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X-Ray (1981)

Hospital Massacre (original title)
R | | Horror, Thriller | April 1982 (USA)
While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Susan Jeremy
... Harry (as Chip Lucia)
... Jack
John Warner Williams ... Dr. Saxon
... Dr. Beam
Gloria Jean Morrison ... Nurse Dora (as Gloria Morrison)
Karen Smith ... Nurse Kitty (as Karyn Smith)
... Ned
Jimmy Stathis ... Tom
Lanny Duncan ... Hal
Marian Beeler ... Mrs. Edelman (as Miriam Beeler)
Elly Wold ... Mrs. Fedrow (as Ely Wold)
Jonathon Moore ... Mrs. Parry
Gay Austin ... Dr. Jacobs
... The Janitor
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Divorcee Susan Jeremy goes to a local Los Angeles county hospital for a routine exam and finds herself stranded there while a maniac, dressed in a doctor's surgical mask and clothing, goes around killing all the staff are associated with her. Could it possibly be the psycho Harold, who killed a friend of Susan's on Valentine's Day 19 years earlier? Written by Matt Patay

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The movie that will scare the life out of you. See more »

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Be My Valentine, or Else...  »

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Boaz Davidson was a last minute replacement for the original director who got fired after he failed to provide some money that he promised to put into the production of the film. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Box: A Christmas Story (2010) See more »

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Not too bad
4 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Of all the B horror films out there, this one was actually watchable.

Barbi Benton goes to the local hospital to recieve her check up results to turn in to her new insurance provider. Little does she know a pyshcotic killer has switched her test results to keep her pinned inside the hospital.

There, the doctors themselves seem evil and the whole hospital itself is pretty creepy. Slicing and dicing soon occurs and Barbi must fight to stay alive.

The death scenes are pretty cool. Though I thought the scene where he smothers a nurse with a sheet was kind of bizzare, the way he came out holding it running down the hallway.


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