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Killer Workout (1987)

R | | Horror | 16 April 1987 (USA)
Two years ago, a young woman named Valerie was burned after entering a tanning salon. Now, her twin sister, Rhonda, runs a local gym where, all of a sudden, people are being murdered.

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David A. Prior

Writer:

David A. Prior
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcia Karr ... Rhonda Johnson
David Campbell ... Det. Lt. Morgan (as David James Campbell)
Fritz Matthews Fritz Matthews ... Jimmy Hallik
Ted Prior Ted Prior ... Chuck Dawson
Teresa Van der Woude ... Jaimy (as Teresa Vander Woude)
Richard Bravo Richard Bravo ... Tom
Dianne Copeland Dianne Copeland ... Debbie
Laurel Mock Laurel Mock ... Diane Matthews
Lynn Meighan Lynn Meighan ... Cathy
Teresa Truesdale Teresa Truesdale ... Rachael McClee
Denise Martell Denise Martell ... Marsha
Michael Beck Michael Beck ... Curtis
John Robb John Robb ... Weightlifter #1
Joel Hoffman ... Weightlifter #2
Larry Reynolds ... Officer Peterson
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Storyline

Two years ago, a young woman named Valerie was burned after entering a tanning salon. Now, her twin sister, Rhonda, runs a local gym where, all of a sudden, people are being murdered.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Something very unhealthy is happening at Rhonda's health club. See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aerobi-cide See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shapiro Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The director found it very hard working with the director of photography because "He had no respect at all for me and fought me all the way on every single thing we shot." See more »

Goofs

Boom mic reflected in Jimmy's car as he fights with Chuck. See more »

Quotes

Det. Lt. Morgan: Valerie Johnson was to become the modelling world's newest young star... But suddenly couldn't get a job starring in a freak show!
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Alternate Versions

The UK video version was cut by 18 secs to edit the stabbing of a nude woman in a shower. See more »

Connections

Featured in Escale à Nanarland: Carnage (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Only You Tonight
Music Todd Hayen & David Cohen
Lyrics Janice Cohen
Performed by Donna De Lory
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I could watch this film every day.

Note: also released under the title Killer Workout.

What an absolute masterpiece of So Bad It's Good filmmaking. Nothing makes sense. The acting is atrocious. The breasts are gratuitous. The main cop doesn't say a word for ages, then when he opens his mouth and you hear his ridiculous voice, you realise why. There's a fight scene that's like a cross between the ones in They Live (1988) and Hobgoblins (1988). I mean…

It's a slasher film. It's set in a gym. It was made in 1987. I don't want to spoil it by saying anything else.

Verdict: Track it down, order a pizza, and enjoy.


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