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      The Mutilator

      R 1984 1 hr. 26 min. Horror List
      Reviews 25% 500+ Ratings Audience Score Years after the accidental death of his wife, a deranged man (Jack Chatham) starts to slice and dice his son's (Matt Mitler) friends at a beachfront condominium. Read More Read Less

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      M M I really liked the part where he kills the college kids with oddball tools. I also watched the new Star Wars show Ahsoka, but that show sucks big time in comparison to THE MUTILATOR!!!!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 08/23/23 Full Review Chad G When it comes to horror films that haven't aged well, The Mutilator usually comes to mind. It is a prime example of pure 80s horror cheese. While the film takes a bold risk in revealing the killer at the start, it unfortunately fails to build any real suspense or intrigue after that. From the outset, the film feels like a sitcom with its opening credits and theme song, which was not needed. While it follows the basic horror premise of teens getting knocked off one by one, other films have done it better. However, "The Mutilator" does manage to deliver some brutal kills using various fishing and ocean equipment, though the special effects have not aged well. Overall this film falls in the middle of the road for horror films, with few qualities that make it stand out from the crowd. While the gore is plentiful, the dated effects and predictable storyline make it a disappointing watch. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 04/15/23 Full Review Steve D Nothing memorable or new here. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 03/07/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie is AMAZING. The most fun slasher I have seen to date, although this probably won't age well. Boobs, sex, brutal gore, haunting atmosphere, a great plot, great emotion, characters you really like, even the dialogue is well written. What prevents this from being a major series is the worst acting I have ever seen. The lines are delivered poorly and awkwardly. The movie rarely gets it right, you more laugh or get scared at what was said, not how. The pacing is good, the writing was good, the actors cast were not. It feels like they were reciting the lines, not that they are these characters. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Sean S This baby is from 1984. I don't think it ever made it to the main stream movie circuit. I have never heard of it from back then. Everyone is wearing very bad "preppy" fashions of tied sweaters over the shoulders, etc., along with so/so acting. It hard to have any positive feelings for the semi-annoying characters as they get bumped off one by on. Basically, this is a lower grade, semi-cheesy 1980's slasher movie. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Samantha H I think I have found my new favourite horror genre. Badly acted 80s B-movie slashers. This was so bad, it was brilliant! Plus the song Fall Break is catchy Rated 4 out of 5 stars 10/31/22 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Richard Propes TheIndependentCritic.com You watch slasher flicks for the quality slashing. Rated: 3.5/4.0 Sep 17, 2020 Full Review David Nusair Reel Film Reviews A fairly interminable slasher... Rated: 1/4 Jan 11, 2020 Full Review Christopher Machell CineVue There is no reasonable measure by which The Mutilator could be classed as a good film. Rated: 2/5 Jan 17, 2017 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Years after the accidental death of his wife, a deranged man (Jack Chatham) starts to slice and dice his son's (Matt Mitler) friends at a beachfront condominium.
      Director
      Buddy Cooper
      Screenwriter
      Buddy Cooper
      Production Co
      OK Productions
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Horror
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 15, 2017
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