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The Thirsty Dead (1974)

Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

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Terry Becker

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Terry Becker (story), Charles Dennis (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jennifer Billingsley ... Laura
John Considine ... Baru
Judith McConnell ... Claire
Tani Guthrie ... Ranu
Fredricka Meyers ... Ann (as Fredricka Myers)
Chiqui da Rosa Chiqui da Rosa ... Bonnie
Elena Sampson Elena Sampson ... Hala
Mary Walters Mary Walters ... Eva
Rod Navarro Rod Navarro ... Francisco
Vic Diaz ... Police lieutenant
Rick Rhorke Rick Rhorke ... Sailor
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Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

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The crones are coming! See more »


Certificate:

PG
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Country:

USA | Philippines

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood Hunt See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

Company Credits

Production Co:

de & be Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Baru: Friends? It was understood that you were unknown to each other.
Laura: You make friends quickly when you share a cell!
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Alternate Versions

The VHS video release under the title Blood Hunt is missing 25 seconds during the 1st escape scene in the hut. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) See more »

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Sitting on the fence with this one
9 October 2013 | by artpfSee all my reviews

Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

Apparently, back in the 70's the dark streets of Manilla were littered with hot blonde white chicks. They get captured by crimson hooded guys and offer no resistance whatsoever.

The movie is fairly typical of these Philippine 70's films. Dark, little real action and the same music over and over, all filmed on grainy high speed over saturated 35 mm.

There was a documentary made about these movies recently and apparently, there was little safety on the sets and sometimes stunt men died! I guess Marcos made it very advantageous to make movies here back then because so many cheapo horror/girls in prison films were made there.

This movie follows the same format and if you are a fan of the genre because the films are so bad, you'll probably like it. It's a fun midnight movie to laff at.


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