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A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Matt Mitler ... Ed Jr.
Ruth Martinez ... Pam
Bill Hitchcock ... Ralph
Connie Rogers ... Sue
Frances Raines ... Linda
Morey Lampley ... Mike
Jack Chatham ... Jack Sr.
Ben Moore ... Cop
Trace Cooper ... Younger Ed Jr.
Pamela Weddle Cooper ... Mother
Jimmy Guthrie ... Bartender
George Sutton ... Gentleman At Bar
Steve Davis ... Student In Bar
Tom Outlaw ... Student In Bar
Pat Jordon ... Student In Bar
Hallock Cooper ... Cheerleader
Michelle Bach ... Cheerleader
Miriam Mason ... Cheerleader
Jennifer Price ... Cheerleader
A.B. Cooper Sr. ... Professor At Dorm
Jan Case ... Student At Dorm
David Bell ... Student At Dorm
Phil Collins ... Student At Dorm
Chris Sarosy ... Student At Dorm
Dee Clodfelter ... Student At Dorm
David Sledge ... Student At Dorm
Fred Tillery ... Storekeeper
Jenny Grice ... Storekeeper's Wife
Kay Case ... Woman At Store
Wendy Case ... Girl At Store
John Bode ... Deputy At Wall
Bruce Taylor ... Deputy Driver
Darryl Case ... Doctor
Andrea McLean ... Nurse With Doctor
Dail Lowery ... Nurse With Tray
Greta Groves ... Nurse At Door
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Directed by
Buddy Cooper 
Writing credits
Buddy Cooper (written by)

Produced by
Buddy Cooper .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Minard 
Cinematography by
Peter Schnall (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Stephen Mack 
Set Decoration by
Steve Davis 
Makeup Department
Mark Shostrom .... special makeup effects
Anthony Showe .... special makeup effects
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Garber .... first assistant director
John C. Kearns Sr. .... stunt driver

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86 min
Sound Mix:
Australia:R (cut) | Finland:K-18 | Sweden:15 (heavily cut) | UK:18 (cut) | USA:R

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The movie's original title was "Fall Break", but it was changed to "The Mutilator" for its video release for marketing reasons.See more »
Ed Jr.:That's strange. My dad's battleaxe is missing.See more »


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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Gory, But really stupid!!, 31 January 1999
Author: jon from Chicago

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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