Blood Diner

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Blood Diner
Blood Diner Movie.jpg
"First They Greet You... Then They Eat You"
Directed by Jackie Kong
Produced by Lawrence Kasanoff
Jackie Kong
Jimmy Maslon
Ellen Steloff
Written by Michael Sonye
Starring Rick Burks
Carl Crew
Roger Dauer
LaNette LaFrance
Lisa Guggenheim
Music by Don Preston
Cinematography Jurg Walther
Edited by Thomas Meshelski & Marc Grimpe
Distributed by Lightning Pictures
Release dates
July 10, 1987
Running time
88 Min.
Country USA
Language English
Budget Unknown

Blood Diner is a 1987 black comedy horror film, a loose sequel to the 1963 film Blood Feast. The movie was written by Michael Sonye and directed by Jackie Kong.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

Two brothers, Michael Tutman (Rick Burks) and George Tutman (Carl Crew) are brainwashed by their serial killer uncle Anwar Namtut (Drew Godderis) into completing his task of resurrecting the Ancient Lumerian goddess Sheetar (Tanya Papanicolas). Their mission is given to them once they resurrect him from his grave. Anwar Namtut is from then on a brain in a mason jar that commands the brothers. In order to complete their mission, the brothers must collect different body parts from many immoral women, stitch them together, and then call forth the goddess at a "blood buffet" with a virgin to sacrifice ready for her to eat. The brothers choose women for their "blood buffet" from those that enter into their wildly popular vegetarian restaurant. Meanwhile, two mismatched detectives (LaNette LaFrance and Roger Dauer) work together to try to track them down before more carnage can ensue.

Cast[edit]

  • Rick Burks as Michael Tutman
  • Carl Crew as George Tutman
  • LaNette LaFrance as Sheba Jackson
  • Roger Dauer as Mark Shepard
  • Lisa Guggenheim as Connie Stanton
  • Max Morris as Chief Miller
  • Roxanne Cybelle as Little Michael
  • Sir Rodenheaver as Little George
  • Drew Godderis as Anwar Namtut
  • Tanya Papanicolas as Sheetar/Bitsy
  • Michael Barton as Vitamin
  • John Barton Shields as Little Jimmy Hitler
  • Effie Bilbrey as Peggy
  • Karen Hazelwood as Babs
  • Bob Loya as Stan Saldin
  • Alisa Alvarez-Wood as Aerobic Girl
  • Al Davis as Blonde Dancer

Release[edit]

The film was given a limited release theatrically in the United States by Lightning Pictures Inc. in July 1987. It was released on VHS the same year by Vestron Video.[3]

While the film has been released on DVD in Germany, the only release in the US is on a Horror 6-pack released by Lions Gate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mutant Reviewers from Hell do "Blood Diner"
  2. ^ Blood Diner
  3. ^ "Company Credits for Blood Diner". imdb.com. Retrieved 2011-04-17. 

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