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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Silk
... Susan
... Dr. Dane
... Ron
... Vera
... Sidnee Hammond
... Dr. Fletcher
... Brad (as Robert Darcy)
... Monroe
... Curry - Girl in dining room
... Dr. Blume
... Susan's mother
Lamya Derval ... Jacuzzi girl
Natalie Main ... Mud Girl
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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26 April 1985 (USA)  »

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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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80's sex and drugs in the asylum
7 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

There is a lot of nudity in this film. There is a mud bath and a girl on girl fight in the asylum showers. As far as the horror goes, the lobotomized victims do act like zombies. The leather and studs killer, named "Silk" leaves something to be desired. After a slow start the film picks up the pace only to have a drawn out ending where far too many characters need to be killed off. Some familiar B-movie stars on this not very common tape. I did not care for the ugly 80's make-up that the main character always wears, even too bed. Still, there is no real reason to pick at the plot details in this kind of film. At least it does not try to be too socially conscious.


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