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The Centerfold Girls (1974)

R | | Horror, Thriller | 1975 (Italy)
A depraved religious fanatic sets out to punish all the "immoral" women who have posed for the center-fold of a men's magazine.


John Peyser


Bob Peete (screenplay), Arthur Marks (story)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Jaime Lyn Bauer ... Jackie (segment "The First Story")
Aldo Ray ... Ed Walker (segment "The First Story")
Dennis Olivieri Dennis Olivieri ... Tim (segment "The First Story")
Janet Wood ... Linda (segment "The First Story")
Teda Bracci Teda Bracci ... Rita (segment "The First Story")
Tallie Cochrane ... Donna (segment "The First Story")
Paula Shaw ... Mrs. Walker (segment "The First Story")
John Hart ... Sheriff (segment "The First Story")
Jaki Dunn Jaki Dunn ... Nurse (segment "The First Story")
Charlie Charlie ... Miss January (segment "The First Story")
Ray Danton ... Perry (segment "The Second Story")
Francine York ... Melissa (segment "The Second Story")
Jeremy Slate ... The Detective (segment "The Second Story")
Mike Mazurki ... The Caretaker (segment "The Second Story")
Jennifer Ashley Jennifer Ashley ... Charly (segment "The Second Story")


A depraved religious fanatic sets out to punish all the "immoral" women who have posed for the center-fold of a men's magazine.

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The most beautiful girls in the world! He was their JUDGE... JURY... and EXECUTIONER! See more »


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Vera (segment "The Third Story"): [to Clement] You rotten pervert! Sick son of a bitch! You've hounded me, you've scared the shit out of me, and you've tried to kill me! You freak! Well, now, I'm gonna kill you! I'm gonna kill you! I'M GONNA KILL YOU!
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The Centerfold Girls
27 September 2020 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

This is the Grindhouse feature that Quentin Tarantino tried to make but failed.

Director John Peyser had a solid filmography for episodic television going back to the 1950s.

Here he turns is hand on a low budget sleazy horror thriller with equal aplomb. He just knew to give the audience lots of bare breasted women.

Andrew Prine is tall creepy Clement Dunne a religious fanatic who is turned on by the naked women who pose for men's magazine but also repulsed by these brazen hussies. Dunne wants to help these centrefolds out which means slashing their throats.

The film has three chapters each featuring a centerfold of the month. The women disrobe easily. The men are all scumbags willing to rape at the drop of a hat.

It has all the ingredients of 1970s Grindhouse but Peyser brings an artistic quality based on his production experience. The acting is better and there is a great scene at the end as Dunne gets his comeuppance.

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