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Satan's Sadists (1969)

The "Satans" are a very cruel biker gang led by Anchor. The gang goes to a diner in the middle of nowhere in the California desert where they begin to terrorize Lew and his patrons and his ... See full summary »

Director:

Al Adamson

Writers:

Greydon Clark (screenplay) (as Dennis Wayne), Russ Tamblyn (dialogue collaborator)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Russ Tamblyn ... Anchor
Scott Brady ... Charlie Baldwin
John 'Bud' Cardos ... Firewater (as John Cardos)
Robert Dix ... Willie
Gary Kent ... Johnny Martin
Greydon Clark ... Acid
Kent Taylor ... Lew
Regina Carrol ... Gina
Jacqulin Cole ... Tracy (as Jackie Taylor)
William Bonner ... Muscle
Evelyn Frank Evelyn Frank ... Nora Baldwin
Yvonne Stewart Yvonne Stewart ... Carol
Cheryl Anne Cheryl Anne ... Jan
Bambi Allen Bambi Allen ... Lois
Randee Lynne Jensen ... Rita (as Randee Lynn)
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Storyline

The "Satans" are a very cruel biker gang led by Anchor. The gang goes to a diner in the middle of nowhere in the California desert where they begin to terrorize Lew and his patrons and his waitress, Tracy. After a little killing, one of the patrons named Johnny manages to escape from the bikers into the desert. They need to reach a town before the Satans catch up to them and kill them. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Hippie psychos on a mad murder spree! See more »

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Action | Horror | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nightmare Bloodbath See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in a mere 8 days. See more »

Quotes

Gina: All you ever think about is LSD. One of these days you're gonna take a trip and never come back.
Acid: Yeah? You really think so? Groovy!
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Alternate Versions

The film was rejected for UK cinema and finally released on DVD in 2003 with 57 secs of cuts to edit a rape scene. See more »

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An Al Adamson Classic
30 December 2004 | by angelsunchainedSee all my reviews

Al Adamson's film is so low-budget and the actors( with a few minor exceptions) are so obscure, that this grade Z biker-flick is brutally realistic. Made during a time of political as well as social conflict, Adamson strives to show the "hopelessness" of an entire generation "lost" as a result of the war in Viet-Nam. Russ Tamblyn's horrifying role as the demented leader of the gang is gut wrenching. It's one of his most brutal and meatiest roles. Gary Kent shines as the hero of the story. And as usual, veteran character actor Scott Brandy gives a sturdy performance. To the naked eye this may simply seem as a "schlock"- drive-in biker- quickie film. But, a deeper study finds a symbolic film with nerve-shattering reality. It's Al Adamson at his finest.


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