3.9/10
1,152
44 user 41 critic

The Nail Gun Massacre (1985)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | Video January 1987
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.

Writer:

(story & screenplay)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A man comes across a gang of chainsaw-wielding prostitutes who hack people up for their cult.

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Gunnar Hansen, Linnea Quigley, John Henry Richardson
Death Spa (1989)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Bodies begin to mysterious pile up at a hip Los Angeles health club.

Director: Michael Fischa
Stars: William Bumiller, Brenda Bakke, Merritt Butrick
Blood Rage (1987)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

As kids, Todd is institutionalized for a murder whilst his twin goes free. 10 years later, on Thanksgiving, Todd escapes and a killing spree begins in his neighborhood.

Director: John Grissmer
Stars: Louise Lasser, Mark Soper, Julie Gordon
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Fed up of his wife's bad cooking, Donald kills her and turns to cannibalism to satisfy his appetite.

Director: Wayne Berwick
Stars: Jackie Vernon, Loren Schein, Al Troupe
Blood Diner (1987)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to use their flesh in their new special dish at their rundown restaurant, while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess.

Director: Jackie Kong
Stars: Rick Burks, Carl Crew, Roger Dauer
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The owner of a slaughterhouse facing foreclosure instructs his obese and mentally disabled son to go on a killing spree against the people who want to buy his property.

Director: Rick Roessler
Stars: Joe B. Barton, Don Barrett, Sherry Leigh
Killing Spree (1987)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A man suspects his wife of adultery and goes on a killing spree, eliminating all he believes are sleeping with her, but his victims don't stay dead.

Director: Tim Ritter
Stars: Asbestos Felt, Courtney Lercara, Raymond Carbone
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A masked killer begins murdering students on the school track team after a track runner dies upon completion of a 30 second 200-meter race.

Director: Herb Freed
Stars: Christopher George, Patch Mackenzie, E. Danny Murphy
The Mutilator (1984)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father.

Directors: Buddy Cooper, John Douglass
Stars: Matt Mitler, Ruth Martinez, Bill Hitchcock
Antropophagus (1980)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.

Director: Joe D'Amato
Stars: Tisa Farrow, Saverio Vallone, Serena Grandi
Comedy | Horror | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Courtney Bates, the younger sister of Valerie, and her friends go to their condo for a weekend getaway, but Courtney can't get rid of the haunting feeling that a supernatural rockabilly driller killer is coming to murder them all.

Director: Deborah Brock
Stars: Crystal Bernard, Jennifer Rhodes, Kimberly McArthur
Absurd (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A priest comes to a small town to help get rid of a monster whose blood coagulates very fast. This creates problems as the monster is very hard to kill and then decides to go on a killing spree of its own.

Director: Joe D'Amato
Stars: George Eastman, Annie Belle, Charles Borromel
Edit

Cast

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 L. 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
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A very penetrating story! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

January 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nail Gun Massacre  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Additional scenes of nudity were added to the film at the demand of the distributors. See more »

Goofs

When the "dad" victim is killed and falls onto the grill, the grill moves forward and he can clearly be seen grabbing the fence to stop from falling forward. See more »

Quotes

[Tom is buying groceries in an old store]
Storekeeper: [to Tom] Do you remember when you could sit outside and not worry about the mosquitoes and the killers?
[surprised, Tom smiles]
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"It's time for the organ transplant. You're the donor and I'm the recipient."
13 March 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

A must-see for bad movie buffs. Fun stuff. A killer drives around in a gold hearse, wearing camouflage and a motorcycle helmet, killing people with a powerful nail gun. Bad acting and bad script (the most important elements of a crummy flick) are here in abundance.

After the massacre has begun, there's a scene in a small shop where the old lady clerk says "Remember when you could go outside without having to worry about the mosquitoes or the killers?". Classic. There's a scene of a couple making out in a car, while the radio plays a song (sung by the director?) called Foosball. The dj talks a moment, and then plays Foosball AGAIN. Watch for the scene near the beginning, of the couple in bed. It looks like a less explicit outtake from a porno. "But you said we could play doctor all day, today!" the girl complains. Then, topless, she walks to a large mirror to comb her hair. The camera then shamelessly zooms in on her breasts in the mirror reflection! Hilarious!

The director, Terry Lofton, recently released a DVD of this movie. At least one scene (a couple in a forest)is slightly extended. Oddly enough, my DVD does not contain any end credits, but they are on my old VHS.

I'd say the movie sucks, but that's what makes it so entertaining. I would much rather watch this than Lord of the Rings or Star Wars movies. If you're into this kinda stuff, and you can't find NGM at your video store, I highly recommend you search for it online.


5 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?