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Blades (1989)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  23 May 1990 (USA)
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People are showing up sliced and diced at Tall Grass Country Club. Norman, the owner of the club, wants to avoid undue publicity on the eve of the televised pro-am tournament, and ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert North ...
Roy Kent
Jeremy Whelan ...
Deke Slade
Victoria Scott ...
Kelly Lange
Holly Stevenson ...
Bea Osgood
William Towner ...
Norman Osgood
Peter Wray ...
Lyle
Charlie Quinn ...
Charlie Kimmel
Bruce Katlin ...
Morgue Attendant
Lee Devin ...
Squire Evans
Bill Kimble ...
Sonny Fagan
Donald Jackson ...
Detective
Hank Berkheimer ...
Malcolm Simpkins
Anne Haddad ...
Mrs. Simpkins
Andy Fertal ...
Bert
Larry Stromberg ...
Don
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People are showing up sliced and diced at Tall Grass Country Club. Norman, the owner of the club, wants to avoid undue publicity on the eve of the televised pro-am tournament, and encourages new pro Roy to get to the bottom of the killings quietly. Roy has a history of alcohol problems since he choked while playing a big tournament years before, and Kelly, who feels she should have been hired as the new pro, isn't making the situation easier for him, insisting they cancel the tournament until the killer can be stopped. After a seedy character named Deke Slater is arrested, the owner relaxes, but Roy and Kelly begin to feel that Deke's rantings about a runaway lawnmower aren't so far-fetched after all, and after Deke is released the three of them prepare for a battle to the death out on the uncharted fairways. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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There have never been any words written in any language to describe what I felt after viewing this film.
25 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watch this film every year for the sake of tradition. AI started working in a video store when I was 16 and I worked there throughout most of high school. It was probably one of my favorite jobs ever. It was a small independently owned store where I would sit on my ass, play video games or watch movies, eat pizza, drink my bosses beer, smoke cigarettes, hang out with my friends, be mean to customers or put on Star Wars and have light saber battles using rolled up movie posters with my friends. One day when I went into work my boss asked me to take all the movies off the shelves and rearrange them according to his new plan. As I was going through the movies I would set aside ones I wanted to take home for the upcoming weekend party I was throwing. I came across a movie that all I could deduce from the cover was about golf and death. Now had I noticed it was a Troma film I would have had some warning of what I was in for, but the store I worked at would simply cut the front panel off of a video box and slide it into a plastic cover on the hard cases they used for the movies. I took the movie home, popped in and my friend Zak and I sat down to watch it as I waited for the rest of our friends to show up.

There have never been any words written in any language to describe what Zak and I felt after viewing this film. It was so weird. An evil demon golf cart was on a killing spree and taking out golfers. I mean…Jesus.

I took the film back to the video store that Sunday. The next day in school I was talking about it to someone and they didn't believe me. I told them to stop in the store and I would rent it to them. When I went to work that night it was GONE. My boss had no idea what I was talking about. No one knew of the existence of this movie. Could it all have been an awful figment of my imagination? For the next four years I would describe to people and they would look at me like I was crazy.

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