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Nightmare Weekend (1986)

A female scientist performs experiments on three college girls that turn them into drooling, murderous mutants.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Debbie Laster ...
Julie Clingstone
...
Ken
Debra Hunter ...
Jessica Brake
Lori Lewis ...
Annie
Preston Maybank ...
Bob
Wellington Meffert ...
Edward Brake
Kim Dossin ...
Mary-Rose
...
Linda
Kimberley Stahl ...
Pamela
Bruce Morton ...
Tony
Karen Mayo-Chandler ...
Sue (as Karen Mayo)
Nick James ...
Gary
...
Dave (as Robert Burke)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Adams
Dean Gates ...
Gas Pump Attendant #1
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A female scientist performs experiments on three college girls that turn them into drooling, murderous mutants.

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When modern technology gets out of human control. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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12 May 1986 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Fin de semana de pesadilla  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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This film was shot primarily by a French crew. See more »

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Featured in Killer Weekend: An Interview with Marc Gottlieb (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Nightmare Fantasy
Sung by Miriam Stockley
Music and Lyrics by Martin Kershaw
Published by D.G.S. Filmworks Ltd.
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From An On-Line Producer and Gas Station Attendant
6 October 2004 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

I was the on-line producer of "Nightmare Weekend" and was responsible for casting it. I have to agree that "Nightmare Weekend" may be the worst movie made of all time. The very fact that it has been considered for this category should speak volumes. However, while there is truth that this film was made for a direct-to-video release as was popular in the 80s, the film started with good intentions and a decent script. The problems arose when the co-executive producers, (all from France and England) who were supposed to put up their 50% of the $750,000 budget decided that in lieu of $, they would provide a script (horrible - written in French), a director (whose only credits I was told were porno pix out of Thailand, a film crew (again, all from France) and some equipment. We never got our money's worth. When we (I represented the American contingent) looked at the script, I hired a new writer (American) to re-write the entire thing. However, when we finally arrived on location in Ocala, Florida to begin shooting, the French writer had once-again re-written the entire film on instructions from the co-executive producer, an Indian chap named Bachoo Senn from India/London. It was a joke but once on location, there was little we could do.

All the young actors and actresses were having sex with one another (not that we cared). The acting was appalling, although I did take great pride in casting Dale Midkiff and Andrea Thompson, both of whom went on to somewhat successful careers. I gave up my dreams of the film business (having obtained my BA in film from Univ. Miami, Fla.) and now find the entire event amusing. I currently practice law on Wall Street. The only good thing to come out of that film was my daughter (now 19) who was conceived on location. Hope this clears things up for some readers.

By the way, I played the gas station attendant only because they needed someone and I happened to be there! Perhaps I stole the show.


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