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Baker County, U.S.A. (1982)

Trapped (original title)
R | | Thriller | 28 May 1982 (USA)
A group of college students come across a redneck in the wilderness chasing his wife's lover. The students eventually become the objects of the redneck's crazed vengeance.

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Henry Chatwill
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Roger Michaels
Barbara Gordon ...
Miriam Chatwill
Gina Dick ...
Diana
Joy Thompson ...
Caroline
Ralph Benmergui ...
Lee
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Leonard (as Alan Royal)
Sam Malkin ...
Jeb
Stuart Culpepper ...
Myles
John Rutter ...
Sheriff
Danone Camden ...
Amy
Jeff Toole ...
Dave
Jere Beery ...
Welfare Agent
Ervin Melton ...
Professor
Wallace Wilkinson ...
Elder
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A group of college students come across a redneck in the wilderness chasing his wife's lover. The students eventually become the objects of the redneck's crazed vengeance.

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When You're Cornered Like An Animal It's Kill Or Be Killed

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The Dailies (rushes) had to be sent to Toronto, Canada to be processed and then returned to Dillard, Georgia the next evening for viewing. rushes were watched in the dining room of the The Dillard House on a projector shipped from Toronto for the length of the shoot. See more »

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Seventies-style eighties trash classic!
2 March 2007 | by (Beverley Hills, England) – See all my reviews

Trapped was actually released in the late eighties, although it's every bit the seventies exploitation classic! While not as great as some of the more popular films of the genre - stuff like The Last House on the Left and House on the Edge of the Park, Trapped is still an enjoyable slice of violent entertainment from the director of the surprisingly good 'House by the Lake' and the Psycho-inspired Funeral Home. The film focuses on the idea of people in the deep south of America taking the law very much into their own hands. The main culprit is Henry Chatwill; a man who is spotted murdering someone by a bunch of college students. He quickly decides to put his cronies to use in tracking down the college students; one of which, a kid called Roger Michaels, just happens to completely against violence in all forms. The first half hour or so is fairly torrid, as it can be difficult to tell exactly what's going on since it's not pieced together very well. However, things really pick up in the final two thirds; and it all builds to a fantastically entertaining ending, which features a couple of rather original death scenes! Naturally, Trapped isn't particularly well acted or directed - although William Fruet's work behind the camera isn't too bad considering the obvious budget limitations. Once you get past the first half hour, there's a lot of fun to be had with Trapped, and it comes recommended to trash fans everywhere!


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