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Psycho from Texas (1975)

Wheeler (original title)
R | | Horror | 1975 (USA)
A drifter/hitman is hired by a local business man to kidnap the local oil baron. The hitman had been reared in squalor, suffering the abuses of his whoring mama. When the baron escapes his ... See full summary »

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Jim Feazell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John King III John King III ... Wheeler
Herschel Mays Herschel Mays ... William Phillips
Christian Feazell Christian Feazell ... Young Wheeler
Candy Dee Candy Dee ... Connie Phillips
Janel King Janel King ... Ellen Peterson
Joanne Bruno ... Bertha
Reed Johnson Reed Johnson ... Steve Foster
Jack Collins Jack Collins ... Sheriff Tom Peterson
Marland Proctor ... Deputy Carl
Tommy Lamey ... Slick (as Thomas Knight Lamey)
Paul Givens Paul Givens ... Bo
Harold Grimmett Harold Grimmett ... Band President
Linnea Quigley ... Barmaid
Henry Evans Henry Evans ... Pool Player
Cathy Poole Cathy Poole ... Cafe Waitress
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A drifter/hitman is hired by a local business man to kidnap the local oil baron. The hitman had been reared in squalor, suffering the abuses of his whoring mama. When the baron escapes his assistant must chase him while the hitman takes care of a few loose ends. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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He Hunts Women His KNIFE Tells Him To! See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Psycho from Texas See more »

Filming Locations:

El Dorado, Arkansas, USA See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Film debut of Linnea Quigley. See more »

Quotes

Phillips: [first lines]
Phillips: Bo, I'll pick you up about same time tomorrow, little before daybreak.
Bo: Yes, sir, I'll be ready.
Phillips: All right, maybe we'll catch some fish this time and we'll have better luck.
Bo: Yes sir.
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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #2 (2013) See more »

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Pretty Good Son!
12 March 2001 | by jason_91See all my reviews

Less of a video, more of an experience! Follow the adventures of Wheeler (John King III) and Slick (Tommey Lamey) as they plot to obtain filthy lucre from local oil baron Mr Phillips (Herschel Mays). Watching this film may make you laugh or cry, but most probably it will make you do both! Check out the over the top dialogue e.g. Slick telling Phillips "Nowwwwwww I got Your Asss" after the chase through the woods, the flashbacks to Wheelers childhood (complete with shoddy editing and booming noise!), and the legendary beer pouring over barmaid at the end. A must for all bad movie fans.


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