An unknown killer, clad in World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35 year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
While trying to understand a frightening reoccurring nightmare, a pledge is coaxed into breaking into her father's department store by her sorority sisters, where a deranged killer targets the girls and their boyfriends.
Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by Forest Ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area.... See full summary »
Twins Todd and Terry seem like sweet boys that is, until one of them takes an axe to face of a fellow patron at the local drive-in. Todd is blamed for the bloody crime and institutionalized, whilst twin brother Terry goes free. Ten years later and, as the family gathers around the table for a Thanksgiving meal, the news comes in that Todd has escaped. But has the real killer in fact been in their midst all along? One thing's for sure, there will be blood and rage!Written by
The film debut of actor Ted Raimi who cameos early on as the kid selling condoms at the drive-in theatre. Raimi was 19 at the time. See more »
When twins interact on the end of the movie, it's clear that they are using doubles, since they are played by the came actor. You can see that by hair change. See more »
[Repeated Line, As 'Terry']
That's not cranberry sauce...
See more »
Nightmare at Shadow Woods (which was also the cable television title for this film) was heavily edited, abbreviating much of the gore, but it contained a swimming pool scene not found in the 1987 VHS Blood Rage version by Prism Entertainment. The latter contains all of the gore and includes an early scene, missing from the Nightmare at Shadow Woods version, where Maddy visits Todd at the mental hospital. See more »
I had completely forgotten this movie until I saw it at the local video store. I first saw this at the movie theater around Halloween 1987, and it was shown as "Nightmare At Shadow Woods." I had no idea it was aka "Blood Rage" and released in 1983. I did think the movie looked a little dated even for such as small gap between 1983 and 1987. I guess the film company wanted to bring it back under a new name to cash in better than its original release. Great gore scenes inserted between some pretty horrifying acting. A weak plot can destroy a movie, but for horror flicks it doesn't matter now does it? Recommended for those who favor more gore over suspense.
5 of 11 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this