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An Eye for an Eye (1973)

A children's television show host stalks and murders abusive parents.


Larry G. Brown (as Larry Brown)


Larry G. Brown (story) (as Larry Brown), Walter Dallenbach (screenplay) (as Walter G. Dallenbach)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Basham Tom Basham ... Mr Rabbey
Gene Carlson Gene Carlson ... Burt Mitchell
Gretchen Kanne Gretchen Kanne ... Carolyn
David Carlile David Carlile ... Perry Forbes
Barbara Grover Barbara Grover ... Judy Cirlin
Lance Larsen Lance Larsen ... Harold Cirlin
Jeff Rice Jeff Rice ... Richard
Peter Renaday Peter Renaday ... Lt. Hayes (as Pete Renoudet)
Jackson Bostwick ... Sgt. Graham
John Ashton ... Sgt. Matthews (as John D. Ashton)
Mary Rings Mary Rings ... Mother in Park
Margaret Avery ... Nurse
Sam Javis Sam Javis ... Coroner
Brenda Venus Brenda Venus ... Joanie
Carolan Daniels ... Mrs. D'Sicca (as Carol Ann Daniels)


The host of a children's TV show is really a psychopathic killer, and when he hears stories from the kids who watch his show about the abuse they get from their parents, he starts visiting the parents and murdering them. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

28 September 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Psychopath See more »

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Remade as Maniac 2: Mr. Robbie (1986) See more »

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Krusty the Clown Out for Revenge
23 May 2000 | by Brother GeorgeSee all my reviews

Pretty amazing movie directed by a guy who primarily directed gay porn (and produced by Jackson Bostwick...TV's Shazam (?!?))

It was released in the South under the title "An Eye for An Eye" with the gimmick that you voted whether the little girl at the end was guilty or innocent (by dropping a ballot in a box on the way out of the theater, so obviously it was a pretty lame gimmick).

My father called it "utter trash" (I begged him to take me to see it) and I credit it for nurturing (creating?) my love of exploitation movies. Someone should do a nice DVD release on this film.

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