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Grotesque (1988)

 -  Horror  -  9 September 1988 (USA)
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A gang of crazed punkers breaks into a family's vacation home in the mountains and slaughters the entire family, except for one daughter who gets away. As the gang pursues the girl through ... See full summary »

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Rod
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Kathy
Brad Wilson ...
Scratch
Nels Van Patten ...
Gibbs (as Nels Van Patton) (as Nells Van Patton)
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Michelle Bensoussan ...
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Guy Stockwell ...
Orville Kruger
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Matson
Chuck Morrell ...
Jim Fulton
Lincoln Tate ...
Blane
Luana Patten ...
Old Lady
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Eric
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Ear Box
Bunky Jones ...
Belle (as Bunki Z)
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A gang of crazed punkers breaks into a family's vacation home in the mountains and slaughters the entire family, except for one daughter who gets away. As the gang pursues the girl through the snow, they slowly realize that some kind of murderous creature is chasing them... Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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There is a fate worse than death.

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Fim de Semana Infernal  »

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Linda Blair once stated in an interview with Fangoria magazine that the original title of the film wasn't as exploitive, and as associate producer, she could have sued to fight the change, but it would have ended up costing her more money than she got out of the whole project. See more »

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No...No...Oh Please God!....NO!
30 March 2001 | by (York County, Maine) – See all my reviews

Matt and I have seen alot of really crappy movies together. We always have a good time. Or at least we DID until our (ex)friend Ron loaned us this one. We've used the database to check out the background on lots of these movies. This one made us register so we could warn others!

There were endless, pointless scenes of crazed people running through murky woods. This is not as bad as it may seem - at least this was a break from some of the worst dialogue ever scribbled on scraps of paper in the bathroom. To be fair, there were two good, albeit brief, moments in this flick. One - A terrorized victim glares at the villains and accuses them of being scum, to which the ringleader replies leeringly "It's a scummy world!" Two - The deformed, heartbroken nephew of two of the victims picks up one of the female attackers and snaps her spine against a pine tree. These moments are not worth wasting the longest 80 minutes of your life. Just say "NO!".


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