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Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1983)

R | | Horror | 14 March 1986 (USA)
After several years in an insane asylum, Evelyn, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, is released and resumes doing business. She kills her young charge out of anger, but convinces the ... See full summary »

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Jim McCullough Sr. (as Jim McCullough)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bill Thurman ... Reverend Bill McWilley
Anna Chappell Anna Chappell ... Evelyn
Will Mitchell Will Mitchell ... Al (as Will Mitchel)
Virginia Loridans Virginia Loridans ... Tanya
Major Brock Major Brock ... Crewshaw
James Bradford James Bradford ... Sheriff
Amy Hill Amy Hill ... Prissy
Marian Jones Marian Jones ... Mary
Gregg Brazzel ... Vernon
Jill King Jill King ... Lorie
Rhonda Atwood Rhonda Atwood ... Bar owner
Foster Litton Foster Litton ... Sheriff Dispatcher (voice)
Linda Blankenship Linda Blankenship ... Al's Secretary (voice)
Angela Christine Angela Christine ... Singing Voice (voice)
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After several years in an insane asylum, Evelyn, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, is released and resumes doing business. She kills her young charge out of anger, but convinces the police it was an accident - and pushed into insanity, she then proceeds to target her guests, first by releasing vermin into their rooms, but then by using her trusty sickle... Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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Please do not disturb Evelyn. She already is.

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Horror

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Horrors at Mountaintop Motel See more »

Filming Locations:

Oil City, Louisiana, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

New World Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastman Color)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film was released to theaters three times under different titles. Before being picked up by New World and given a wide release as 'Mountaintop Motel Massacre' on March 14, 1986, it had limited releases as 'Mountaintop Motel' on July 15, 1983 and 'Horrors at Mountaintop Motel' on Dec. 14, 1984. See more »

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As Lori gets off the bed with the rabbit, a crew members shadow is seen on the wall. See more »

Quotes

Evelyn: And tell your little wife I'll have a surprise for her.
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CLASSIC SUMS IT ALL UP!!!!
29 September 2003 | by heathera85See all my reviews

Only a horrifying film should be refered to as a "horror" film, and this movie certainly goes above and beyond what i expected. It contains everything that a horror movie should have; a creepy atmosphere (you have that feeling where you know there's just something not right about it from the get go), eerie music (this is what ties it all together so perfectly and keeps you looking over your shoulder. You can still hear the sound effects and demonic voices when you go to bed), the characters (you have to have good actors that are convincing in a serious film. With the presence of the two main characters in the intro, you know what you're instore for. You have the psychotic mother who was previously released from a mental ward, and a little girl who decievingly appears to be "normal", but is either possessed by evil spirits or just plain morbid), and last but not least an original story. Even to give a summary of the plot would not do the movie justice. But one thing is evident, this film is too abstruse for your general viewer of todays standards.....you know who you are. This wonderful creation just goes to prove you don't have to be a hollywood writer to be remarkable.....actually you should stray as far from hollywood as possible.


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