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Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1986)

R  |   |  Horror  |  April 1986 (USA)
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After several years in an insane asylum, Evelyn, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, is released and resumes doing business. She kills her young charge out of anger, but convinces the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bill Thurman ...
Reverend Bill McWiley
Anna Chappell ...
Evelyn
Will Mitchell ...
Al (as Will Mitchel)
Virginia Loridans ...
Tanya
Major Brock ...
Crewshaw
James Bradford ...
Sheriff
Amy Hill ...
Prissy
Marian Jones ...
Mary
...
Vernon
Jill King ...
Lori
Rhonda Atwood ...
Bar owner
Foster Litton ...
Sheriff Dispatcher (voice)
Linda Blankenship ...
Al's Secretary (voice)
Angela Christine ...
Singing Voice (voice)
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After several years in an insane asylum, Evelyn, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, is released and resumes doing business. She kills her young charge out of anger, but convinces the police it was an accident - and pushed into insanity, she then proceeds to target her guests, first by releasing vermin into their rooms, but then by using her trusty sickle... Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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Please do not disturb Evelyn. She already is.

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Trivia

Was originally simply titled "Mountaintop Motel" when the film was made in 1983. New World Pictures added the "Massacre" to the title when they picked the film up for distribution in 1986. See more »

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On all the artwork, Evelyn's daughter's name is spelled "Lorri" yet in the credits, the character is listed as "Lorie". See more »

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Evelyn: And tell your little wife I'll have a surprise for her.
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Typical '80s New World Pictures slasher
7 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There must have been hundreds of these things made in the early '80s.If you are familiar with this type of film and New World Pictures you almost know what to expect.

Typical "B" drive-in slasher film shot in the woods of Louisiana for about $5.27.Falls a bit short on the sleaze and gore you might expect such a film to have,but is still interesting enough to keep your attention.Although I found it watchable,it's just not that interesting.As a "B" film it has a cast and crew are a little too good to make fun of in a "so bad it's good" way.To me this takes away from the fun that can be had looking out for the mistakes that make low budget films so enjoyable.I love bad movies,and this one wasn't bad enough.It falls flat right between too bad to be good and too good to be bad.Recommended for lovers of drive-in cheeze,New World Picture fans,and folks who just can't get enough of the early "80s slashers only.

5/10 on the Drive-in-Freak-O-Meter


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