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Destroyer (1988)

 -  Horror | Thriller  -  April 1988 (USA)
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A prison riot breaks out at the moment of a serial murderer's execution by electrocution, and his fate becomes indeterminate when the prison is shut down. 18 months later, a team of ... See full summary »

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A prison riot breaks out at the moment of a serial murderer's execution by electrocution, and his fate becomes indeterminate when the prison is shut down. 18 months later, a team of filmmakers converge on the prison to film a women-in-prison exploitation flick, but find that a certain somebody is disrupting their shooting schedule... Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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3000 volts couldn't kill him...it just gave him a buzz See more »

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'Anthony Perkins' replaced Roddy McDowall on short notice. See more »

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Rewire: Maybe he's like the guy in the Halloweens! He keeps getting killed! So he doesn't know if he's dead or just dreaming!
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Never Say You'll Never Fall in Love
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Fun to see Lyle Alzado as some QBs likely did!
6 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is worth watching (and buying) for one reason: Lyle Alzado!! Of course he plays a maniacal killer-who would expect otherwise? One of his best lines: Girl about to be killed-"Why?" Alzado (with a confused, quizzical look)-"Why not?" Another great scene is when Alzado clothes-lines the guy off his motorcycle, smashing the windscreen for effect! Classic! OK it's not fine cinema, but it is entertaining and interesting if you are an Oakland Raiders fan. Compare to John Matuszak in North Dallas Forty, Caveman, and Weird Science. Too bad those two never worked together on film, they could've provided some over-the-top bad guy scenes in plenty of B action flicks.


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