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Death Street USA (1988)
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Scientists poison the water supply of a small town, turning the residents into homicidal maniacs who kill each other and anybody who passes through.

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Reilly
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Sheriff Hanks
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Cheri Griffiths
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The Albino
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Neal Wheeler ...
Charley
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Dr. Miller
Mark Haarman ...
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Lori (as Jean Pflieger)
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Woman in Curlers
Todd Collard ...
Billy
Larry Campbell ...
Cowboy
Bob Miles ...
Floyd
Sheri Griffith ...
Insane Mother
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Scientists poison the water supply of a small town, turning the residents into homicidal maniacs who kill each other and anybody who passes through. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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An Experiment in Terror.

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Action | Sci-Fi | Horror

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The actors who play the various characters shot in the film were wired with explosives underneath their shirts. See more »

Quotes

Ken Griffiths: I've handled Twisted Sister, I think I can handle Floyd.
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Spoofs Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

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Those Days Are Over
Written by Barry Labov
Performed by Mark Urgent
Featuring Dick Swary
Courtesy of LABOV & BEYOND Music
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Modern Day Western
12 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

On the surface, a very bad action adventure film. But, if not taken too seriously, it's a lot of fun. When a mad scientist poisons the water supply of a small Utah town, it's up to a drifter, a celebrity lawyer and two local cops to bring order to a town where the the citizens are now possessed by rage and violence. The last half hour reveals the film for what it truly is: a modern day western, as the good guys mount up to trail the bad guys for a showdown. Filmed with style on a small budget, featuring a score by Hans Zimmer of all people, the story only fails in the last ten minutes where the director just seemed to run out of story. Too bad, the open ended finale didn't lead to a sequel. Well worth your time.


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