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The Nail Gun Massacre (1985)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | Video January 1987
After a young girl is gang raped by a crew of construction workers, someone starts killing off members of the group with a nail gun.

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Terry Lofton (story & screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rocky Patterson Rocky Patterson ... Doc
Ron Queen Ron Queen ... Sheriff
Beau Leland Beau Leland ... Bubba
Michelle Meyer Michelle Meyer ... Linda (as Michele Meyer)
Sebrina Lawless Sebrina Lawless ... Mother
Monica Lawless Monica Lawless ... Baby
Jerry L. Nelson Jerry L. Nelson ... Victim #1
Mike Coady Mike Coady ... Mark
Staci Gordon Staci Gordon ... Mark's Girlfriend
Randy Hayes Randy Hayes ... Brad
Thom Meyers ... Hitchhiker (as Tom Meyers)
John Price John Price ... John
Charles Ladeate Charles Ladeate ... Tom
Joann Hazelbarth Joann Hazelbarth ... Maxine
Frances Heard ... Storekeeper
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Storyline

Following the brutal rape of a young woman by a gang of construction workers, a mysterious figure wearing a motorcycle helmet and driving a gold hearse begins hunting the perpetrators down. The masked avenger's weapon of choice, obviously, is a nail gun, with which he (or could it be she?) takes out the rapists one by one. Just who is this murderous vigilante? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Taglines:

Forget about that guy with the chainsaw. And start worrying about the deranged Nail Gun Killer! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Texas Nailgun Massacre See more »

Filming Locations:

Combine, Texas, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Futuristic Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Features in the RedLetterMedia video 'Best of the Worst: Plinketto #5' (22 Jan. 18). See more »

Goofs

In the infamous store scene, the cashier woman looks straight at the camera. See more »

Quotes

[Tom is buying groceries in an old store]
Storekeeper: [to Tom] Do you remember when you could sit outside and not worry about the mosquitoes and the killers?
[surprised, Tom smiles]
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If you've never heard of it, you're not missing much
15 December 2018 | by tdrishSee all my reviews

The movie wastes no time. Within the first three minutes, the rape scene is already over, and the killer is already loading up his nail gun, getting ready to...nail....the constructions workers who victimized a female. With that said, the next 85 minutes of your life will be spent watching this vigilante nail his targets through the head, hand, heart, and even, yes, down there. There's a poor investigation, there's poor acting, poor effects for graphic violence used, and poor taste in jokes. The killer at least talks in this one, keeping it somewhat entertaining. ( The killer nails a man in the genitals while he's urinating, and says "I bet I can fix that leak for you.") If the bad jokes, bad executions, and cheesy acting doesn't hold your attention, maybe the breasts will. There's almost as many bare breasts as there are nails! If none of that interests you, then pass this up, The Nail Gun Massacre is what it is, and its not what its not. That is, it IS a slasher movie. It's NOT a good one.


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