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Horror House on Highway Five (1985)

Not Rated | Horror
A van full of college students traveling down a highway is terrorized by a psycho killer in a Richard Nixon mask.

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Phil Therrien ...
Dr. Marbuse
Max Manthey ...
Gary
Irene F. ...
Michael Castagnolia ...
The Pothead
Susan Leslie ...
Louise
Randy Daitch ...
Teacher
Bill Pope ...
Gentleman (as William Pope)
Richard Meltzer ...
Tough Guy
Kathleen Battersby ...
Housewife
Ronald Reagan ...
Steve DeVorkin ...
Van Driver
Robert Gaulin ...
Student
S. Eisenstein ...
Student
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As part of a project are sent to a place called Littletown to investigate and research a supposedly deceased German (and possible Nazi) ex-patriot rocket scientist, named Frederick Bartholomew who it seems was supposedly responsible for the V2 rocket before embarking on a murderous rampage slaying all who he worked with in his final days spent here in America. In Honor of this achievement our project student group have got to make replicas of the rockets whilst at that location. A trio of this select members wind up stumbling across a pair of demented brothers, one, Mabuser is an unlicensed doctor, who's become mentally unhinged due to being convince destructive parasites have infested his brain, while his stuttering teenage brother Gary, is a shy and lonely psychopath with a thing for Tarot cards and concealed necrophiliac tendencies. All the while their father prowls the nights' lonely highways, dressed in one of his previous victims...as of all things Richard Nixon (complete with ... Written by suspicous

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Director Richard Casey was also a music video director. He worked with Blue Oyster Cult. See more »

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The Pothead: [On fiding a dead feline in the back of his student van] What the hell is this dead cat doing here?
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by Abyss (Brett Ericson, Pat Millius, Pat Lydon, & Andy Sykora)
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I Want Some of What They're Having
18 October 2007 | by (Racine, WI) – See all my reviews

Back in school they worked hard to convince us that recreational drug taking was bad, bad, bad for us. Not only would we suffer dire consequences at that time, but our children would also suffer hideous deformities because of our ruined DNA and we would forever be at risk of having a flashback at a most inopportune time. (Let this be a warning to you.)

I think this movie triggered my first flashback in 25 years.

The murderer in the Nixon mask? hahahahha The suicide on the glass table? hahahhahaha The Dimwit who kidnaps the wrong girl? And his choice of instrument for torture? hahahahhahahahhahahahhahaha

Don't expect greatness from this one, but don't think you are going to forget it tomorrow.

And isn't that what a movie is really all about?


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