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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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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Joe B. Barton came to his audition for the role of Buddy dressed in dungarees. See more »

Quotes

Lester Bacon: Buddy's a good boy, but he has what you might call basic hygiene problems.
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Alternate Versions

The 1989 UK Braveworld video had 2 mins 47 secs of BBFC cuts with heavy edits to shots of bloody bodies, a woman being attacked, a throat slashing, heads being crushed and a man's body in a meat grinder. See more »

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

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Two Hearts
Written, Performed, and Produced by Vantage Point
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Average slasher fare
7 May 2006 | by TikkinSee all my reviews

Whilst not being the best slasher film around, Slaughterhouse is worth a watch as it has its fair share of splatter and a good atmosphere. There are some good deaths and cheesy moments, such as when the cop bleeds to death from having his hand chopped off. There's also a great scene where a man gets pulped in some sort of meat grinder. The slaughterhouse itself is a great setting for a slasher film, you can almost smell the atmosphere of death surrounding it. People say the ending was rather abrupt, although I think it was cool because it doesn't provide you with the typical Hollywood "happy ending" everyone expects.

Overall, this is an average slasher. It has its good moments but it also has its boring moments. It's worth adding to your collection if you're a fan of the genre.


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