The daughter of an American diplomat is caught up in a revolution in a foreign country.



On Disc

at Amazon


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out. She quickly falls in with the modeling crowd and does some modeling work herself, ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Chantal Contouri, Robert Bruning, Sigrid Thornton
Thirst (1979)
Horror | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to join them.

Director: Rod Hardy
Stars: Chantal Contouri, Shirley Cameron, Max Phipps
Action | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

In the distant future, the human race nears extinction and a new race of beast-like creatures rule the earth. The few surviving people live in the City, a huge protected construction with ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Hannant
Stars: Tom Burlinson, Nikki Coghill, Dean Stockwell
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking ... See full summary »

Director: Rolf de Heer
Stars: Steven Vidler, Celine O'Leary, Ritchie Singer
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A scientist is experimenting with teenagers and turning them into murderers.

Director: Michael Laughlin
Stars: Michael Murphy, Louise Fletcher, Dan Shor
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A typical 80's teen pseudo-sex comedy. A group of varied misfits (including a former prostitute/stripper and a bumbler who can't see more than 6 inches in front of his face) enter a school ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Blancato
Stars: Brett Cullen, Mary Cadorette, Don Most


Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Memel ...
Ruel Vernal ...
Ester Chavez ...
Sun Lee
Millicent Bautista ...
An Lee
Ken Metcalfe ...
Allan Howard
Liz Shepherd ...
Margaret Howard
Willie Williams ...
Hero Bautista ...
Anthony East ...
Carl Morris ...
Frank Campbell ...
David Giberson ...
Marine Sergeant
Jean Del Rosario ...
Eddie Gaerlan ...
Town Person


The daughter of an American diplomat is caught up in a revolution in a foreign country.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis



Parents Guide:





Release Date:

1989 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

I epistrofi tou pezonafti  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A new "town of the crazies"!
8 October 2010 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

In this Philippines-shot junkfest, Julia Montgomery portrays Sarah, an ambassador's daughter. It seems the country is in the midst of chaos and revolution (is it meant to be the Philippines?) and some armed marauders kill her beloved father and spirit her away into their terrorist training camp. The leader of these supposed revolutionaries is one Sanchez (Ruel Vernal), a sadistic taskmaster that beats, tortures, rapes and brainwashes Sarah. But there is more to the story, amazingly enough...

Meanwhile, Rick (Memel) is a former soldier who just wants to escape his violent past and find peace. He lives with his wife on a tranquil rice farm and that's where he wants to stay. Unfortunately, when Rick's wife meets her end at the hands of Sanchez's comrades during yet another violent flare-up in the country, Rick and his stonewashed denim jacket vow revenge. Rick and Sarah team up (despite some reluctance at first, naturally) to defeat the Sanchez gang because they both have their own reasons for doing so. But will they ever achieve their sought-after savage justice? Sure, the movie is dumb and low-budget-looking, and it has all the silly blow-ups, laughable dubbing, and machine gun shooting you would expect, but what did you honestly think this would be? But it's not all brainless pap (just about 99%), because the movie takes an unexpected left turn when Sarah and Rick go to a Shaolin temple to pick up some monks to help them on their revenge mission. Seems like the obvious thing to do. They want the whole temple, but the Master says "you may pick five". It's not explained why. Then Sarah, Rick and the five monks enter an abandoned city with spray paint everywhere. It is run by the midget Aldo (Hero Bautista), who resembles a carnival barker. The town is populated by children in strange, half-heartedly applied face paint. Think Gymkata's (1985) "Town of the Crazies" meets an Italian post-apocalyptic film. Strange indeed. Naturally it all comes to a head with the final showdown in the time-tested abandoned warehouse.

Despite the fact that Willie Williams is on hand, and Julia Montgomery is reasonably attractive, and the mastermind behind it all is legendary Australian producer Antony Ginnane, the truth is that Savage Justice's run-of-the-mill stupidity is an obstacle it never really overcame.

For more insanity, please visit:

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Savage Justice (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: