a madman named James Oliver Huberty ended up murdering more than 20 people in a McDonalds in San Diego.


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