MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 459 this week

Skinned Alive (1990)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  February 1990 (USA)
3.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.6/10 from 379 users  
Reviews: 27 user | 17 critic

This is the tale of a crazed family of weirdos led by Crawldaddy who like to kill people and remove their skin.

Director:

Writers:

(story), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 225 titles
created 08 Sep 2011
 
a list of 554 titles
created 06 Dec 2011
 
a list of 49 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 6986 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Skinned Alive" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Skinned Alive (1990)

Skinned Alive (1990) on IMDb 3.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Skinned Alive.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Sandman (1995)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Gary is a trailer park romance novelist who can't seem to sleep at night. He also thinks that he saw a monster assaulting his girlfriend while she was sleeping. People is his trailer park ... See full summary »

Director: J.R. Bookwalter
Stars: A.J. Richards, Rita Gutowski, Terry J. Lipko
Ghoul School (Video 1990)
Comedy | Horror | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Sex, babes and rock 'n roll! Two thugs in search of hidden treasure mistakenly unleash a chemical into the school's water supply, causing everyone it comes into contact with to become flesh-eating ghouls.

Director: Timothy O'Rawe
Stars: Joe Franklin, William Friedman, Scott Gordon
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Director: Don Nardo
Stars: Catherine Dee, William Dame, M.R. Murphy
Bloodletting (1997)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A young woman, fascinated with mass murderers, tracks down the world's most famous uncaught serial killer and becomes his apprentice; together they go on a killing spree.

Director: Matthew Jason Walsh
Stars: Ariauna Albright, James L. Edwards, Nina Angeloff
Witchouse (Video 1999)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

On Mayday 1998 in the town of Dunwich, Massachusetts, Elizabeth gathers together a group of specially selected friends for a rather odd party. It turns out that she is the descendent of a ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Ariauna Albright, Matt Raftery, Monica Serene Garnich
Tender Flesh (1997)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

A stripper and her sleazy boyfriend are invited by a wealthy woman and her lover to join them on her private island for a weekend of sex games in exchange for a large fee. When the couple ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Lina Romay, Monique Parent, Aldo Sambrell
Zombie Cop (1991)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

During a drug raid, a narcotics officer confronts a strange Voodoo priest named Dr. Death, who is chanting. The officer and the priest shoot it out and they both wind up dead. Later, the ... See full summary »

Director: J.R. Bookwalter
Stars: Leo Anastasio, James Black, Christina M. Bookwalter
Dark Walker (Video 2003)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Darkwalker centers around a haunted house amusement park near Fresno, Californa called Hobb's Grove (yes, it's a real place), where a group of teenagers get Halloween jobs working there. ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Draven
Stars: Kathleen Taylor, Michael Sage, David DeWitt
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

A scientist carelessly dumps some toxic waste into a river. The gardener at a nudist camp drinks the water, turns into a monster and attacks all the (female) nudists.

Director: Ferenc Leroget
Stars: Harrison Pebbles, Deborah Spray, Sally Parfait
Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Director: J.R. Bookwalter
Stars: J.R. Bookwalter, Arvin Clay, James L. Edwards
Robot Ninja (1989)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A scientist helps a comic-book artist to become the superhero he has created in order to battle a vicious gang of rapists.

Director: J.R. Bookwalter
Stars: Michael Todd, Bogdan Pecic, Maria Markovic
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
Director: J.R. Bookwalter
Stars: James Black, Christine Morrison, Tom Hoover
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mary Jackson ...
Crawldaddy
Scott Spiegel ...
Phink
Susan Rothacker ...
Violet
Floyd Ewing Jr. ...
Paul Hickox
Lester Clark ...
Tom Miles
Barbara Katz-Norrod ...
Whinnie
Mike Render ...
Willard Hemp
Jennifer Mullen ...
Louise Hickox
Michael Tolochko ...
Robert-Randalls Hudson Attorney
Mike Shea ...
Chip, The Delivery Man
J.R. Bookwalter ...
Jehovah's Witness
Jon Killough ...
The Hitchhiker
James L. Edwards ...
The Walkman Victim
Edit

Storyline

This is the tale of a crazed family of weirdos led by Crawldaddy who like to kill people and remove their skin.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Unhinged! Insane! Totally Out Of Control!

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gdarmena kormia  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,500 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| (5.1 surround)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Phink: Are there any motels in this rat-hole of a town?
Tom Miles: There was the Bates place, out by the old highway. That closed down years ago. Other than that, you're out of luck.
See more »

Crazy Credits

This movie is protected by universal copyright law and any unauthorized duplication in any form, manner or media is strictly prohibited and will subject the infringer to severe civil and criminal penalties, as well as a visit from the kindly folks at CRAWLDADDY'S! See more »

Connections

References The Gauntlet (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Think of You
Written by J.R. Bookwalter
Performed by The Ninja Sequencers
© 1989 Subtempeco Muzik
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Witty, Gory, and Surprisingly Entertaining!
30 August 2002 | by (Colebrook, Connecticut) – See all my reviews

The title in itself is genius: "Skinned Alive." When I picked this movie up at the video store it was collecting dust in the horror section. I looked on the back of the box and immediately knew that it was a no-budget movie, and most avid horror-viewers know exactly what comes with THAT territory: Bad acting, shotty camerawork, almost inaudible dialogue, annoying keyboard music, and no plot.

This particular movie possessed an exception to almost every expectation that I first had of it. "Skinned Alive" is a movie that should be viewed by any filmmaker, young or old, that is interested in making a horror movie on an extremely low budget, because it is a prime example of how amateur directors can make the best of what they have. It was funny, gory, suspenseful, somewhat provocative, and well-edited. While frequently I find myself fast-forwarding these types of movies so as not to bore myself silly, with "Skinned Alive" I always found myself in eager anticipation of what would happen next. Who would be the next person to get insulted, or kicked in the face? Would the hero end up getting his house back? Surprisingly, not many of the great horror directors have the type of sense that Jon Killough had in his directorial debut when it comes to plot structure. He sets up his characters extremely well.

In conclusion, I was far from disappointed after viewing this random horror rent. It's an entertaining and hilarious presentation that will leave you laughing out loud, and inspired to go out and make your own movie.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Acting lnknprkfrk12
Available in Poundland (UK) ... thetallman67
Skinned alive video callum_wratten
The Jane Fonda T shirt jpoandmrdepp
Discuss Skinned Alive (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?