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Skinned Alive (1990)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  February 1990 (USA)
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This is the tale of a crazed family of weirdos led by Crawldaddy who like to kill people and remove their skin.

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

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Unhinged! Insane! Totally Out Of Control!

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Comedy | Horror

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Phink: Bullshitski you fat, crippled butt-fuck.
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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 »

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References The Morton Downey Jr. Show (1987) See more »

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Off With Their Heads
Written by Daniel Huff and Terry Heston
Performed by Hang Dangle
© 1989 Daniel Huff
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Okay amateur-sickness.
2 January 2006 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

This is another sick cheapie from J.R. Bookwalter's stable of enthusiast but untalented horror directors, better known as "Tempe Productions". Apart from his own outrageously gore debut film "The Dead Next Door", Bookwalter's production studio has unleashed nothing but embarrassingly bad splatter-stuff upon horror-loving audiences that have the most absurd and grotesque plots but also the most incompetent means to work with. "Skinned Alive" is entirely Jon Killough's pride and handles about a family of traveling weirdos that turn innocent people into fashionable clothing. After killing a guy near a retarded little Ohio town, their van breaks down and the family (weelchaired mother and her incestuous son and and daughter) has to stay at the garage owner's house, where they unconcernedly continue their killing spree. This movie somewhat feels like "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" meets "Mother's Day" but it's neither scary nor very funny. I appreciate the goodwill of all cast-members (Scott Spiegel in particular seems to have a lot of fun) and some of the gore-effects are effectively nauseating. Killough's sense of humor is delightfully twisted and low-budget gore king J.R. Bookwalter makes a small appearance as the Jehovah's Witness (they make such easy preys). "Skinned Alive" is overall enjoyable in a brainless sort of way. Too bad about the terrible – at times downright unendurable – acting and the completely redundant divorce sub plot.


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