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Microwave Massacre (1983)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 31 August 1983 (USA)
Fed up of his wife's bad cooking, Donald kills her and turns to cannibalism to satisfy his appetite.

Director:

Wayne Berwick

Writers:

Thomas Singer (screenplay), Craig Muckler (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Vernon ... Donald
Loren Schein Loren Schein ... Roosevelt
Al Troupe Al Troupe ... Philip
Marla Simon Marla Simon ... Knothole Girl
Claire Ginsberg Claire Ginsberg ... May
Lou Ann Webber Lou Ann Webber ... Dee Dee Dee
Anna Marlowe ... Chick
Cindy Gant Cindy Gant ... Susie Grubb
Sarah Alt Sarah Alt ... Evelyn
Karen Marshall Karen Marshall ... Neighbor
Phil De Carlo Phil De Carlo ... Sam
Aaron Koslow ... Salesman
Ed Thomas Ed Thomas ... Dr. Von Der Fool
John Harmon ... Dr. Gestalp
Norman Friedman Norman Friedman ... Mr. Goodbite
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Storyline

Construction worker Donald is having a hard time getting anything good to eat since his wife has decided to only cook gourmet foods. That and her constant harping cause him to snap, and he whacks her. Somewhere in the confusion he comes up with a new use for the microwave oven, and begins to eat much better. Soon he's experimenting with different recipes. And different meats. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A creepy comedy about cadavers and cannibalism! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gevmata frikis See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Reel Life Productions (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was released on a full-screen unrated DVD by Anthem Pictures in 2006. The front case art trumpeted the film as "The Worst Horror Movie Of All Time" and "Uncut/Unrated" as selling points. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits, an actress' name is listed as Marla Simon. In the closing credits, the same actress is credited twice, once as Marla Simon, and again as Marla Simon's. See more »

Quotes

Donald: [rejecting a crab sandwich offered by Donald] Sir, no sir! I remember those films in the army. I don't want anything to do with crabs.
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Crazy Credits

A Chez Reel Life Creation (Condemned by Good Housekeeping) Le Chef, Donald: Jackie Vernon L'Aperatif, Knothole girl: Marla Simon In Title Scene: Marla Simon's La Menu (In order of consumption) La Specialite De La Maison, May: Claire Ginsberg L'Hours D'oeuvre, Dee Dee Dee: Lou Ann Webber La Poultry, Chick: Anna Marlowe La Dessert, Susie Grubb, Cindy Gant La Pain, Evelyn: Sarah Alt La Cocktail, Neighbor: Karen Marshall Le Chaser, Sam: Phil DeCarlo Le Wierdo, Salesman: Aaron Koslow Le House Doctor, Dr. Von Der Fool: Ed Thomas Le Shrink, Dr. Gestalp: John Harmon Le Buffet, Mr. Goodbite: Norman Friedman Les Condiments: etc. Les Vibrators: Sticky Digits, Inc. Le Shadow: Only He Knows La Danceur: Allison (Allison?) And Introducing Major Electronic as The Oven. See more »

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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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I've loved this film for years! A true classic!
17 February 2006 | by filmlvr2006See all my reviews

Poor Donald. Hates his wife's cooking...so he cooks her in the biggest microwave on the planet and accidentally eats her. Finding he likes her "good taste" he starts picking up hot chicks and baking and eating them. Jackie Vernon (voice of Frosty the Snowman) is the sexually perverted cannibal. Played strictly for laughs. The humor is hilariously stupid...and obviously done with a constant wink. Plenty of gratuitous nudity and cheesy effects. A 70's disco soundtrack just adds to the good time cheesiness. A few scenes still make me laugh out loud. A couple of beers (or whatever is your preference) can only add to the enjoyment. Just a whole lotta fun!


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