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My Friends Need Killing (1976)

R | | Crime, Drama, Horror | 1977 (USA)
A Vietnam veteran goes on a crime spree and starts torturing and killing men he served in the army with.





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A Vietnam veteran goes on a crime spree and starts torturing and killing men he served in the army with.

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Crime | Drama | Horror






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1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Echo of a Massacre  »

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The original title for this film was "Echo of a Massacre". See more »


Gene Kline: But then again, everybody's gotta pay.
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The Mirror of Time
Music & Lyrics by Mark Bucci
Sung by Meredith MacRae
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Unsettling tale well rendered on microbudget
13 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

Serious, unpleasant film deals with a Vietnam War vet who returns home to the U.S., but is unable to face life with his memories of war's atrocities...namely, the ones committed by him and his fellow servicemen. Riddled with guilt and despair, he is overcome by a grim new sense of duty...a duty to enforce 'justice' for the inhumane things he and his comrades did overseas. The story which unfolds is grievous and visceral, as he embarks on a road trip to hell with a few stops along the way...to see his old friends...friends that need killing.

This is a zero-budget affair, and its downcast voltage is enhanced by the lackluster grittiness of low production values.

Recommended, except to very sensitive people. 6.5/10

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