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The Acid Eaters (1968)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | February 1968 (USA)
A group of office workers go every Friday afternoon to the White Pyramid, a 50-foot tower of LSD.


Byron Mabe (as B. Ron Elliott)


Carl Monson (as Carlos Monsoya)


Cast overview:
Ernie F. Orsatti ... Ollie (as Eric Wahl)
Judy Wood Judy Wood ... Genna
Buck Kartalian ... Artie / The Devil (as Buck Bucky)
Pat Barrington ... Chickie (as Camille Grant)
Sharon Carr Sharon Carr ... Girl
Lila Cranston Lamont Lila Cranston Lamont ... Fran (as LiLa Lamont)
Bob Wren Bob Wren ... Smiley
Nick Raymond Nick Raymond
John McCloud John McCloud ... Big Jack
Dianne Curtis Dianne Curtis ... Marsha (as Dianna Curtis)
Ruth Beech Ruth Beech
Sam Greenwood Sam Greenwood ... Miner
Ram Horn Ram Horn ... Indian Chief
Chico Vespa Chico Vespa ... John
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A group of office workers go every Friday afternoon to the White Pyramid, a 50-foot tower of LSD.

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Comedy | Drama


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[singsong, waving to his girlfriend as she sinks in quicksand]
Artie: Goodbye, girl, I guess I'll paint you dead.
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Naked Women, LSD and a Pot Smoking Satan
3 August 2015 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

The Acid Eaters (1968)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

After a montage showing the routine of a 9 to 5 worker, we see a group of office people going out for a good time, which includes some drugs and sex. After one woman is killed after pulling out a knife, the group ends up partying with Satan where there's more sex, nudity and drugs to come.

If you're looking for the high art of Kurosawa, Bunuel and Bergman then it might be best that you stay away from THE ACID EATERS. This film clocks in at just 62 minutes, which is probably the highlight of the film because even at just over a hour the thing drags in spots. Obviously if you're walking into a film like this it's best that you don't expect too much and as long as you don't take this too serious you'll be happy that there are a few campy moments that makes it worth sitting through.

The real highlight of the picture is the fight that happens towards the start. One woman pulls out a knife and attacks another before falling into some quicksand. I won't ruin what the woman does as she's going down but it's quite hilarious as is the special effect of her sinking. Another highlight is the Satan figure smoking weed. Technically speaking there's nothing great about this scene but it did make me laugh. And yes, there's plenty of nudity including a striptease by Pat Barrington who some might remember from ORGY OF THE DEAD among other sexploitation pictures.

THE ACID EATERS is an awful movie but there are enough campy moments to make it worth sitting through. Of course, if you're actually on acid it would probably be even better.

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February 1968 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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