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Slaughterhouse (1987)

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The owner of a slaughterhouse facing foreclosure instructs his obese and mentally disabled son to go on a killing spree against the people who want to buy his property.

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Rick Roessler

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe B. Barton ... Buddy Bacon (as Joe Barton)
Don Barrett ... Lester Bacon
Sherry Leigh ... Liz Borden (as Sherry Bendorf)
Bill Brinsfield Bill Brinsfield ... Tom Sanford
Jason Collier Jason Collier ... Ronnie
Dave Fogel Dave Fogel ... Disc Jockey
Jeff Grossi Jeff Grossi ... Buzz
Hank Gum Hank Gum ... Herb
Linda Harris Linda Harris ... Barbara
Jane Higginson ... Annie
Joel Hoffman ... Kevin
William Houck ... Sheriff Borden
Courtney Lercara Courtney Lercara ... Michele
Tom Normand Tom Normand ... Ernie
Lee Robinson Lee Robinson ... Harold Murdock
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Storyline

Owner of a closed down slaughterhouse sets his intellectually disabled psychopathic son on the people who want to take his land away and the unlucky teens that decided to party there. Written by Chris Hartley <hartless@stn.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Buddy Has An Axe To Grind. A Big Axe See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bacon Bits See more »

Filming Locations:

Lakeside, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$110,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

American Artists See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The police car used in this film was purchased at a county auction for five hundred dollars. See more »

Quotes

Lester Bacon: Buddy's a good boy, but he has what you might call basic hygiene problems.
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Vinegar Syndrome bluray is the best quality transfer and best extra features says Director Rick Roessler See more »

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Referenced in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: End of Days (2003) See more »

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In the House
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Piggy-style!!
9 September 2004 | by CoventrySee all my reviews

This little piece of junk is so much fun, you can't imagine !! Very violent, grim and demented…but covered with black humor and cheerfully twisted characters. 'Slaughterhouse' is set in a quite little American town (of course) called Lakeside. A large chain of abattoirs makes it impossible for modest slaughterhouses to survive. The old butcher Lester Bacon is declared bankrupt and along with his seriously retarded son Buddy, he plans vengeance to all parties involved. 'Slaughterhouse' is very amusing, just because it's so light-headed! This Buddy-character is really great! A big, brainless fatso who can't talk but grunts all the time due to spending his entire youth between pigs. He carries a giant axe throughout the whole movie and butchers people without thinking! Lovely!! Clearly inspired by the notorious Texas Chainsaw Massacre, this Rick Roessler one-man-showed is one of the better slashers produced in the 80's. Best sequence is probably when Buddy joyrides with the car of the deputy and chases his mistress like the lunatic he is! Love this crap!!


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