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Shallow Grave (1987)

 |  Drama, Horror  |  24 July 1987 (Japan)
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Passing through a small Georgia town on their way to Florida, four young college girls witness the local sheriff murder a woman. They try to escape before he murders them, too.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony March ...
Sheriff Dean
Lisa Stahl ...
Tom Law ...
Deputy Scott
Carol Cadby ...
Patty
Donna Baltron ...
Rose
Just Kelly ...
Cindy
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Chad (as Vince Turner)
Gregg Todd Davis ...
Owen
Merry Rozelle ...
Angie
Roy Smart ...
Eliah
Shannon Ratigan ...
Gas Attendant
Kimberly Johnston ...
Shower Girl
Charmaine Stratos ...
Nun
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L.Q.
Heidi Brown ...
Bar Maid
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Passing through a small Georgia town on their way to Florida, four young college girls witness the local sheriff murder a woman. They try to escape before he murders them, too.

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Decent slasher thriller about murderous sheriff.
14 April 2008 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Four teenage girlfriends drive to Fort Laurdale for spring break.Unfortunately they get a flat tire in Medley,Georgia and one of the girls witnesses a brutal murder deep in the woods.The local sheriff is behind the crime and the nightmare begins..."Shallow Grave" is a pleasant low-budget surprise.The cast is likable enough,the direction is steady and the violence is particularly nasty and misogynistic.Especially the second murder is pretty grim.The murderous sheriff isn't one-dimensional character-in a couple of scenes it seems that he feels remorse for what he's done.The subplot involving the two boys they meet in the diner goes nowhere,but the stalking scenes in the woods are tense and exciting.7 out of 10.


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