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Hellhole (1985)

An unlucky woman's mother is murdered by a scarf-wielding killer named Silk, leaving the woman injured, traumatised and suffering from amnesia. She's committed to a mental institution, ... See full summary »

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Pierre De Moro

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Sharkey ... Silk
Judy Landers ... Susan
Marjoe Gortner ... Dr. Dane
Richard Cox ... Ron
Edy Williams ... Vera
Terry Moore ... Sidnee Hammond
Mary Woronov ... Dr. Fletcher
Robert Z'Dar ... Brad (as Robert Darcy)
Martin Beck ... Monroe
Marneen Fields ... Curry - Girl in dining room
Cliff Emmich ... Dr. Blume
Lynn Borden ... Susan's mother
Lamya Derval Lamya Derval ... Jacuzzi girl
Natalie Main Natalie Main ... Mud Girl
Marie Lamarre Marie Lamarre ... No. 1 Girl in Bedroom
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Storyline

An unlucky woman's mother is murdered by a scarf-wielding killer named Silk, leaving the woman injured, traumatised and suffering from amnesia. She's committed to a mental institution, where Silk follows her, looking for the papers he was trying to get from her mother. And Silk's only the beginning of her problems, since the asylum is run by a mad doctor, performing experiments in chemical lobotomies! Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hell Hole See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The part of Dr. Fletcher was originally to be played by Britt Ekland, but was ultimately given to Mary Woronov. See more »

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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) See more »

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Rare 80's Exploitation Gem: (contains small spoiler)
24 April 2006 | by megatone230See all my reviews

I remember first seeing this exploitation gem on HBO in the mid 80's, while spending the night at a friends house during 8th grade. It reminded me of a cheaper, dirtier Reform School Girls.

Mary Woronov as the deliciously evil, Dr. Fletcher has some great moments. I especially love when she blows the state inspectors a kiss goodbye while they are leaving the hospital... (after nearly discovering her clandestine, underground chamber of horrors, known simply and ominously as Hell Hole.

Lots of the actors look like rejects from a lame porno movie, and deliver their lines accordingly. One will find themselves alternately rolling their eyes and laughing their butts off while watching this.

The movie also has one of those great, cheesy synthesizer soundtracks to add to the fun. If you enjoy watching a movie just to see how bad it is, filled with senseless violence, drugs and lesbian sex, then watch Hellhole.


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