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I Drink Your Blood (1970)

R | | Horror | December 1970 (USA)
A group of hippies wreak havoc on a small town and a young boy, whose grandfather and sister were attacked by them, decides to get even, with deadly results.

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David E. Durston (as David Durston)

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David E. Durston (as David Durston)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury ... Horace Bones (as Bhaskar)
Jadin Wong Jadin Wong ... Sue-Lin (as Jadine Wong)
Rhonda Fultz Rhonda Fultz ... Molly (as Ronda Fultz)
George Patterson George Patterson ... Rollo
Riley Mills ... Pete Banner
John Damon John Damon ... Roger Davis
Elizabeth Marner-Brooks Elizabeth Marner-Brooks ... Mildred Nash
Richard Bowler Richard Bowler ... Doc Banner
Tyde Kierney Tyde Kierney ... Andy
Arlene Farber Arlene Farber ... Sylvia (as Iris Brooks)
Alex Mann Alex Mann ... Shelley
Bruno Damon Bruno Damon ... Rabid Guy
Mike Gentry Mike Gentry ... Rabid Guy
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Storyline

A band of satanist hippies roll into a town and begin terrorizing the local folk. They rape a local girl and her grandpa goes after them. He fails and is given LSD. This bothers his grandson and he gets back at the hippies by feeding them meat pies infected with blood from a rabid dog. They turn into crazed lunatics and begin killing and/or infecting everything in their path. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Phobia See more »

Filming Locations:

Sharon Springs, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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This was the first film ever to be rated X by the MPAA based on violence alone. See more »

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When Rollo is about to stab Roger while he is on the table, right before Rollo raises the dagger, you can see a crew member in the far back left of the house See more »

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[first lines]
Horace Bones: [addressing hippies] Let it be known to all the spirits that I am a Capricorn, living in The Tenth House... the house of our lord Satan. Let it be known to all the spirits that I, Horace Bones, was born into Hell, and reborn to this Earth. Let all the spirits here know that I am the first-born son of Satan! He commands my thoughts! I speak his words! Sons and daughters of Satan, put aside your worldly things and come to me.
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Alternate Versions

The film was originally 83 minutes long. When submitted to the MPAA it received an X-rating. Mishkin went ahead and released it uncut with a phony "R" rating attached to it. When the MPAA caught wind of this, Mishkin withdrew all prints and had them individually edited. He left in more gore depending on which territory was receiving that particular print. For example, the south and the inner cities received an uncut version while other, more conservative markets received variously watered down prints. The uncut, 83 minute print has been completely restored and is the version currently shown on video release. See more »

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Hippie Dippy Rabies Man
1 March 2006 | by bergma15@msu.eduSee all my reviews

I saw this film a while ago when I was on a big Z-grade zombie movie kick. I was not disappointed by this little number. Naturally, there were some problems with the film. The biggest one I can think of is the soundtrack. It sounds like some kids decided to have fun with a synthesizer and the film makers wanted to put it in for kicks. The acting wasn't too good either, but it's obviously on a low budget, so I can forgive that.

The plot is that a group of Satan worshiping hippies come to a small town to wreak havoc on the local population. The hippie bunch end up molesting a local girl and then shacking up in an abandoned hotel. They run afoul of a local brat after feeding his grandfather acid (oh, it was his sister that they molested earlier by the by). So little lord Fauntleroy decides to get even with that counterculture bunch by feeding them rabies laced meat pies (trust me, I'm not making this up). The traveling satanists become blood thirsty cannibals and terrorize the town.

Overall, the film is pretty much a blood and sex packed piece of celluloid, but it's not without its charm. If you're into graphic, low budget violence and shock, this is a film for you. "Citizen Kane" it obviously isn't, but it still manages to retain its overall fun and shock value.

Happy viewings B movie fans.


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