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Terror Express (1979)
"La ragazza del vagone letto" (original title)

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Three thugs commandeer a couple of cars on a moving train and spread terror among the passengers.

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Silvia Dionisio ...
Juliet
Werner Pochath ...
David
Zora Kerova ...
Anna
Gianluigi Chirizzi ...
Peter
Carlo De Mejo ...
Ernie
Giancarlo Maestri ...
The Policeman
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Phil
Gino Milli ...
The Conductor
Antonio Maimone ...
Mr. Hobbes (as Antonino Maimone)
Roberto Caporali ...
Evelyn's Father
Gianfranca Dionisi ...
Evelyn's Mother
Rita Livesi ...
Mary
Gianfilippo Carcano ...
Harold
Andrea Scotti ...
Willis
Cesare Gelli ...
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Almost ten passengers are traveling in a bed-car on a long-trip train. Among them there are a prostitute, a pair of couples, some girls, a policeman and three violent boys. The three guys succeeded to steal the policeman's gun, taking also the control of some cars of the train. Soon humiliations, raping and murdering are perpetrated to passengers. An unexpected stop could change the situation giving to Pierre a former prisoner the chance for revenge. Written by 1felco

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The uncut pre-cert UK video, on the Fletcher label, was seized by a number of police forces during the 1980's video nasty scare, although the film may have been mistaken for Last Stop on the Night Train (1975). See more »

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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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I Spit on your Train!
6 December 2005 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

Another sadistic and ultra-sleazy late 70's/early 80's revenge movie?? Wes Craven sure launched a popular trend with his "Last House on the Left" Although "Terror Express" is more like a rip-off of other rip-offs, like "I Spit on your Grave" and especially "Night Train Murders". Storywise, this movie has absolutely nothing new to offer so the only thing left to do for director Ferdinando Baldi was to multiply the sleaze-factor by a thousand! This is actually just a soft core porn flick that gets a little bit rough near the ending. On the night train from Rome are three hopelessly imbecile loser running amok. They provoke the male travelers and sexually harass the females. Things get a little out of control and a traveling convict comes to the rescue of a prostitute who keeps being screwed around by the three. This is a very tame movie and there wasn't even enough budget to buy a couple bags of fake blood. This type of movies is generally infamous for the brutal rape sequences and the discriminating behavior towards women, but the sex in "Terror Express" isn't unsettling at all. On the contrary, these 'rapists' spend more time orally pleasuring their victims then getting some themselves! The music is great, the dialogs are unintentionally hilarious and the characters are the most ridiculous ones I ever beheld. The villains are wimps and the train-passengers are so motionless they look like part of the set. If you like your exploitation as sleazy as it gets, this is your film. However, your hunger for blood and controversy will definitely not be stilled. "Terror Express" should be in the porn-section of videostores.


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