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Destroyer (1988)

R | | Horror, Thriller | April 1988 (USA)
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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Russell (as Tobias Andersen)
Lannie Garrett ...
Sharon Fox
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Warden Karsh
David Kristin ...
Fingers
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Robert Himber ...
Len
Eric Meyer ...
Foley
Kurt Hubler ...
Tommy
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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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'Anthony Perkins' replaced Roddy McDowall on short notice. See more »

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Russell: [on seeing Ivan dressed as a security guard/police officer] What's with the outfit?
Ivan Moser: It's a disguise!
Russell: Disguise from what?
Ivan Moser: From You!
[Attacks him with a Jackhammer]
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Kiss My Stinky White Ass
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Destroyer!!!
18 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Yeah i love this movie, lots of people will say its terrible but those are also the same people who try to take this movie seriously which you can not. Its funny as hell, now was it meant to be funny? Yes and no i think, i am thinking they were looking for some laughs but not nearly as many as you will get from watching it. My favorite part is where Lyle is dressed as a cop or security guard, something along those lines and this guy comes up to him and asks him about the outfit and Lyle says "its a disguise" and the guy says "disguise from what?" and Lyle says "From You!!" and i think thats the part where this real big jackhammer comes out. Real funny stuff there, also there was a cool part with Anthony Perkins in the electric chair trying to get out before the current cameup to get him. Great stuff, now if only i could find this somewhere to buy since its getting very hard to find now.


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