The Killing Kind
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The Killing Kind
This genuinely perverse horror film stars John Savage as a young man forced to participate in the beachfront gang rape of Sue Bernard by his nasty friends. After two years in jail, he returns to the boardinghouse run by his mother (Ann Sothern), who does things like kissing him on the mouth and photographing him in the shower. Before long, he freaks out and strangles a cat while peeping at a new tenant (Cindy Williams), then almost drowns the poor girl in the pool before slashing her panties with a razor and choking her in the bathtub. He forces Bernard's car off a cliff, then makes his… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's one of Harrington's best films."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Despite the anticipation for the film's only director-approved release, 'The Killing Kind' is far from a classic."
‑ Lucius Gore, ESplatter
"Underrated creepy thriller from Harrington."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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