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1972 (USA) See more »
A Dracula On Drugs! See more »
A biker comes upon a girl with a flat tire and offers her a ride home. He winds up at a drug party with the girl's sister... See more » | Full synopsis »
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The finest example of the pro-Christian / anti-drug / gore / Turkey-headed-monster sub genre See more (51 total) »


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Directed by
Brad F. Grinter 
Steve Hawkes 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brad F. Grinter 
Steve Hawkes 

Produced by
Brad F. Grinter .... producer
Steve Hawkes .... producer
Original Music by
Gil Ward 
Cinematography by
Ron N. Sill 
Film Editing by
Gil Ward 
Sound Department
Randy Grinter .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Rafael Hernandez .... assistant camera
Ron N. Sill .... camera operator


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86 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Canada:16+ (Quebec) | USA:X (original rating) | USA:R (re-rating) (1975)
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The film's original financier backed out during production and left directors Brad F. Grinter and Steve Hawkes to complete it with their own resources.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: After Herschell gets in a fight with the dope dealer (Guy) he pins him on the ground, lifts away his hands, and as the dope dealer lies there, the director can be heard saying, "Get up slowly."See more »
Drug dealer:Unless you give me the dough, I can not supply you anymore.See more »
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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
The finest example of the pro-Christian / anti-drug / gore / Turkey-headed-monster sub genre, 8 October 2006
Author: TheMarquisDeSuave from Worcester, MA

This has to go down in history as the all time finest example of the pro-Christian / anti-drug / gore / Turkey-headed-monster sub genre. It's a piece of trash that you just can't tear your eyes away from. Steve Hawkes stars as a Vietnam veteran biker named Herschel. He gives a ride home to some bible-thumper chick named Angel and crashes at her pad for a while. She lives with her evil hippie sister Ann, who turns him onto grass. And before you can say "yeah right", he's a raving addict to the stuff. Apparently the stuff they got back in the 70s was way more powerful than the crap around nowadays. Anyhow, to support his addiction he gets a job on a farm as the tester of turkey meat. He eats some contaminated Turkey and becomes a turkey-headed monster who craves the blood of marijuana-addicts. No I swear I didn't get into the cough syrup and watched The 700 Club. This movie actually exists and it's zanier than it sounds. By the end of this long, strange, and low-budget trip, Herschel is saved by the light of Jesus. I forgot to mention that director Brad F. Grinter appears on screen every now and than as a chain-smoking narrator who serves as Herschel's conscience and has coughing fits.

In case you haven't noticed, this is a bad movie. However, just like the films of Ed Wood and Phil Tucker, it has a badness that crosses over into surrealism. Almost as good as "Plan 9 From Outer Space" for unintended hilarity. (6/10)

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