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The American Scream (1988)

| Comedy, Horror
Family vacationing in the mountains is terrorized by local wackos.

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Mitchell Linden
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Pons Maar ... Ben Benziger
Jennifer Darling ... Barbara Benziger
Matt Borlenghi ... Brent Benziger
Riley Weston ... Bridgett Benziger (as Kimberlee Kramer)
Kevin Kaye Kevin Kaye ... Larry
Jeanne Sapienza Jeanne Sapienza ... Roxanne
James Cooper James Cooper ... Sam
George 'Buck' Flower ... Ed Simpson (as Buck Flower)
Bob Buchholz ... Will (as Bob Bucholz)
Constance Pfeifer Constance Pfeifer ... Millie (as Constance Pfeiffer)
Blackie Dammett ... Pastor
Warren Cann Warren Cann ... Jake
Bill Johnson ... Roy
Jack Jozefson Jack Jozefson ... Burt Gleason
Ron Lavery Ron Lavery ... Thin Man
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A family wins a free vacation to a mountain resort, where the town is strange and its residents downright odd. The kids soon find themselves in deep trouble, and have to do a bit of literal growing up in order to survive. Written by Terry Greyzck <tgreyzck@ix.netcom.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Pierpoint, Callifornia, USA See more »

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confusing
11 June 2001 | by dementedforeverSee all my reviews

i had a hard time following this movie. i rented it b/c i really like pons maar. parts of it were really funny, the baby exploding, for instance, and the cannibal couple eating the baby, but mostly it was just muddled and weird.


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