MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,420 this week

Future-Kill (1985)

X  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Horror  |  May 1985 (USA)
3.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.8/10 from 421 users  
Reviews: 17 user | 20 critic

The star of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" returns in a story about frat boys lost in the big city while hunted by a violent leader and his elite gang of gun-happy guards.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (additional material), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 10 Dec 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 10 Sep 2012
 
a list of 270 titles
created 21 Dec 2013
 
a list of 1161 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Future-Kill" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Future-Kill (1985)

Future-Kill (1985) on IMDb 3.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Future-Kill.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Two stereotypical gangster wannabes try to get lucky with two young women when the man himself, Aphex Twin, interrupts their crude discussion to show off his dancing skills. The women are ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Cunningham
Stars: Aphex Twin, Marcus Morris, Gary Cruz
Butcher Boys (2012)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A gut-wrenching, non-stop roller coaster ride through the hellish underbelly of inner-city America. A birthday celebration at an upscale restaurant sets in motion events that bring Sissy, ... See full summary »

Directors: Duane Graves, Justin Meeks
Stars: Ali Faulkner, Johnny Walter, Derek Lee Nixon
Helter Skelter (TV Movie 1976)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The investigation and trial of the horrific Tate-LaBianca mass murders orchestrated by the psychotic pseudo-hippie cult leader, Charles Manson.

Director: Tom Gries
Stars: George DiCenzo, Steve Railsback, Nancy Wolfe
Sacrament I (2015)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Leaving the city behind for a weekend of booze, bud and bonding at the coast, seven friends find themselves stranded en route to the Gulf Coast of Texas when a big storm interferes with ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Ewert
Stars: Marilyn Burns, Cody Daniel, Larry Jack Dotson
H.R. Giger Revealed (Video 2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The film offers a unique insight into the world of Giger's creation and his private life. In addition to the interview with the artist himself, a considerable part of the documentary is ... See full summary »

Director: David N. Jahn
Stars: Bijan Aalam, Leslie Barany, Vincent Castiglia
Eaten Alive (1977)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones
The Cellar I (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A high-end clothing store run by 20-year-olds is forced to hire elderly employees.

Director: David Garrett
Stars: Mark Hapka, Thaine H. Allison Jr., Hal Alpert
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Two children who have psychic powers use them to avenge the death of their father, who was murdered by a biker gang.

Director: Patrick Regan
Stars: Fabian, Marilyn Burns, Jon Cedar
Teito taisen (1989)
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The year is 1945. After the horrific fire-bombings of the Pacific War levels Japan to the ground, the government decides to consult spiritual psychics to aid them in winning the war. ... See full summary »

Director: Takashige Ichise
Stars: Masaya Katô, Takeshi Kusaka, Kaho Minami
Biography | Drama

Directly based upon the infamous Houston Mass Murders, the film centers around Elmer Wayne Henley's life before, during, and immediately after his involvement with Dean Corll and David ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Vargas
Stars: Marilyn Burns, Joe Grisaffi, Bree Bond
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Directors: H.R. Giger, J.J. Wittmer
Stars: H.R. Giger
Giger's Alien (1979)
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Documentary about Giger's work for the movie Alien (1979).

Directors: H.R. Giger, J.J. Wittmer
Stars: H.R. Giger, Ridley Scott
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Splatter
...
Dorothy Grim
...
Paul
Wade Reese ...
Steve
Barton Faulks ...
Tom
Rob Rowley ...
Jay
Craig Kanne ...
Clint
Jeffrey Scott ...
George (as Jeffry Scott)
Alice Villarreal ...
Julie
Doug Davis ...
Eddie Pain
Karin Kay ...
Curious Bad Girl
Elizabeth Henshaw ...
Uncurious Bad Girl
Cathy Durkin ...
Julie's Friend
Kate Cadenhead ...
Helpful Mutant
Joe Abner ...
Fire Breather
Edit

Storyline

A group of protesters who call themselves "mutants" have taken over the inner city streets of a large city. They dress weird to try and show the effects of toxic poisoning. One of the mutants, Splatter, has really been affected. A group of fraternity boys decide to go into the mutant territory and kidnap one of the mutants as a prank. They inadvertently get framed for the murder of the mutant leader and are hunted through the abandoned buildings and dark streets by a crazed Splatter and his gang. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Future Kill - The mutants time is here! See more »


Certificate:

X | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

May 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Splatter  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This film was shot all over Austin, Texas without any permits. See more »

Goofs

When Splatter's head guard bursts in on the group near the end of the movie, he yells, "No, it's not over!" The next shot, you can hear him say, "...over," but his lips aren't moving. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Xerox
Performed by Max and the Makeups (as Max and the Make Ups)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
And the winner for "Worst Aged 80s Film" is...
16 February 2011 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

FUTURE-KILL! Holy crap, I revisited this one last night and was shocked at the disconnect between my childhood memories of it and reality. I thought it was cutting edge stuff at the time, but it is just awful. The setting is a futuristic Austin, TX (I assume, they never say) where a gang of painted up punks protest nuclear armament. A bunch of college frat guys head down to the ghetto to play a prank on them, but end up running into radiation-mutated Splatter (Edwin Neal, TCM's Hitchhiker). Splatter kills pacifist anti-nuke leader Eddie during a scuffle and blames it on the frat boys. After that, the film is THE WARRIORS with a $50 budget as they kids try to escape and get help from sympathetic punks including Dorothy Grim (Marilyn Burns). From 30-year-old frat guys to laughable punks, director Ronald Moore gets everything wrong. One would think the re-teaming of CHAINSAW stars Burns and Neal would lead to some interesting moments, but the film has none.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Which Lady Was Your Favorite? ernestspratley_notes
soundtrack? spitesmite3000
Opening Title Theme jus360
Discuss Future-Kill (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?