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Townies (1999)

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Welcome to Schlarb, Ohio... a small county seat overrun by misfits, freaks and weirdos! Dickie is a lonely dumpster-driver who finds companionship in his latest dumpster discovery, a young ... See full summary »

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P. Craig Russell ...
The Clapper
Lori Scarlett ...
Pricey
Jeremy Maes ...
The Licker
Jay Geldhof ...
William
Michelle Sibits ...
Crazy Connie
Toby Radloff ...
Dickie
Sean Wolf ...
Thad
Phil Schmeidel ...
Billy
Shannon McNamara ...
Kelli
Lauren Monaco ...
Kelli's Girlfriend
Shane Koltnow ...
Caduceus
Traci Marks ...
Jeffy's Mom
Eddie Brown ...
Little Jeffy
The Duke ...
Pricey's Grandpa
Coy G. Harold ...
Man With Squirrel
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Welcome to Schlarb, Ohio... a small county seat overrun by misfits, freaks and weirdos! Dickie is a lonely dumpster-driver who finds companionship in his latest dumpster discovery, a young woman's corpse! Pricey is a mute retarded girl with a lookalike baby-doll. When she loses her doll after an unsavory encounter with a mean cracker, she replaces it with the next best thing, her neighbor's young son! Meanwhile, the enigmatic Caduceus sets out to cleanse a nasty high school girl of her wicked ways! You'll also meet The Clapper, William, The Licker, Crazy Connie and other wild and wacky Townies in this Magnum Opus of CineTrash from cult filmmaker Wayne Alan Harold. Written by Wayne Alan Harold <wayne@lurid.com>

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Dickie: You're the most beautiful girlfriend I've ever had. Actually, you're the only girlfriend I've ever had.
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Worth a watch if you know what you're going into.
29 June 2003 | by (parts unknown) – See all my reviews

Townies is not a movie that is easily fitted into any particular genre. It's not a comedy. It's not a drama. It's not a horror film. Yet there are elements in it that are comedic, dramatic, and horrifying. And I for one like a movie that does that. As my idol Lloyd Kaufman often says: "Why are we so limited in the emotions we can arouse with movies? We can make you laugh, or we can make you cry. Why can't we make you cringe, or groan with displeasure?" While not an exact quote, it does summarize perfectly what I feel about Townies. Townies will make you laugh. Townies will make you cry. But Townies will also make you cringe and groan with displeasure. But if you're up for the adventure, it is well worth it. If you come in expecting ONLY to laugh or ONLY to cry, and to NOT cringe or groan with displeasure, don't waste your time. I for one am going to go watch it again. And you're welcome to join me.


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