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Summary The story begins with five innocent kids on their way to checkout reports of grave robbing. As Sally, (Marilyn Burns) her invalid brother Franklin, and three friends head out to inspect the gravesite of her family, they are soon side tracked on the ultimate journey of terror. One by one, they wander into the murderous clutches of Leather...

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
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91
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 212 User Ratings
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Summary The story begins with five innocent kids on their way to checkout reports of grave robbing. As Sally, (Marilyn Burns) her invalid brother Franklin, and three friends head out to inspect the gravesite of her family, they are soon side tracked on the ultimate journey of terror. One by one, they wander into the murderous clutches of Leather...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
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94% Positive
16 Reviews
6% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
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94% Positive
16 Reviews
6% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 212 User Ratings
7.8
80% Positive
170 Ratings
17% Mixed
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3% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 212 User Ratings
7.8
80% Positive
170 Ratings
17% Mixed
35 Ratings
3% Negative
7 Ratings

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Production Company Vortex
Release Date Oct 1, 1974
Duration 1 h 23 m
Rating R
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Tagline The idyllic summer's day that became a nightmare of fear and blood... [UK Video]
Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
The Guardian's Best Films
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination