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Hellhole (1985)

R | | Action, Drama | March 1985 (USA)
An unlucky woman's mother is murdered by a scarf-wielding killer named Silk, leaving the woman injured, traumatised and suffering from amnesia. She's committed to a mental institution, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Sharkey ...
Silk
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Susan
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Dr. Dane
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Ron
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Vera
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Sidnee Hammond
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Dr. Fletcher
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Brad (as Robert Darcy)
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Monroe
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Girl in dining room
Cliff Emmich ...
Dr. Blume
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Susan's mother
Lamya Derval ...
Jacuzzi girl
Natalie Main ...
Mud Girl
Marie Lamarre ...
No. 1 Girl in Bedroom
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An unlucky woman's mother is murdered by a scarf-wielding killer named Silk, leaving the woman injured, traumatised and suffering from amnesia. She's committed to a mental institution, where Silk follows her, looking for the papers he was trying to get from her mother. And Silk's only the beginning of her problems, since the asylum is run by a mad doctor, performing experiments in chemical lobotomies! Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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Captives! Stripped naked and forced to submit to the ultimate experiment! See more »

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Action | Drama

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The part of Dr. Fletcher was originally to be played by Britt Ekland, but was ultimately given to Mary Woronov. See more »

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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) See more »

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Lurid Entertainment For Fans of Camp
9 August 1998 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

This somewhat entertaining garbage stars Judy Landers as Susan, a young girl who witnesses her mother's vicious strangling. Following this, she comes down with amnesia(of course)and is sent to a mental sanitarium for women(of course) headed by the mad Dr. Fletcher(played with loads of much-needed camp by cult icon Mary Woronov),who likes to perform unorthodox drug -induced lobotomies on some of the more out-of-control inmates. There is plenty of stuff in this flick to please any die-hard camp or exploitation fan: pointless lesbian scenes, gratuitous shower scenes & nudity, camp dialogue , horrid performances(with the notable exception of Woronov), & a cast that also includes Marjoe Gortner, Dyanne Thorne(of "Ilsa" fame), Ray Sharkey, & Terry Moore. All in all, a classic midnight movie.


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