A nymphomaniac goes to a sanitarium in hopes of being cured; it turns out the sanitarium is a front for a Satanic cult luring young women into a web of madness, torture, and sex... But mostly just sex.


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Uncredited cast:
David Book ...
Guy at Orgy - No Mustache (uncredited)
Joan Devlon ...
Nurse Cindy (uncredited)
Dianne Galke ...
Maria (uncredited)
Justina Lynne ...
Nurse Lucy Douchenfar (uncredited)
Turk Lyon ...
Dr. George's Assistant / Guy at Orgy - Mustache (uncredited)
Bunny Savage ...
First Nurse (uncredited)
Toni Scott ...
Girl at Orgy - Big Hair (uncredited)
John Seeman ...
Dr. George (uncredited)


A nymphomaniac goes to a sanitarium in hopes of being cured; it turns out the sanitarium is a front for a Satanic cult luring young women into a web of madness, torture, and sex... But mostly just sex.

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19 January 1976 (USA)  »

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Ridiculous and Fun XXX "Gore" Film
6 January 2006 | by (St. John's Abortion Clinic) – See all my reviews

HARDGORE is a fun, smutty, sleazy "romp" that aspires to be unequal parts XXX porn film and gory, campy horror film. The film itself is completely inept in every way, including but not limited to, the acting, editing, sound, "plot", music, etc...but there's enough big hairy 70's bushes and a few gore scenes to keep your interest and actually make this one enjoyable:

Lucy is the newest nympho/masochist patient at a sanitarium that just so happens to double as the lair of a bunch of Satanic cult worshiping doctors. The fun starts pretty early on as Lucy is "treated" by the nurses in various "interesting" fashions, including some good old fashion lesbionic action (where when the girls go at it in the "scissor" position, I thought for sure that the friction from their bushes was gonna cause them to go up in flames!!!) , electric dildo probing (that goes hilariously awry...), and some "probing" by the staff doctors themselves. When Lucy goes to bed, she has "dreams" of Satanic sex orgies involving people in ridiculous costumes while the cult-leader drones on in some unintelligible language. At one point one of the male cult members gets his junk cut off with a a pair of hedge clippers!!! Lucy eventually realizes that this isn't a dream and is determined to escape from the Sanitarium of Satan...

HARDGORE is honestly one of the most ridiculous, retarded, technically flawed films I've ever seen...and that's why it was so great. This film is so poorly made that it looks as though it was done on purpose. There are scenes where you can see the boom mic in the shot, the editing is absolutely infantile, and the whole film feels as though everyone involved was on massive amounts of drugs and decided that filming a porn/horror film would be a fun way to "blow" a weekend - not to mention the completely abrupt ending. Regardless, I had a good time with HARDGORE - not quite gory enough for my taste, and the XXX scenes can get kind of drawn out and boring (unless you have a fetish for chicks with huge puss-fro's, in which case you'll be in heaven...) but I love this sleazy, smutty sh!t, so anyone with similar tastes should definitely check this out. Some truly classic scenes including a bunch of flying rocket dildos that unload like 4 gallons of spunk on our hapless victim...Plus, one of the nurses is named Nurse Doucheinfar...Any film that has a character with "douche" in their name automatically gets extra points in my book. Worth checking out - 9/10 P.S. My copy of HARDGORE also includes a short "roughie" entitled NEVER TALK TO STRANGERS. This is just a simulated rape/torture short film with no dialog that is set to some pretty funky music. This short features a few of the leads from HARDGORE, and doesn't really have much going for it, but I figured it was worth a mention...

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