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      American Gothic

      R 1988 1 hr. 29 min. Horror List
      Reviews 51% 500+ Ratings Audience Score Ma (Yvonne De Carlo), Pa (Rod Steiger) and their backwoods brood show stranded teens some hospitality, then kill them. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member The trailer scared the shite out of me as a wee lad, and although it has a creepiness factor to it, it is meant more as schlock and never takes itself too seriously. Long out of print, the 2017 Shout Factory release was a nice surprise. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 07/28/20 Full Review steve d The killers make it work even if the rest of it is ridiculous. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member They don't make them like this anymore. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/02/23 Full Review Audience Member A group of young people run afoul of some backwoods old timers when they're stranded on their Island. It's a tried and true formula, but this one has some interesting twists along the way. It's not as conventionally scary as most horror flicks, but it's fairly twisted and creepy. It also helps that there's a lot of likable actors. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 08/20/18 Full Review Audience Member Kooky and delightfully off-colour. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/10/23 Full Review william s Slow burn type slasher movies better have a good story behind it and a good payoff.This movie is 0 for 2. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Chuck O'Leary Fantastica Daily Rated: 2/5 Oct 9, 2005 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Aug 3, 2005 Full Review Ken Hanke Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) Even as exploitation schlock this is pretty bad. Rated: 2/5 Jan 21, 2004 Full Review Scott Weinberg eFilmCritic.com Steiger, Pollard AND De Carlo? Yeah, okay, let's rent something else. Rated: 2/5 Jul 26, 2002 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Ma (Yvonne De Carlo), Pa (Rod Steiger) and their backwoods brood show stranded teens some hospitality, then kill them.
      Director
      John Hough
      Screenwriter
      Burt Wetanson
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Horror
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (DVD)
      Oct 26, 2004
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