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Blades (1989)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 23 May 1990 (USA)
People are showing up sliced and diced at Tall Grass Country Club. Norman, the owner of the club, wants to avoid undue publicity on the eve of the televised pro-am tournament, and ... See full summary »

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John P. Finnegan (story) (as John P. Finegan), William R. Pace (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert North Robert North ... Roy Kent
Jeremy Whelan Jeremy Whelan ... Deke Slade
Victoria Scott Victoria Scott ... Kelly Lange
Holly Stevenson Holly Stevenson ... Bea Osgood
William Towner William Towner ... Norman Osgood
Peter Wray Peter Wray ... Lyle
Charlie Quinn Charlie Quinn ... Charlie Kimmel
Bruce Katlin Bruce Katlin ... Morgue Attendant
Lee Devin Lee Devin ... Squire Evans
Bill Kimble Bill Kimble ... Sonny Fagan
Donald Jackson Donald Jackson ... Detective
Hank Berkheimer Hank Berkheimer ... Malcolm Simpkins
Anne Haddad Anne Haddad ... Mrs. Simpkins
Andy Fertal Andy Fertal ... Bert
Larry Stromberg Larry Stromberg ... Don
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Storyline

People are showing up sliced and diced at Tall Grass Country Club. Norman, the owner of the club, wants to avoid undue publicity on the eve of the televised pro-am tournament, and encourages new pro Roy to get to the bottom of the killings quietly. Roy has a history of alcohol problems since he choked while playing a big tournament years before, and Kelly, who feels she should have been hired as the new pro, isn't making the situation easier for him, insisting they cancel the tournament until the killer can be stopped. After a seedy character named Deke Slater is arrested, the owner relaxes, but Roy and Kelly begin to feel that Deke's rantings about a runaway lawnmower aren't so far-fetched after all, and after Deke is released the three of them prepare for a battle to the death out on the uncharted fairways. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Golf - A Game of Hooks, Slices and ... Slaughter See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

Troma

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A golfklub rejtélye See more »

Filming Locations:

Wildwood, New Jersey, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The shot where the camera quickly zooms in on the couple was actually done in reverse. A camera was attached to a truck and driven in reverse, starting from the couple until they can't be seen anymore. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the closing credits there is a scene in which a hedge trimmer starts up on its own. And then the words: HEDGES Just when you thought it was safe to trim. See more »

Alternate Versions

The German video version (rated 'Not under 16') released in 1989 by UFA Video omits 7 seconds of violence. See more »

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References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Holy Jesus, here it comes...
17 June 2000 | by Midian-2See all my reviews

The summary makes sense to those of you who have seen the movie, I'm sure.

To start with, understand that this is a bad movie. On the other hand, however, it is sort of an interesting concept and is quite humorous at points. I'd say that the idea is poorly carried out, but there's not really a good way to carry out a killer lawnmower movie. It is rather entertaining, but don't rent this if you're looking for a masterpiece.

Could make for a good evening if you enjoy laughing at bad horror movies, as you probably do if you're even looking at this.


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