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The Weirdo (1989)

 -  Drama | Horror  -  January 1989 (USA)
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After years of torment and torture, a disturbed young man snaps and takes out his frustration in particularly violent ways.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Burington ...
Donnie Raymond
...
Jenny
Naomi Sherwood ...
Miss Martins
Lynne Angus ...
Lisa
John Rand ...
Rev. Cummings
Janet Roberts ...
Mrs. Cummings
Lynne Caryl ...
Ma Raymond
Carroll Oden ...
Mr. Cycil Price
Shawn Player ...
Nails
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Dean
Dennis Robbins ...
Vic
John Taylor ...
Bill the Counterman
Gina Carrera ...
Boots (as Julie Winchester)
Melanie Ewbank ...
Rhoda
Shari Michaels ...
Mother in Park
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After years of torment and torture, a disturbed young man snaps and takes out his frustration in particularly violent ways.

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Not without its virtues
24 June 2004 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

The Weirdo (actually entitled Weirdo, the Beginning on the video print) was a massive step up for director Andy Milligan after the train wreck that was Carnage (1986). Another in his series of 'dinner theater' productions, it was shot in Southern California with an amateur cast. And while I would never, EVER claim that it's a classic film of any variety, it weaves a strange spell thanks to Milligan's preference for deadpan dialogue, angular set-ups, and odd settings. Indeed, with the exception of only a few 'big city' shots, The Weirdo resides in a rural fairytale version of the Southland located not a million miles from the Spahn Movie Ranch. If Ingmar Bergman ever made a no-budget horror film, it might look like this, especially during its expository first hour, where characters argue, snipe, and moan endlessly at each other. With oddly affecting performances by cute little Jessica Straus and dear old Naomi Sherwood, as well as a generous assortment of gruesome deaths in the final third of the film, this is a unique example of truly independent filmmaking.


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