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The Mutilator (1984)

R | | Horror | 4 January 1985 (USA)
A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father.

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Student In Bar
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A group of teenagers decide to take a vacation at the beach house of one of their fathers. The kid whose father owns the house just happened to accidentally kill his mother when he was a child. When they get to the house, the father has mysteriously disappeared. Hmmm... Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Also Known As:

Fall Break  »

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$450,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Pamela Weddle Cooper stepped in at the last minute to play the mother in the opening scene after the original actress cast in the role decided not to play said part for religious reasons. See more »

Quotes

Ed Jr.: That's strange. My dad's battleaxe is missing.
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References The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Fall Break
Theme
Written by Michael Minard and Arthur Resnick
Performed by Peter Yellen and The Breakers (Sanchie Bobrow, Buddy Cooper, Marty Fogel, Anthony Franklin, John Hill, Matthew Hill, Gregg Hollister, Gary Solomon, Abe Speller, Neil B. Whitford (as Neil Whitford))
Associate Producer: Gary Solomon
Music programmer: Rick Stevenson
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Gory, But really stupid!!
31 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

The plot of the movie isn't too good - a boy accidently shoots his mom while playing with his dads guns, the dad comes home and is really mad ya think?? Then the story takes place some ten years later when the kid is now in college, while sitting in a bar with friends he gets a note to call his dad, wanting him and his friends to clean up and close the summer beach house, Take a wild guess what happens. Note please mute the fall break song I still have it in my head and it won't go away. There is also a r and unrated video. The unrated shows more color to the killings than the r rated which is kinda dark.. I give it 6/10 because of the gore. The acting is pretty lame but gore fans should like it


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