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High Desert Kill (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | Horror  -  1 November 1989 (USA)
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Like every year, Jim, Ray, Brad and Paul leave the town for a week to go hunting in the woods. But this year everything is different: There's not a single animal to be found, the whole ... See full summary »

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Dr. Jim Cole
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Like every year, Jim, Ray, Brad and Paul leave the town for a week to go hunting in the woods. But this year everything is different: There's not a single animal to be found, the whole forest has fallen quiet. Two female campers they meet have mysteriously disappeared the next day, leaving their whole equipment behind. And then they start to behave weird themselves... An alien power is using them for cruel psychological experiments. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Possibly the finest film I have ever seen. After receiving this movie from my brother for my birthday along with "Air Disasters 2" from a dollar bin at a 49er video, my expectations were low. However, the movie started off with a bang and engulfed me into its majesty.

In the first scene it punches you in the mouth with the classic, "What can I say? Men bond; women network." Followed up by a man receiving a gun in a gym and pointing it at pedestrians walking outside on the street. "All right. Good deal!" Just when you think the hits have stopped coming you get kicked in the ca-hones with, "Good god, if I wanted to hear old women bicker, I'd go visit my great aunt --- AT THE NURSING HOME!" Which promptly led to possibly the greatest cinematic sequence of all time, which we will simply refer to as 'campfire madness'.

If you have not seen this movie yet, do as the immortal actor Chuck Conner, who plays Stan the Mountain Man says --- "Go on. Take a look. RARRRRRRR, rip you open like a sack of manure!"


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