Mind Ripper

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Mind Ripper
Mind ripper dvd cover.png
Poster art
Directed byJoe Gayton
Produced byJonathan Craven
Wes Craven
Peter Sheperd (co-producer)
Written byJonathan Craven
Phil Mittleman
StarringLance Henriksen
Giovanni Ribisi
Natasha Wagner
Claire Stansfield
John Diehl
Music byJ. Peter Robinson
CinematographyFernando Argüelles
Edited byHarry Hitner
Release date
  • August 1995 (1995-08) (UK)
  • October 8, 1995 (1995-10-08) (U.S.)
Running time
108 minutes
CountryUnited States
BudgetUS$8,000,000 (estimated)

Mind Ripper, also known as The Hills Have Eyes III, The Hills Still Have Eyes, or The Outpost, is a horror film released on HBO in 1995. It stars Lance Henriksen and Giovanni Ribisi.

Although it is marketed in some areas as a sequel to the original The Hills Have Eyes and The Hills Have Eyes Part II, no actors, characters, or scenarios link it to those films. Its only connection is producer Wes Craven, who wrote and directed the other two films. His son, Jonathan Craven, is credited as a writer.


Set in a remote desert location, government scientists perform reanimation experiments in an underground nuclear facility. The goal is to create a superhuman. Their first subject, "Thor", is a specimen from a suicide found in the desert. In the attempts to bring Thor back, an uncontrollable creature is unleashed. The next morning, a scientist named Alex calls Stockton, one of the overseers of the project, at his home and after an argument, Stockton eventually decides to visit the facility by plane. His son Scott, his daughter Wendy, and Wendy's boyfriend Mark join him.



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