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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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Ray Bettencamp
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Stan Brown
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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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The cream of the crap......
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First the good news."High Desert Kill" is what bad movies are supposed to be, and I guess that's good. Now for the bad news. You will absolutely be mesmerized by the pathetic acting by everyone involved, including Chuck Conners. It's like they just got the script the day of shooting. All the animals are gone and human behavior is being altered by some unseen force. Now just sort of wing it for ninety minutes. Keep the audience guessing or put them to sleep, or both. This movie is what it is, and what it is, is bad. The only redeeming feature is the eerie New Mexico landscape, but you could buy a postcard and save ninety minutes of your life. "High Desert Kill" is a keeper for all the wrong reasons, sort of a gold standard for the worst of the worst. - MERK


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