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Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1986)

R | | Horror | April 1986 (USA)
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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Motel des sacrifices  »

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(Eastman Color)

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1.66 : 1
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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 »

Goofs

As Lori gets off the bed with the rabbit, a crew members shadow is seen on the wall. See more »

Quotes

Al: You girls ever hear of Columbia records? Well that's mine. That's my baby.
Tanya: My God! You must know Barbara Mandrell!
Al: Sure do, Barb's made me a fortune.
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Referenced in Ida, Be Thy Name: The Frightful Females of Fear (2013) See more »

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CLASSIC SUMS IT ALL UP!!!!
29 September 2003 | by (unda da sea) – See all my reviews

Only a horrifying film should be refered to as a "horror" film, and this movie certainly goes above and beyond what i expected. It contains everything that a horror movie should have; a creepy atmosphere (you have that feeling where you know there's just something not right about it from the get go), eerie music (this is what ties it all together so perfectly and keeps you looking over your shoulder. You can still hear the sound effects and demonic voices when you go to bed), the characters (you have to have good actors that are convincing in a serious film. With the presence of the two main characters in the intro, you know what you're instore for. You have the psychotic mother who was previously released from a mental ward, and a little girl who decievingly appears to be "normal", but is either possessed by evil spirits or just plain morbid), and last but not least an original story. Even to give a summary of the plot would not do the movie justice. But one thing is evident, this film is too abstruse for your general viewer of todays standards.....you know who you are. This wonderful creation just goes to prove you don't have to be a hollywood writer to be remarkable.....actually you should stray as far from hollywood as possible.


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