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A van full of college students traveling down a highway is terrorized by a psycho killer in a Richard Nixon mask. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Great film, with "The Dictators" soundtrack too! See more (27 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
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 ... Richard Nixon
Steve DeVorkin ... Van Driver
Robert Gaulin ... Student
S. Eisenstein ... Student

Directed by
Richard Casey 
 
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Richard Casey 

Produced by
John P. Marsh .... executive producer (as John Marsh)
 
Original Music by
Kraig Grady 
Suzanne McDermott 
 
Cinematography by
David Golia 
 
Casting by
Joana Church 
 
Art Direction by
Susan Meldonian 
 
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Molly Martin .... makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Jack Joy .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Armstrong .... camera operator
Glen Hitchcock .... camera operator
Ron Kutak .... camera operator
Bill Pope .... photographer
 
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Robert Just .... consultant
Van Spaulding .... location manager
 

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Female Passenger:[Barking at Joe] What's wrong with you? You just run that guy over!...
[Unkindly]
Female Passenger:... You must have a very low IQ!
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Great film, with "The Dictators" soundtrack too!, 6 August 2008
Author: pyromanticways from Italy

I don't understand why so many people didn't like this movie. That's probably because they're not into REAL horror films, or B-movies in general! I'm sure they'd hate Pink Flamingos too... The plot is not confusing, not less then Pulp Fiction's structure might be! I personally find this film brilliant, and the continuous changes of places/events just made it more interesting to watch. Every gross element is there to help the other side of the movie come out: a comedy! That's a creepy comedy!.. And all its oddities perfectly counterbalance fear and fun. The soundtrack is great and there are two songs of The Dictators in it: Those alone, give it a good rock n' roll injection that raise "Horror House on Highway Five" on a higher rank than many (boring) "standard" slahers I've seen! I won't spoil anything of the story, 'cause I've had a lot of fun discovering myself, piece by piece, how the different characters were going to meet in the end...

Highly recommended if you like stuff like "Criminally Insane", "Spookies", "Mosquito der Schänder", "Death Bed: The Bed That Eats"...

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