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The Roommates (1973)

R  |   |  Thriller, Crime  |  March 1973 (USA)
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Heather, Beth, Carla, Brea, and Heather's cousin Paula are five lovely young ladies who decide to spend their summer vacation at Lake Arrowhead. While at Lake Arrowhead the women hit the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Pat Woodell ...
Heather
Roberta Collins ...
Beth
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Carla
Laurie Rose ...
Brea
Christina Hart ...
Paula
Connie Strickland ...
Alice
Barbra Fuller ...
Sylvia
David Moses ...
Mike
Ken Scott ...
Marty
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James V. Christy ...
The Professor
Albert Cole ...
Joe
John Durren ...
Socks
John Morgan Evans ...
Warren
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Heather, Beth, Carla, Brea, and Heather's cousin Paula are five lovely young ladies who decide to spend their summer vacation at Lake Arrowhead. While at Lake Arrowhead the women hit the party circuit and get involved with various men in the area. However, things go awry when the gals find themselves the targets of a mysterious murderer. Written by Woodyanders

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Another lost drive-in classic that screams the 70s.
24 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I mostly agree with The Hoyt's review except where he says initially that "this is not a very good movie" and that Arthur Marks had "low standards." Marks was, IMO, an underrated exploitation master and "The Roommates," while perhaps not as good overall as "Bonnie's Kids" or some of his other films, is nonetheless a great, lost drive-in classic that screams the 70's.

The 70s hair. The clothes. The beauty. The music. The drama. The sex. The murder. The comedy.

It's all there, in ample proportions. If only my summer jobs during college were half as exciting (LOL).

Entertaining and worth seeking out at any cost for fans of the genre.


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