The Grissom Gang (1971)

The Grissom Gang




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The Grissom Gang is a remake of the notorious 1949 British melodrama No Orchids for Miss Blandish. Kim Darby plays a 1920s-era debutante who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Her captors are the Grissoms, a family comprised of sadists and morons, and headed by Ma Barker clone Irene Dailey. One of the Grissoms, played by Scott Wilson, takes a liking to his prisoner, which results in a bloody breakdown of the family unit. Both The Grissom Gang and the original No Orchids for Miss Blandish were … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Leon Griffiths
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 2, 2004



as Barbara Blandish

as Slim Grissom

as Eddie Hagen

as Dave Fenner

as Ma Grissom

as Anna Borg

as John P. Blandish

as Woppy

as Johnny Hutchins

as Chief McLaine

as Bailey

as Jerry McGowan

as Station Boy

as Old Man
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Full Review… | October 23, 2004
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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It works best as a complex macabre black comedy on family relations.

Full Review… | April 30, 2007
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