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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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Aaron Butler (as Vincent Mongol), Lance Dickson (additonal story and new dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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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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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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Pray they don't succeed! See more »


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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 Bleeder (1999) See more »

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Wonderful drama everyone must see.
17 May 2001 | by fiuwriterSee all my reviews

This is one of the best chick flicks out there. No other film captures the essence of love, drama, and the feminine mystique as hellhole. The drama unfolds in a insane ward of a prison. The lovely ladies light up the screen in romp after romp. The wonderful Dr. Fletcher gives a command performance of a lifetime. This film has to be seen to be believed. Drop everything you are doing this very minute and rent or purchase this film.


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