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Sledgehammer (1983)

Not Rated | | Thriller, Horror | Video
A young boy murders his mother and her lover with a hammer. Ten years later, a wave of teenage murders plagues the same area.

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Cast overview:
Ted Prior ...
Chuck
Linda McGill ...
Joni
John Eastman ...
John
Janine Scheer ...
Mary (as Jeanine Scheer)
Tim Aguilar ...
Jimmy
Sandy Brooke ...
Carol
Steven K. Wright ...
Joey (as Steve Wright)
Michael Shanahan ...
Lover
Mary Mendez ...
Mother
Justin Greer ...
The Boy
Doug Matley ...
The Killer
Ray Lawrence ...
The Driver
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A young boy murders his mother and her lover with a hammer. Ten years later, a wave of teenage murders plagues the same area.

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Flesh tears - Bones shatter - The nightmare has begun

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Thriller | Horror

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Not Rated
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$40,000 (estimated)
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The bulk of this film was shot inside writer/director David A. Prior's apartment. See more »

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At 20 minutes in, we can clearly see the actress standing at the left side of the frame, waiting for her cue to walk on camera, and say her lines. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Back to the Farm: The Making of 'Splatter Farm' (2007) See more »

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Sledgehammer will fall.
19 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

"Sledgehammer" is a SOV slasher flick which tells the story about the slowest serial killer in the history of hack'em up genre.The killer uses sledgehammer to murder his victims.He is plagued by traumatic past because he was locked away by his mother during his obviously unhappy childhood."Sledgehammer" oozes machismo.It stars Ted Prior of "Deadly Prey" fame as one of the main characters and is filled with a lot of annoying slow-motion scenes.The pace of "Sledgehammer" is decent and there is some cheap gore.The location sets are laughable:the action takes place inside this barren house.Upretentious in its cheese "Sledgehammer" by David A.Prior is worth checking out for slasher completists.6 sledgehammers out of 10.


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