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Manson Family Movies (1984)

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In response to the legend that the "Manson Family" may have filmed themselves in some of theirs exploits, this film is a re-creation as to what a film of their may have been like. The film,... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rick the Precious Dove ...
Charlie
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Tex
Katie Lazarus ...
Sadie Mae Glutz / Voyteck
Knarly Dana ...
Krista Meth ...
Mr. Jacquetta ...
Patricia
Judy ...
Linda / Abigail / Leno (as Luscious)
Ms. Mule ...
Mother Mary
Danny ...
Mother Mary
Lori ...
Mother Mary
Porn Michael ...
Bobby
Miss Sheila Star ...
Leslie / Sharon (as Miss Star)
A.J. ...
Leslie
A.J. ...
Leslie
Miss Head ...
Leslie
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In response to the legend that the "Manson Family" may have filmed themselves in some of theirs exploits, this film is a re-creation as to what a film of their may have been like. The film, shot in a piecemeal fashion, is an intentionally amateurish faux "home movie" of the events leading up to, and including, the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders Written by Baroque

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During one scene, a poster for Walter Hill's film The Warriors can be seen in the background. That film was not released until 1979, ten years after the events in the film. See more »


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I Am a Mechanical Man
Written and performed by Charles Manson
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Creepy and effective

In Ed Sanders' book, "The Family", he claimed that the Manson Family had stolen some of NBC's film equipment and filmed themselves. John Aes-Nihil shot a film of what this may have been. Not for everyone's taste, but this silent film using Manson, The Manson Family and Beyond Joy and Evil as the soundtrack, is a very effective film. At times it can be campy and at others it is just plain scary. Featuring a cast of men as women/women as men, we see the adventures of the Manson family as they hang out, kill and crucify Charlie. Definitely will interest fans of John Waters or low budget horror.


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