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The Greasy Strangler (2016)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror | 7 October 2016 (USA)
Ronnie runs a Disco walking tour with his son, Brayden. When a sexy woman takes the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her love. It also signals the arrival of an oily strangler who stalks the streets at night.

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Jim Hosking

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael St. Michaels ... Big Ronnie
Sky Elobar ... Big Brayden
Elizabeth De Razzo ... Janet
Gil Gex Gil Gex ... Big Paul
Abdoulaye NGom ... Senegalese Tourist
Holland MacFallister ... Scandinavian Tourist
Sam Dissanayake ... Indian Tourist
Joe David Walters ... Oinker
John Yuan ... Vendor
Matt Yuan ... Vendor
Mel Kohl Mel Kohl ... Vendor
Sal Koussa ... Ricky Prickles
Jesse Keen ... Big Thaddeus
Carl Solomon ... Danny The Crooner
Dana Haas ... Big Heinie
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The Los Angeles-set tale follows Ronnie, a man who runs a Disco Walking tour along with his browbeaten son, Brayden. When a sexy, alluring woman comes to take the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her attentions. It also signals the appearance of an oily, slimy inhuman maniac who stalks the streets at night and strangles the innocent, soon dubbed 'The Greasy Strangler.' Written by Anonymous

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son | night | nudity | eyes | sausage | See All (58) »

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Comedy | Horror

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Oślizgły dusiciel See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Opening Weekend USA:

$22,500, 9 October 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$43,580, 2 December 2016
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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The grease that they used was tapioca pudding See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Big Brayden: Time to get up, dad.
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Referenced in The Greasy Strangler: Greasy Down Under Cuisine (2017) See more »

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Lubricate The World
Music written by Andrew Hung
Performed by Andrew Hung
Licensed courtesy of Andrew Hung
Used by permission. All rights reserved
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Completely Bizarre And Disgusting
16 October 2016 | by HorrorOverEverythingSee all my reviews

This is one of those movies that if I sat down and explained the whole thing from start to finish you would either say "Eww that sounds terrible" or "I need to see that now because I can't believe a movie like that exists." Everything about "Greasy Strangler" is just so strange and stupid, but at the same time it's hard to look away and throughout the movie I was pretty interested in seeing what would happen next. It's kind of like if Troma and the guys behind "Napoleon Dynamite" teamed up and made a movie.

There is tons of graphic nudity, over the top violence, and buckets upon buckets of grease. By the time the credits rolled I felt like I needed to take a shower, the movie has such a dirty/uncomfortable tone to it, but honestly that didn't prevent me from being entertained and intrigued by it. It's a film that needs to be seen to be believed. The gore/crudeness isn't exactly on the same level as a troma film or some hardcore underground horror films, but I still found myself slightly shocked at some of the stuff that they brought to the table.

Greasy Strangler is so odd and out there that it's almost like an anti movie. It doesn't follow any guidelines or strive to be like any other movie, it just simply does whatever it wants which makes it really hard to know what to expect next. The dialogue, crude humor, and strange characters will likely turn a lot of people away, but those willing to look past the gross exterior of the movie may find themselves laughing a lot.

I liked "The Greasy Strangler", it is completely stupid but it is also original and oddly interesting. Definitely not for everybody, but for those who know what to expect and aren't turned off by the idea of over the top disgusting humor this could be a movie experience that you won't forget.


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