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A Night to Dismember (1983)

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A woman from a "cursed" family is released from a mental facility, and soon dismembered corpses start turning up.

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Samantha Fox ...
Vicki Kent
Diane Cummins ...
Mary
Saul Meth ...
Adam
Miriam Meth ...
Blanche
William Szarka ...
Billy (as Bill Szarka)
Chris Smith ...
Sam (credit only)
Dee Cummins ...
Vicki (credit only)
Larry Hunter ...
Larry (as Norman Main)
Mary Lomay ...
Ann
Rita Rogers ...
Aunt Bea
Nina Stengel ...
Nina
Frankie Sabat ...
Frankie
Alexandria ...
Nancy
William Longo Jr. ...
Timmy
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Marty (as Robert De Rosa)
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A woman from a "cursed" family is released from a mental facility, and soon dismembered corpses start turning up.

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According to an unverified claim by director Doris Wishman, much of the negative for the movie was destroyed by a disgruntled lab employee. Wishman then spent the next few years re-writing and re-editing the film, mixing new and existing footage and adding a voice-over narration to the soundtrack. See more »

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Actress Alexandria is credited in the film's on-screen credits as playing "Nancy". In reality, she plays "Bonnie Kent". Actor Larry Hunter is credited as playing "Larry" but his actual role is "Uncle Sebastian". See more »

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Spoofs A Night to Remember (1942) See more »

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What the hell just happened?
1 February 2012 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

B-movies don't tend to live by many rules, but here's something that usually seems to be true: the worse the movie, the better the back story. Movies can't be as bad as "A Night To Dismember" all on their own, surely there must be something I don't know. Thankfully, director Doris Wishman (often referred to as the female Ed Wood, how's that for an endorsement?) helps out on this matter. According to her a disgruntled lab employee destroyed almost half the footage of this movie, which I guess explains it...to a degree. I get now why the movie's such a jumbled mess and why the worst narrator in movie history constantly has to fill in blanks, but that's just the tip of the iceberg really. What's with the game show music during tension scenes? Why did they only bother to dub in about a third of the dialogue, making the actors look like total morons for most of the time? What's with all the unwatchable scrambled footage, was this accidentally sent to a meth lab? I'm sure that the original material, if it ever existed, could have made this movie into well, an actual movie, but I think it would have still been an absolutely terrible actual movie. Let's all just be grateful this was Wishman's only attempt at a slasher and stick to laughing at her nudie flicks.


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