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The Headless Eyes (1971)

X | | Horror | 1971 (USA)
Poor artist gets eye gouged out while committing a robbery. When his eye heals, he goes on a killing spree and cuts out women's eyes with a spoon.

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Ramon Gordon ... (as Gordon Ramon)
Kelly Swartz ... (as Kelley Swartz)
Ann Wells ... (as Mary Jane Early)
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Poor artist gets eye gouged out while committing a robbery. When his eye heals, he goes on a killing spree and cuts out women's eyes with a spoon. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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He's out there...out of sight, and out of his mind! See more »

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The film was released in 1971 as a double feature with "The Ghastly Ones" See more »

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Hell Yes
19 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

I randomly came across this movie when I was perusing the horror selection of a local video store. I was expecting a splatteriffic gore-fest based on the box's description, but instead I got a quirky mind-f**k with sadistic pleasures.

This movie is definitely cult and easy to despise; the acting is sub-par and some of the sound editing is questionable, but if you're into cult horror then you probably don't mind such shortcomings.

I could really feel the killer's desperation, remorse, and especially his confusion when he befriends a potential victim. It's worth watching just for the opening sequence, and the ending is nice and ironic (it actually made me laugh).


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