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Headhunter (1988)

R  |   |  Horror  |  17 October 1989 (USA)
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A Miami cop finds out his wife has a female lover, and he begins to have an affair with his female partner. Meanwhile, a voodoo demon from Africa arrives among Miami's Nigerian community ... See full summary »

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Katherine Hall
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Pete Giullani
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Captain Ted Calvin
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Denise Giullani
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Gordon Mulholland ...
Prof. Robert Sinclair
Sam Williams ...
Samuel Juru
Helena Kriel ...
Murphy
Ted Le Plat ...
Detective Haynes
John Barrett ...
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Frank Notaro ...
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Jim Neill ...
Bartender
Isaac Albert ...
Maniac
Robert La Thom ...
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Al Roberts ...
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A Miami cop finds out his wife has a female lover, and he begins to have an affair with his female partner. Meanwhile, a voodoo demon from Africa arrives among Miami's Nigerian community and begins decapitating some people and possessing others--including the cop's wife. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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11 September 2002 | by (Click on my name for over 500 horror movie reviews!) – See all my reviews

A cop (Wayne Crawford) whose wife is having an affair on him finds himself facing off against an African demon that has just arrived in the USA and is cutting off everyone's head. Kay Lenz is his partner and love interest. This film is very crudely made and lifelessly acted, but somehow or another it manages to move along at such a fast pace and also manages to be very entertaining and exciting the entire running time that you really don't care.


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