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Killer Workout (1987)

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:

The workout will kill you! 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 »

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Referenced in Jersey Shore Massacre (2014) See more »

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Rock n' Rock
Written by Sunny Hilden & Joe Steinman
Performed by Sunny Hilden
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Working out will never be this fun again
2 March 2001 | by slapmonkeyfilmsSee all my reviews

Killer workout or Aero-bicide is a tale of a serial killer who preys on victims in a gym.It incorporates both inventive murders using an oversized safety pin and good looking sweaty bodies grooving to an intense 80s sound track.This movie is so damm bad it is great from the hardnosed detective who is so suspicious and unsympathetic it is truly shocking to the undercover private-eye who doles out beatings to angry gym members.The director truly new what he was doing with explicit shots of workouts after every death(you would have thought they would have shut the gym down but no).Overall it clearly is a must see movie with awfull acting,cliched characters and graphic workout shots,I applaud the maker of this film and just hope more people get the opportunity to see it.


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