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Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)

L'ultimo treno della notte (original title)
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A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.

Director:

Aldo Lado

Writers:

Roberto Infascelli (story), Renato Izzo (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Flavio Bucci ... Blackie
Macha Méril ... The Lady on the Train
Gianfranco De Grassi Gianfranco De Grassi ... Curly
Enrico Maria Salerno ... Dr. Giulio Stradi
Marina Berti ... Laura Stradi
Franco Fabrizi ... The Voyeur on the Train
Irene Miracle ... Margaret Hoffenbach
Laura D'Angelo Laura D'Angelo ... Lisa Stradi
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Storyline

Margaret and Lisa, high school friends, take the night train from Germany to Verona to spend Christmas with Lisa's family. They flirt mildly with male passengers, including two randy delinquents in their 20s, Blackie and Curly. The four of them end up in a first-class cabin with a well-dressed woman of about 30 who has pornographic photographs in her valise. Egged on by the woman, the thugs and a male visitor to the cabin menace and then assault Margaret and Lisa. Meanwhile, we also see Christmas Eve and morning scenes at Lisa's home, where her parents are polite to each other while discussing divorce. On Christmas morning, they go to the station to meet the girls. Will they be on the train? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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For those who survived the "First" ("Last House - Part II" tagline) See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Italian censorship # 66277 delivered on 27-3-1975. See more »

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Quotes

Curly: We're only gonna cut her a little.
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Alternate Versions

Banned by the BBFC for 1976 cinema release under the title 'Late Night Trains'. Released uncut in UK on pre-cert VHS under the title 'Night Train Murders' in November 1981 and banned as a video nasty in July 1983. Also released cut in UK on pre-cert VHS under the title 'Late Night Trains'. This release was missing about 1 minute of violence and nearly 2 minutes of non contentious material. Remained as a video nasty since 1983 and finally granted 18 certificate uncut by BBFC in UK in 2008 for DVD release, released uncut on all US and UK media since 2004 . Uncut and R rated in the US. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

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A Flower's All You Need
Sung by Demis Roussos
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a "Last House" wannabe that falls short
12 December 2002 | by matoolz2See all my reviews

I am in the process of collecting all the "video nasties" and I picked this one up a week or so ago. I watched it today and was disappointed overall. When it was released in the US it was called "Last House on the Left 2" and is in fact the Italian version of "Last House" but is not nearly as visually brutal. It takes place on a train going from Germany to Italy during Christmas and other then that it tries to follow the "Last House" script almost to the letter. When I say that it is not visually as brutal as "Last House" I mean that there is more innuendo then actual gore. In fact there is virtually no gore in this film and unlike "Last House" there is no nudity. The two thugs are no where near as sadistic as David Hess and his gang were in "Last House" and even display remorse when they kill the first girl. It is definitely worth a watch but don`t expect much if you`re looking for something brutal and gory.


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Country:

Italy | West Germany | Austria

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 August 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Xmas Massacre See more »

Filming Locations:

Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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