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Home Sweet Home (1981)

| Horror | 1981 (USA)
An escaped mental patient steals a station wagon and makes his way to the Bradleys' Thanksgiving celebration, where he plans to make them a little less thankful...

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Nettie Peña

Writer:

Thomas Bush (original story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jake Steinfeld ... Jay Jones
Vinessa Shaw ... Angel Bradley
Peter De Paula Peter De Paula ... Mistake Bradley
Don Edmonds ... Harold Bradley
Charles Hoyes ... Wayne
David Mielke David Mielke ... Scott
Leia Naron Leia Naron ... Gail
Lisa Rodríguez Lisa Rodríguez ... Maria
Colette Trygg Colette Trygg ... Jennifer
Sallee Young Sallee Young ... Linda
J. Kelly J. Kelly ... Cop #1
R. Fouts R. Fouts ... Cop #2
Victor Paddock Victor Paddock ... First Victim
Rochelle Constanten Rochelle Constanten ... Old Woman
Anne Cribbs Anne Cribbs ... Witness
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An escaped mental patient steals a station wagon and makes his way to the Bradleys' Thanksgiving celebration, where he plans to make them a little less thankful...

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Be it ever so humble, there's no place to HIDE See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Slasher in the House See more »

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Film debut of Vinessa Shaw. See more »

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

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26 November 2009 | by TeacupHorrorSee all my reviews

Home Sweet Home has its moments, but ultimately suffers from an awful story. It has some nice death scenes, but little else. Only watch if your in the mood not for a good movie but some fun scenes of death and blood. It's pretty awesome, but fails in the end. Watch only if in the mood. Most of the soundtrack s lifted from Mad Max. The plot is about a killer who escapes from the asylum and kills a bunch of people. Not much else. Very good if in the mood. A lot of good effects. Very bad acting. The killer is very buff. He is very creepy. Has a maniacal laugh. Shoots PCP in his tongue. Very bad movie, but good deaths. Fun for horror fans. I watched it on thanksgiving, where it takes place, and had a blast. No DVD available, but VHS is good.


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