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The Nail Gun Massacre (1985)

Not Rated  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  January 1987 (USA)
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After a young girl is gang raped by a crew of construction workers, someone starts killing off members of the group with a nail gun.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rocky Patterson ...
Doc
Ron Queen ...
Sheriff
Beau Leland ...
Bubba
Michelle Meyer ...
Linda (as Michele Meyer)
Sebrina Lawless ...
Mother
Monica Lawless ...
Baby
Jerry Nelson ...
Victim #1
Mike Coady ...
Mark
Staci Gordon ...
Mark's Girlfriend
Randy Hayes ...
Brad
Thom Meyers ...
Hitchhiker (as Tom Meyers)
John Price ...
John
Charles Ladeate ...
Tom
Joann Hazelbarth ...
Maxine
Frances Heard ...
Storekeeper
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Following the brutal rape of a young woman by a gang of construction workers, a mysterious figure wearing a motorcycle helmet and driving a gold hearse begins hunting the perpetrators down. The masked avenger's weapon of choice, obviously, is a nail gun, with which he (or could it be she?) takes out the rapists one by one. Just who is this murderous vigilante? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Trivia

Writer/director Terry Lofton said the movie was inspired by some construction worker friends of his who he saw having a "nail gun battle" at a construction site. The scene was re-created for the movie. See more »

Goofs

In the infamous store scene, the cashier woman looks straight at the camera. See more »

Quotes

The killer: [to the first victim] What do you think? Those are the worst headaches... the ones between the eyes?
[laughing]
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Ninja Champion (2014) See more »

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One of the best bad, BAD movies.
20 July 2005 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Man, what would we do without ultra low budget Slasher flicks? "The Nail Gun Massacre" sounds as an obvious spoof to the great legendary "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" but no, Nail Gun tries too hard to be taken seriously. Sadly, with a budget of about $100, AWFUL acting, and poor direction you can't take it seriously. I watched this long time ago on USA NETWORK and I think I was lucky because many people say that it's pretty hard to find it nowadays.

Watch it for what it is, and you will at least watch it's complete running time.. If you're fan of cheap gore f/x and poor killing scenes you might enjoy it. But beware, the movie is very boring and there are no highlights except the opening scene.


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