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Steel and Lace (1991)

A rape victim returns from the dead to seek vengeance on her rapists in this gory horror film.

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Ernest Farino (as Ernest D. Farino)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clare Wren ... Gaily Morton
Bruce Davison ... Albert Morton
Stacy Haiduk ... Alison
David Naughton ... Dunn
Michael Cerveris ... Daniel Emerson
Scott Burkholder ... Tobby
Paul Lieber ... Oscar
Brian Backer ... Norman
John J. York ... Craig
Nick Tate ... Duncan
David L. Lander ... Schumann
John DeMita ... Agent Spoon
Brenda Swanson Brenda Swanson ... Miss Fairweather
J. Cynthia Brooks ... Girl in T-Bird (as Cindy Brooks)
Hank Garrett ... Capt. Grover
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Storyline

Daniel Emerson is acquited of the rape of classical pianist Gaily Morton, and part of the blame for the acquittal lies with the testimony of Daniel's friends Norman, Oscar, Toby, and Craig, who all helped Daniel rape Gaily. Still devastated by the rape and unable to deal with the acquittal, Gaily commits suicide by jumping off of the top of the court building as soon as the trial ends, much to the horror of her brother Albert, who is a scientist. Five years later, Daniel has made Norman, Oscar, Toby, and Craig partners in his business, which forces homeowners and their homes out of the way to make way for bigger developments. By this time, after five years of working with Gaily's body, Albert has turned Gaily into a cyborg that is programmed to get bloody revenge on Daniel, Norman, Oscar, Toby, and Craig. Written by Todd Baldridge

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Steel and lace... a deadly combination. See more »

Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A bosszúálló gép See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Daniel Emerson: I don't have to take this shit from a ghost.
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Referenced in The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Castle Freak (2019) See more »

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Cool Guy Music
Composed by John Massari
Performed by John Massari
Published by Intimita Music & Pterra's Ditties
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Bizarre mix of horror, sci-fi, rape revenge, and detective story.
16 September 2005 | by BrunoLawrenceSee all my reviews

A bizarre mix of I spit on Your Grave, crossed with 80s splatter horror films, Terminator-esquire cyborg flicks and journalistic detective stories.

The horror element is made up of the gory deaths the rapists suffer. The deaths are some sick stuff - yet MGM showed it with a 16 rating! There is no way this was made in 1991. I guess this sat on the shelf for at least 5 years. This is pure early to mid 80s. All grey-flecked suits, rolled up sleeves, wide shoulder pads, permed mullets, grey marble, clashing pastels, and bright neon tube lighting. This was made in the 80s and sat on the shelf gathering dust, and no surprise.

There's the occasional laughable B movie dialogue which lifts the film, but the overall grimness of the film makes it hard to watch and stomach.


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