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100 Proof (1997)

Unrated | | Drama | 26 September 1997 (USA)
Filmed in Kentucky and drawing on the true story of a Lexington killing spree by LaFonda Fay Foster and Tina Hickey Powell, 100 Proof is a disturbingly authentic drama that portrays what ... See full synopsis »

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Jeremy Horton

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Jeremy Horton
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pamela Stewart ... Rae
Tara Bellando Tara Bellando ... Carla
J.S. Johnson J.S. Johnson ... Arco
Larry Brown Larry Brown ... Eddie
Minnie Bates Yancy Minnie Bates Yancy ... Sissy
Kevin Hardesty Kevin Hardesty ... Roger
Jim Varney ... Rae's Father
Loren Crawford Loren Crawford ... Trudy
Joe Ventura Joe Ventura ... Ted
Warren Ray Warren Ray ... Tommy
Jeff Lycan Jeff Lycan ... R.T.
Bobby Simmons Bobby Simmons ... Chester
Peter Smith Peter Smith ... Fryman
Buck Finley Buck Finley ... Chester
Joe Gatton Joe Gatton ... Owen
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Filmed in Kentucky and drawing on the true story of a Lexington killing spree by LaFonda Fay Foster and Tina Hickey Powell, 100 Proof is a disturbingly authentic drama that portrays what kind of environment and events might lead up to such horrifying, seemingly random violence. Barely able to support their drug and alcohol habits, two women in a small, impoverished southern town turn to hustling and prostitution to get by. When the more forceful of the pair runs into her alcoholic and sexually abusive father (Jim Varney, in quite a change of pace from his Ernest films), it triggers a brutal series of murders. A startling debut feature from director Jeremy Horton.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1997 (USA) See more »

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$140,000 (estimated)
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worth watching!
9 April 1999 | by throb-5See all my reviews

Don't expect to be titillated by the violence in 100 Proof. There is no visceral thrill when it erupts, it's just mundane, senseless and painful to watch. This film is by no means perfect, but it really deserves an audience.


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