MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 18,479 this week

Horror House on Highway Five (1985)

 -  Horror
3.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.8/10 from 220 users  
Reviews: 27 user | 10 critic

A van full of college students traveling down a highway is terrorized by a psycho killer in a Richard Nixon mask.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 titles
created 15 Jan 2011
 
a list of 131 titles
created 02 Oct 2011
 
a list of 221 titles
created 19 Jul 2012
 
666
a list of 133 titles
created 11 Mar 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Horror House on Highway Five (1985)

Horror House on Highway Five (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 Horror House on Highway Five.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Campers on a holiday are terrorized by an axe-wielding maniac.

Director: Robert C. Hughes
Stars: John Kerry, Mark Mears, John Caso
Horror House (1969)
Certificate: GP Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Teenagers gathered in an old mansion are being murdered one by one. The survivors must discover who among them is the killer before he finishes off everybody.

Director: Michael Armstrong
Stars: Frankie Avalon, Jill Haworth, Dennis Price
Terror Night (1987)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Lance Hayward, a silent movie star, appears as various characters, killing quite a handful of unfortunates, using various weapons.

Directors: Nick Marino, André De Toth
Stars: John Ireland, Cameron Mitchell, Alan Hale Jr.
Hell High (1989)
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A teacher still haunted by the death of two teens that she accidentally caused as a young girl goes beserk when four teens start harassing her and then attack her in her home.

Director: Douglas Grossman
Stars: Maureen Mooney, Christopher Stryker, Christopher Cousins
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A homicidal maniac is accidentally released from a hospital because of a computer error and heads to the site (a sorority) of his past murders to continue his penchant for mayhem. Dr. Joan ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Nuchtern
Stars: Belinda Montgomery, Viveca Lindfors, Solly Marx
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The owner of a prestigious New York ballet school teams up with a male model to solve a series of bizarre murders of a few of the students.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Olga Karlatos, Ray Lovelock, Claudio Cassinelli
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A terrorist sets off an explosion that rocks the Federal Building and unleashes a toxic gas throughout the ventilation system. His purpose: to expose the Government's secret biological ... See full summary »

Director: George Mendeluk
Stars: Andrew Amani, Brett Beoubay, Darren Arnaud
Frightmare (1983)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Drama students decide to pay tribute to their favorite horror star by stealing his body from his crypt for a farewell party. They fail to realize their violation of the tomb has triggered ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Thaddeus Vane
Stars: Ferdy Mayne, Luca Bercovici, Nita Talbot
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A group of teenagers win a trip to a summer camp they had attended as children. However, soon after they get there they begin to disappear one by one. The survivors suspect that the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hunt
Stars: Rhonda Gray, Cleve Hall, Robert Padilla
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A serial killer escapes from a mental hospital and hides out in a small town. A local cop must catch him before he starts on another killing spree.

Director: John McCauley
Stars: Chris Holder, Molly Cheek, Tony Crupi
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

An escaped mental patient steals a station wagon and makes his way to the Bradleys' Thanksgiving celebration, where he plans to make them a little less thankful...

Director: Nettie Peña
Stars: Jake Steinfeld, Vinessa Shaw, Peter De Paula
Blood Beat (Video 1983)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A woman who lives in deer-hunting country in rural Wisconsin is possessed by the spirit of a Japanese samurai warrior.

Director: Fabrice A. Zaphiratos
Stars: Helen Benton, Terry Brown, Dana Day
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Phil Therrien ...
Dr. Marbuse
Max Manthey ...
Gary
Irene F. ...
Sally Smith
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
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

student | highway | mask | van | psychopath | See more »

Taglines:

See It Or Die! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Victim: [Trying to reason with this President Nixon] Relax! Just put your fuckin' mind at rest.... Are you nuts?
See more »

Connections

References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Song for Richie Valens
by Jim Hochanadel and Gary Lopac
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Bad, Oh so very Bad
17 June 2004 | by (Columbia, SC) – See all my reviews

I only hope my VCR can recover. Lets rate the individual parts shall we:

Acting - BAD Story Line - BAD Dialoge - BAD Cinematography - BAD Effects - BAD

Well, you get the picture. No, don't get the picture. This movie was surprisingly made in 1985. It looks more like an early 70's movie. You would hope at least their would be some gratuitous nudity or some gory killing. But no. The killing scenes are comical and the women remain annoyingly unexposed. The Nixon mask thing could have been more comical if the directors and producers had any clue but alas, they do not.


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
SUBSTANCE DVD (CORRECT) roadkillentertainment
Hey thedeadarewalking13th
I haven't seen this movie since I was a teenager supervixen_20012000
Fan of Horror House? Just Wait for the Sequel! bigjoecub
Discuss Horror House on Highway Five (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?