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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.

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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
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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>

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Horror | Thriller

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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

Crew and equipment reflected in car door near the end of the movie. See more »

Quotes

[Mark and Brad go to the forest to cut wood. While they walk between the trees, they talk about a homicidal prowler]
Mark: Yeah, just let that killer show up, 'cause I'll cut 'em up with this chainsaw.
[Brad walks away from Mark and searches for a place to urinate. Without being seen, the nail gun killer has arrived at the forest and stops behind Brad. Brad hears the footsteps and gets annoyed]
Brad: [urinating] Hold on, Mark. You want me to piss on you?
[Brad turns and urinates on the left leg of the killer]
The killer: ...
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Nailed in the junk . . .
15 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I have a special place in my heart for films such as this one, that place deep within me that embraces the horrible, terrible stupidity of low budget gore. If you share my love then, you will love Nail Gun Massacre, one of the only films made in Puerto Rico I have ever seen outside of sick pornography and made-for-TV movies. Most of the time the dialogue is barely audible, stifled by the inappropriate soundtrack or from the sound man (if there even was one) being too far from the characters. Luckily this movie does not rely on such paltry elements such as plot and writing. The plot (?) involves a rape of a local woman by construction workers and a mysterious killer seeking revenge with, you guessed it, a nail gun. As a special treat, the movie has a surprise ending of the true identity of the killer. If you can follow the events, you can probably pick out who could possibly be committing these murders from the three characters that are not busy getting nailed to the highway. Watch this movie if you don't really care about anything except the occasional crotch nailing and are willing to hit the fast forward button.


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