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David Rand (as Samuel Bottoms)
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Mason Rand
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Al Coleman
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Red Beard
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Joe Verroca ...
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Five "city boys" travel to the country to relax by doing some hunting, drinking Bud, and generally having good time. However, the local inbred backwoods psychos turn the hunters to be the hunted, and they need all the ammo and wits they have to get out of the woods alive. Written by Erkka Varjo <evarjo@utu.fi>

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Where the hunters become the hunted... even courage can take you too far! See more »


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Ralph Coleman: Gentlemen, spoils of war!
[he holds up a dirty jar of the poachers' moonshine]
Marty Adler: You're not actually going to drink that, are you?
Ralph Coleman: When a man needs a drink, he needs a drink!
[he takes a hearty swig]
Ralph Coleman: Burned the hair off my tongue!
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Hunting high & low, North and ...Redneck-South!
26 February 2006 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

Five macho but supposedly civilized men take off to the unexplored Arkansas woods to do some old-fashioned deer hunting. There they encounter a bunch of aggressive and large-scale poachers that don't really appreciate strangers trespassing their business. After a couple of banal showdowns follows a truly violent and merciless hunting contest that'll demand many lives! This rather unknown and underrated 80's exploitation movie opens rather slow and ordinary, with redundant speeches about manhood and the art of deer-hunting, but the exciting and genuinely suspenseful hunting sequences during the last half hour widely make up for this. This cool 80's gem has perhaps stolen its storyline and most essential moments from classic blockbusters like "Deliverance" and "the Deer Hunter", but the raw violence and effective shocks are director Hughes' very own merit. The film contains a couple of very graphic make-up effects, like a stabbing through the neck and a very eerie close-up shotgun killing. Many 80's horror movies feature undistinguished (to say the least) Southern folks as unhinged killers and the cast members of "Hunter's Blood" definitely belong to the most successfully menacing Rednecks ever. The filming locations are very impressive and even the photography is surprisingly professional. Keep also an eye open for Billy Bob Thornton in a very small role as background redneck. Recommended!


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