The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.
Taking place in 1983, Red is a lumberjack who lives in a secluded cabin in the woods. His artist girlfriend Mandy spends her days reading fantasy paperbacks. Then one day, she catches the eye of a crazed cult leader, who conjures a group of motorcycle-riding demons to kidnap her. Red, armed with a crossbow and custom Axe, stops at nothing to get her back, leaving a bloody, brutal pile of bodies in his wake.Written by
Mandy says in one scene that she and Red live near 'Crystal Lake'. This lake is where Jason Voorhees killed his victims in the horror saga 'Friday the 13th', especially Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981). See more »
Calling an overly sensitive person a Snowflake was unheard of in 1983. It was coined in 1996 from the novel Fight Club and made popular during the 2016 election. See more »
[to his own reflection as he looks into a mirror]
SHUT UP! Shut up, shut up, shut up, shut up! Don't you fucking look at me!
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A dedication to the late Jóhann Jóhannsson is followed by a shot of Mandy's sketches from earlier in the film. See more »
Written by Quirino Mendoza (uncredited)
[Incorrectly credited as Traditional]
Alternative Lyrics by Moises Baqueiro
Produced by Aaron R. Kaplan See more »
"I See The Reaper, Fast Approaching!"...
First off, any movie that opens with a song by King Crimson should get our attention. MANDY is a hallucinatory, revenge / horror film set in the early 1980's. Red Miller (Nicolas Cage) is on a mission of bloody vengeance after a cult full of psychopaths does the unspeakable to the title character (Andrea Riseborough).
Oh, but it's so much more!
Whether you're a rabid Nicolas Cage fan, or you can't stand him, especially, if you can't stand him, you must see him here! Part Charles Bronson, Part Bruce Lee, Part Bruce Campbell, and all Cage! This is the role he was born to play! He forges his own weapon! He takes on demon bikers! He lights a cigarette with a burning, severed head!
Director Panos Cosmatos pulls out every stop, even outdoing his BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW! This movie is LSD itself! In case you were wondering, yes, there is a chainsaw! Two, in fact! Dueling chainsaws! My sweet Lord! The finale will alter your reality and change your religion! All this, and cameos from Bill Duke and Richard Brake too! Watch this ASAP!...
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