Time For Another Bloody, Campy, Sexy Halloween Treat!
How can you NOT love a movie that has this tag line:
“They Charge An Arm And A Leg!”
And a “subtle” poster like this!
Time To Celebrate The Bloody Fun Of “Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers!”
Yes, the title should tell you how “tongue in bloody cheek” this film is, but that’s what makes it a classic! First, check out this vintage movie trailer – oh, be warned that it is full of sex, nudity and blood – everything that makes Halloween great!
Here is the film’s plot, courtesy of the great website “DVD Drive-in”:
“On the hunt for runaway Oxnard teenager Samantha, Los Angeles private detective Jack Chandler stumbles across an LAPD investigation into a series of chainsaw serial killings when thinks homicide detective Harrison’s “Cuisinart Queen” suspect – caught “making Chicken McNuggets with a chainsaw” – might be the missing girl!”
“Chicken McNuggets With A Chainsaw”!
First of all, bravo to the modern scream queen Linnea Quigley, who gives a terrific performance in the film! The late 80’s were a delirious time for low-budget filmmaking…from “Re-Animator” to “Chainsaw Hookers”, movies were trying to keep the spirit of the drive-in alive – just bloodier, sexier and with a knowing wink to the audience!
Director Fred Olen Ray had already directed a few movies prior to “HOLLYWOOD CHAINSAW HOOKERS” – but according to DVD Drive-In, “Hookers” was filmed in five days!
Greg Kenner’s “MovieTime” Moment!
DVD Drive-In also reports there is a great “extra” on the blu-ray release: a vintage “MovieTime Hollywood Premiere” (3:53) in which later Oscar-nominated actor Greg Kinnear pays his dues condescendingly covering the film’s premiere interviewing Quigley, Wildsmith, Camp Video’s Jim Goff, Sybil Danning (who is “always interested in a seeing a good documentary”), and cabaret act “Les Stevens and the Lovely Carol”.
As one of the folks who worked at MovieTime in the day, this is a great piece of nostalgia!
Read the entire review on DVD Drive-in’s website here:
And don’t forget to gas up for some fun this Halloween!
Are you also looking for more great Halloween options?
Why not start with America’s reigning “Scream Queen?”
Jamie Lee Curtis starred in some of the best “Halloween slashers” of all time – including of course “Halloween!”
Click here for all of her greatest hits:
And if you just want to be scared – you know, like this kind of scared:
Then you need to check out my most shocking Halloween movies of all time…
If you just want to remember some of the campiest horror films – then you need to check out this classic by the legendary Vincent Price:
Here is a look at the classic “Dr. Phibes” movies from the early 70’s, and the raucous world of the “Midnight movie” – click here to read all about it:
And let me know what your favorite Halloween film is!
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