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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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Cast overview:
Phil Therrien ...
Dr. Marbuse
Max Manthey ...
Gary
Irene Cagen ...
Sally Smith (as 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 ...
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S. Eisenstein ...
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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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Writer/director Richard Casey first began shooting this film in 1978. See more »

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Victim: [Trying to reason with this President Nixon] Relax! Just put your fuckin' mind at rest.... Are you nuts?
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References The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

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Performed by Link Wray and the Wraymen
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Wild and wacky horror at its finest.
28 December 1998 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

Take some college students, put them in a van, throw in a killer in a Richard Nixon mask and BANG! you've got an instant classic. The plot includes Nazis,rape,mysterious rooms, and that's about it. But this is what makes the film great, it's total ineptness at everything, from creating suspense to scaring the viewer. And the glue that holds the whole film together is the most whacked out, ludicrously insane soundtrack in movie history. If you don't want to watch the movie(which I could understand, but you'll miss out on some wonderful chase scenes involving President Nixon)just put the movie in your VCR, close your eyes and listen to the jarring sounds of Horror House On Highway Five. Also make sure not to miss one of the least satisfying and sensible endings in movie history.


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