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Sledgehammer (1983)

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A young boy murders his mother and her lover with a hammer. Ten years later, a wave of teenage murders plagues the same area.

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Chuck
Linda McGill ...
Joni
John Eastman ...
John
Janine Scheer ...
Mary (as Jeanine Scheer)
Tim Aguilar ...
Jimmy
Sandy Brooke ...
Carol
Stephen Wright ...
Joey (as Steve Wright)
Michael Shanahan ...
Lover
Mary Mendez ...
Mother
Justin Greer ...
The Boy
Doug Matley ...
The Killer
Ray Lawrence ...
The Driver
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A young boy murders his mother and her lover with a hammer. Ten years later, a wave of teenage murders plagues the same area.

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Flesh tears - Bones shatter - The nightmare has begun

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Thriller | Horror

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$40,000 (estimated)
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Shot in seven days. See more »

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When the Spirit/Murderer walks into the room where Jimmy and Carol are having sex, the Sledgehammer's head can be seen loose from the handle. See more »

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this quite literally has to be one of the worst movies ever made
19 December 2010 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

With any slasher movie, you have to understand that it was never intended as the next "Citizen Kane". But even with that in mind, "Sledgehammer" - whose title basically explains the entire plot, if you can call it a plot - is truly the bottom of the barrel. For starters, it's obviously shot with a video camera, and probably a hand-held one. But even worse, the movie contains long stretches where NOTHING happens. They put up $40,000 for THIS?!

Look, don't make me waste your time trying to explain how awful this movie is. It's not even entertaining. Just avoid this grade-Z atrocity at all costs.


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