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Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  March 1988 (USA)
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Jack Chandler is a private eye tracking down Samantha the runaway. In his travels, he comes across a gang of chainsaw weilding prostitutes that like to carve people up for their cult.

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The Stranger
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Samantha
Jay Richardson ...
Jack Chandler
Dawn Wildsmith ...
Lori
Michelle Bauer ...
Mercedes (as Michelle McLellan)
Esther Elise ...
Lisa (as Esther Alise)
Tricia Burns ...
Ilsa
Fox Harris ...
Hermie (as Jerry Fox)
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Bo
Michael Sonye ...
Jake The Bartender (as Dukey Flyswatter)
Dennis T. Mooney ...
Harrison (as Dennis Monney)
Jerry Miller ...
Murphy
Steve Welles ...
Lab Tech #1
Charles O'Hair ...
Lab Tech #2
Susie Wilson ...
Sally
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Jack Chandler is a private eye tracking down Samantha the runaway. In his travels, he comes across a gang of chainsaw weilding prostitutes that like to carve people up for their cult. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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$23,000 (estimated)
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The tomb seen in the film was the same one used in the movie Vamp. If you look closely, you can see that it still has Grace Jones' face adorned on the front. See more »

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Jack Chandler: I'd stumbled into the middle of an evil, insidious cult of chainsaw worshipping maniacs. I had to wonder if we'd let our religious freedom go too far in this country, or maybe our immigration laws were just too lax.
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Crazy Credits

The CHAINSAWS used in this Motion Picture are REAL and DANGEROUS! They are handled here by seasoned PROFESSIONALS. The makers of this Motion Picture advise strongly against anyone attempting to perform these stunts at home. Especially if you are naked and about to engage in strenuous SEX. My conscience is clear, (signed) Fred Olen Ray. See more »

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The Virgin Dance of the Double Chainsaws!
14 February 2002 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

A cult of chainsaw-worshipping prostitutes headed over by pleasantly plump guru "The Master"(Gunnar "Leatherface" Hansen") are out to make human sacrifices to their god "Anubis" and cut into poor guys just looking for a good time. Jay Richardson (very funny here) is dry, thick-witted detective Jack Chandler, who's searching for a young runaway (Linnea Quigley) and stumbles onto the cult. The film is played out as both a spoof of film noir (with some Columbo/Perry Mason-style detective shows thrown in) AND horror films (naturally THE TEXA S CHAINSAW MASSACRE), and it actually succeeds! Of course, you also have to be willing to deal with some bad lighting and grainy photography associated with budget restraints, but that's forgivable, I think.

I agree with the mention of choreography--this has two hilarious (and damn sexy) dance sequences with Michelle Bauer and Linnea Quigley in the buff (the latter doing the "Virgin Dance of the Double Chainsaws"), that should please their fans. Richardson is a howl and Hansen gets a few funny moments in there as well, though he's not nearly as animated as the leading ladies or Richardson. Nearly every line of dialogue is extremely campy and whoever scripted this thing has a playful ear for puns and wordplay. There's also plenty of blood/gore (I think Steve Johnson did some of it), a few AIRPLANE-style gags and a great mock- Elvis song for Michelle to dance to. In short, a must see for fans of B-movies and probably Fred Olen Ray's finest hour.

Score: 7 out of 10.


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