Rituals (1977)





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When five MD colleagues go camping up in the northern woods they encounter a crazed killer, turning their vacation into a nightmare. This one definitely borrowed heavily from the successful film Deliverance.
Action & Adventure , Horror , Mystery & Suspense
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Robin Gammell
as Martin
Ken James
as Able
Jack Creley
as Jesse
Michael Zenon
as Matthew
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There are way too many great things to say about this movie that I can't even fathom exactly where to begin and keep this review succinct! I was absolutely overtaken by this movie; put in a trance in which only this movie existed for about 90 min. And i believe that if you are able to give yourself to this movie, to buy into it and truly empathize with its characters . . . then this movie will kick the crap out of you! UNFORGIVING, brutal, suspenseful, depressing, and masterful! The ONLY reason I could think to give this movie 4 1/2 stars instead of 5 is because I don't think that it is a movie that I will end up watching over-an-over again throughout my life; but it will certainly be watched again and recommended again and again and again!

Michael Joseph
Michael Joseph

When the internet recently started going nuts about this Hicksploitation film I was very surprised to find that I owned a public domain version on one of those giant Mill Creek sets, so I was able to give it a peep, even if it might be missing a minute or so of the full running time. The story of five doctors who take a camping trip each year, but this year they find themselves pursued by an unseen madman who leaves clues at the scene of each attack, slowly filling in why he's so hellbent on killing them. Decent little watch, I would be curious to see how much I like it if I get to check out a better print. Rental?

Bill Bryant
Bill Bryant

After watching Rituals, Deliverance seems so boring.If I had to choose between Rituals & Deliverance, Id go for Rituals everytime

Brody Manson
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