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The Majorettes (1987)

R | | Action, Crime, Horror | March 1987 (UK)
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A hooded psycho is murdering high-school girls. A devil-worshiping, drug-dealing biker gang is suspected.

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(as Bill Hinzman)

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(novel) (as John Russo), (screenplay) (as John Russo)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Kindlin ...
Jeff Halloway
Terrie Godfrey ...
Vicky McAllister
Mark V. Jevicky ...
Sheriff Braden
Sueanne Seamens ...
Judy Marino
Denise Huot ...
Helga Schuler
Carl Hetrick ...
Roland Martell
Mary Jo Limpert ...
Marie Morgan
Harold K. Keller ...
Harry Schuler
Tom E. Desrocher ...
Mace Jackson
Jacqueline Bowman ...
Nicole Hendricks
Colin Martin ...
Tommy Harvack
Zachary Mott ...
Bart
Tom Madden ...
Teela
M. Therian ...
Hank
Dana Maiello ...
Barbara
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Storyline

A hooded psycho killer is going around killing the members of a high school cheerleading squad in a small western Pennsylvania town. While the local sheriff and a federal officer investigate the killings, other going ons around them include a greedy nurse ploting to kill her employer and daughter for a piece of an inherentence while the nurse's creepy son stumbles upon a clue in the killings. Among the various other red herrings include a local biker gang that's suspected in the killings which complicates matters for the police and all the persons involved. Written by Anonymous

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Sis, Boom, Blood. You're Dead!


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Budget:

$85,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Dance of the Ancients
Music Composed and Performed by Mark Harbst
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minor 1980s slasher film, but of some limited interest to readers of Russo's Making Movies
17 January 2005 | by (Upstate New York) – See all my reviews

I actually know someone who liked this movie, but I'm with the other users who didn't care for it. To my mind, it would only be somewhat worthwhile to watch it if you'd first read John Russo's Making Movies: The Inside Guide to Independent Movie Production, where he goes into some detail about some of the aspects of making The Majorettes. Incidentally, in that book he states that the budget was about $200,000. That seems about right. It certainly didn't look like it was made for any more than that!

In the movie, someone dressed in camouflage and wearing a camouflage hood is killing (primarily) high school majorettes with a knife. He leaves their bodies in whatever water is nearby: a lake, a pool. There are plenty of red herrings. There's a dope dealer and his gang, a peeping-tom retarded janitor, the janitor's sinister nursemaid mother. The killer is revealed about an hour into the movie, and it largely turns into an action film from that point on.


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