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Shallow Grave (1987)

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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 ...
Sue Ellen
Tom Law ...
Deputy Scott
Carol Cadby ...
Patty
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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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Relentlessly downbeat Southern survival slasher ................
5 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In what seems like a totally gratuitous nude shower scene, the film opens as a "Psycho" clone. This prank by four college coeds, sets in motion a relentlessly downbeat tale involving a psycho Southern sheriff. On their way to Florida, a fateful blowout strands the four students in Medley Georgia, where the sheriff, Tony March, has just strangled his mistress. When he discovers that one of the girls has witnessed the killing, March begins a methodical murder spree, eliminating the girls one by one. A frustratingly dimwitted deputy looks the other way, while the sheriff does his deadly deeds. The film is lively, has decent character development, memorable nudity, and a controversial ending. Good of it's type, and recommended. - MERK


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