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Blood Hook (1986)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  April 1987 (USA)
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During a local fishing contest, people are being mysteriously dragged into the lake and killed by a giant fish hook. After a sufficient number of deaths, the killer is finally revealed.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Jacobs ...
Peter van Clease
Lisa Jane Todd ...
Ann (as Lisa Todd)
Patrick Danz ...
Rodney
Sara Hauser ...
Kiersten
Christopher Whiting ...
Finner
Don Winters ...
Leroy Leudke
Paul Drake ...
Wayne Duerst
Bill Lowrie ...
Evelyn Duerst
Sandy Meuwissen ...
Bev D.
Dale Dunham ...
Denny Dobyns
Paul Heckman ...
The Sheriff
Don Cosgrove ...
Roger Swain
Bonnie Lee ...
Shiela Swain
Greg Nienas ...
Irving Swain
Julie Vortanz ...
Ruth-Ann Swain
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It's time for the annual "Muskie Madness" fishing contest, and the lake is packed with hopeful fishermen. It soon becomes apparent, however, that a psychotic serial killer has also decided to join the festivities. Although the police have determined that the killer is claiming his victims by landing them with giant fishhooks, no clear suspects can be found since everyone is using the exact same hook! What is the killer's goal? And more importantly, can the murders be stopped? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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musky Madness!
27 May 2007 | by (kentucky) – See all my reviews

Giant Musky Bait = Murder Weapon = Cheesy Fun.

This is the cheesiest of all 80's slasher attempts. It's even cheesier than Slash Dance or Killer Workout.

I put off watching the flick for years. I guess there was a reason for that. When I finally popped the tape into my ancient vcr, I giggled under my breath, but couldn't bring myself to a full laugh.

The synth score is really catchy and adds an uneasiness throughout the film, even tho you know there's absolutely nothing eerie about it.

Only die hard cheese fans will find something enjoyable about someone casting a large musky bait onto someone until they die. Very sappy.

Is it worth a watch? Hell yeah. Grab a beer, kick back, and prepare to see something like you've never before seen.


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