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Old 13th September 2010, 06:31 PM
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Question Your Favourite Sleazy Slices of Exploitation?

I thought this section of the forum was looking a bit lean, so I've created this thread where members' can discuss their favourite Exploitation flicks, and could even double as an exploitation recommendation thread.

Whether it be cannibals, nazis, nuns, or knockers - everyone has their favourites.

Here are some of my Ex-sential picks:

Antropophagus (1980) - Joe D'Amato



An all-time favourite of mine, Antropophagus is D'Amato at his very best. Many critics slate this movie as being 'boring' or 'slow', but I find it to be a great suspenseful shocker, and a nice introduction into the world of exploitation film. Eastman is on excellent form, as the crazed Nikos Karamanlis, and also reprises the role in D'Amato's almost as good follow-up: Absurd.

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Assault! Jack the Ripper (Bôkô Kirisaki Jakku) (1976) - Yasuharu Hasebe



Pinky violence at its best: a bizarre Japanese take on the classic 'Ripper' tale, full of rape and murder. Pretty graphic, but it remains not only one of my favourite pinky films, but exploitation films too.

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Bamboo House of Dolls (Nu ji zhong ying) (1973) - Chih-Hung Kuei



Probably my favourite WIP flick, BHOD is a HK gem, which combines all the essential exploitation elements (along with plenty of plot-holes!). Definitely recommended - if you can find it.

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Black Caesar (1973) - Larry Cohen



Cohen strikes gold with Black Caesar. This oozes attitude and 'blaction' throughout, and is one of the best blaxploitationer's I've seen.

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Bloodsucking Freaks (The Incredible Torture Show) (1976) - Joel M. Reed



Utter mayhem, Bloodsucking Freaks is certainly ne of a kind. Sleazy, violent, arty and just plain weird at times - I find it impossible not to like it!

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The Candy Snatchers (1973) - Guerdon Trueblood



The three stooges, exploitation style? Not quite, but The Candy Snatchers is a self-destructive dark comedy of errors cum violent crime thriller. Another nugget of pure exploitation gold.

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Cannibal Holocaust (1980) - Ruggero Deodato



Probably the most famous exploitationer. Ever. If you haven't seen this (pointless animal cruelty aside), you're really missing out. Not only is this the definitive Cannibal movie, but is also an essential entry into Italian Horror Cinema in general.

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The Cars That Ate Paris (1974) - Peter Weir



Weir's tale of a strange outback town and their secret concerning strange visitors is certainly a favourite - Carsploitation at its finest!

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Don't Deliver Us From Evil (Mais ne nous délivrez pas du mal) (1971) - Joël Séria



A tale of two, young, seemingly innocent convent girls who pledge their allegiance to Satan. Very surreal an beautiful film by Séria, which is tinged with darkness. A film that stays with you, and one which demands re-watches.

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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) - Russ Meyer



One of my favourites from the genius who is Russ Meyer. Great dialogue and great performances make this a hell of a lot of fun.

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Fight for Your Life (1977) - Robert A. Endelson



Very intelligent, FFYL is not just another home invasion cum rape/revenge flick, but a standout title with some terrific performances, making this one of the best that the '70s has to offer.

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I Drink Your Blood (1970) - David E. Durston



A rabid infected Satanist hippy cult on a killing spree! Awesomely brilliant in every way, this movie just needs to be seen by everyone.

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The Last House on Dead End Street (1977) - Roger Watkins



A lot of people hate this, but I'll go as far as saying I love it. Low budget indy shock, this is a film I will never tire of.

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Ms .45 (1981) - Abel Ferrara



One of my favourites by Ferrara, Ms .45 is another entry into the rape/revenge sub-genre. Really well shot and full of grit, this one is a must.

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Night Train Murders (L'ultimo treno della notte) (1975) - Aldo Lado



Released by our very own Shameless, this film represents the very cream of the exploitation crop, in my opinion, and even though it plays upon Wes Craven's infamous The Last House on the Left (itself a take on Ingmar Bergman's The Virgin Spring), it improves on Craven's film immensely, whilst still putting a twist on the the rape/murder - revenge formula. Full of grit and sleaze, and an engaging watch, Night Train Murders is a personal favourite.

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Pink Flamingos (1972) - John Waters



Forget Hairspray, this is what John Waters is all about! Watch Devine, supported by her oddball family strive to hold her title of the 'Filthiest Person Alive'!

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Turkey Shoot (1982) - Brian Trenchard-Smith



Great slice of Ozsploitation with the gorgeous Olivia Hussey. Not as in-your-face as some exploitationer's but still very solid and much fun.

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The Wizard of Gore (1970) - Herschell Gordon Lewis



Can't have an exploitation list without mentioning the great HGL. The Wizard of Gore, whilst not his most well-known or most popular is my personal favourite. Revel in Montag the Magnificent's butchering of both magic and people!
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Old 13th September 2010, 06:38 PM
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I forgot all about this section!

Favourite sleazy exploitation films:

Last House on Dead End Street (Roger Watkins, 1977)
Nazi Love Camp 27 (Mario Caiano, 1977)
The Beast in Heat (Lugi Batzella, 1976) - I wouldn't mind being her caged pet :P
Caligula - The Untold Story (Joe D'Amato, 1981) - Joe's ultimate sleaze fest.
The Other Hell (Bruno Mattei, 1980)
Patrick Still Lives! (Mario Landi, 1980) - Worth seeing for the jaw droping poker murder.
Demoniac (Jess Franco, 1974)
Giallo a Venezia (Mario Landi, 1979) - Can't believe this is still, and probably always will be, unavailable on dvd.
Emanuelle in Prison (Bruno Mattei, 1983)
The New York Ripper (Lucio Fulci, 1982)
Turkey Shoot (Brian Trenchard-Smith, 1982)
Fight for Your Life (Robert A. Endelson, 1977)
Cannibal Holocaust (Ruggero Deodato, 1980)
Love Camp 7 (Lee Frost, 1968) - One of the sleaziest films ever.
Waterpower (Shaun Costello, 1976 or 77) - One for enema lovers.
Women Behind Bars (Jess Franco, 1975)
The Female Vampire (Jess Franco, 1973) - Franco's best film.



I don't really like Love Camp 7 or Waterpower but I thought they deserved a mention.

There are loads more but I'd be here all day.
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Old 13th September 2010, 09:09 PM
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There are loads more but I'd be here all day.

So true,sleazy exploitation is possibly my favourite genre,my numero uno has to be Emanuelle in America,followed by House on the edge of the park and in 3rd place The beast in heat and not forgetting Island of death(sooo looking forward to it on a big screen)!
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Old 14th September 2010, 10:04 AM
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Heres some of my favourites...

Exterminator



The Story of Rikki



Dolomite



The Black Gestapo



Pieces



As loops said there are so many. I always used to worry that one day the expoltation cinema well would run dry, but since joining this site I'm pretty sure there's no end in sight!
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Old 14th September 2010, 02:07 PM
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here's a few of my favourites

Oscentia- Renato Polselli
Sexorcismes- Jess Franco
Libidomania- Bruno Mattei
The Jail - Bruno Mattei
Emanuelle in America- Joe D'amato
Emanuelle, Queen Of Sados-Illias Mylonakos
Terror Express- Ferdinando baldi
Red Light Girls- Rino Di Sivestro
Salon kITTY- Tinto Brass
Top Sensation- Ottavio Alessi
Prostitute Killers- Sam Ho Shu Pui
Horrible High Heels- Chan Wai On,
Rape 13th hour- Yasuharu Hasebe
Blood Sisters- Daisuke Yamanouchi
Girl Hell- Daisuke Yamanouchi
Women's Flesh- TAMAKICHI ANARU
Trilogy of Lust- Julie Lee (german version)
Teenage Prostitution Racket- Carlo Lizzani
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Old 15th September 2010, 09:16 AM
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here's a few of my favourites

Oscentia- Renato Polselli
Sexorcismes- Jess Franco
Libidomania- Bruno Mattei
The Jail - Bruno Mattei
Emanuelle in America- Joe D'amato
Emanuelle, Queen Of Sados-Illias Mylonakos
Terror Express- Ferdinando baldi
Red Light Girls- Rino Di Sivestro
Salon kITTY- Tinto Brass
Top Sensation- Ottavio Alessi
Prostitute Killers- Sam Ho Shu Pui
Horrible High Heels- Chan Wai On,
Rape 13th hour- Yasuharu Hasebe
Blood Sisters- Daisuke Yamanouchi
Girl Hell- Daisuke Yamanouchi
Women's Flesh- TAMAKICHI ANARU
Trilogy of Lust- Julie Lee (german version)
Teenage Prostitution Racket- Carlo Lizzani
Have the TRILOGY OF LUST Series (both Versions) and love them as well.Haven't seen PROSTITUTE KILLERS yet
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Old 15th September 2010, 11:22 PM
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Here are some that have tickled mind and body over the years...

ROSSA VENEZIA
ZOLTAN:HOUND OF DRACULA
MALABIMBA
PENETRATION ANGST
SINFUL DWARF
DEATH GAME
LAST HOUSE ON DEAD END STREET
CENTREFOLD GIRLS
BLOOD HARVEST
SEX WISH
DELIRIUM
VIVA
BLOOD SABBATH
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
POOR PRETTY EDDIE
THE FLESH TRILOGY
THE PIT
LONG JEANNE SILVER
SNUFF
S&M HUNTER
BAT PUSSY
A CLIMAX OF BLUE POWER
PERMISSIVE
BLOOD MASSACRE
THE DEVIL INSIDE HER
FEMMES DeSADE
FORCED ENTRY
UNWILLING LOVERS
RAT PFINK A BOO BOO
THE TAMING OF REBECCA
TAKE AN EASY RIDE
THE ULTIMATE DEGENERATE

The list is smut/porn heavy. What could be more exploitative than films aimed at making the viewer basically pay to have a wank
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Here are some that have tickled mind and body over the years...

ROSSA VENEZIA
ZOLTAN:HOUND OF DRACULA
MALABIMBA
PENETRATION ANGST
SINFUL DWARF
DEATH GAME
LAST HOUSE ON DEAD END STREET
CENTREFOLD GIRLS
BLOOD HARVEST
SEX WISH
DELIRIUM
VIVA
BLOOD SABBATH
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
POOR PRETTY EDDIE
THE FLESH TRILOGY
THE PIT
LONG JEANNE SILVER
SNUFF
S&M HUNTER
BAT PUSSY
A CLIMAX OF BLUE POWER
PERMISSIVE
BLOOD MASSACRE
THE DEVIL INSIDE HER
FEMMES DeSADE
FORCED ENTRY
UNWILLING LOVERS
RAT PFINK A BOO BOO
THE TAMING OF REBECCA
TAKE AN EASY RIDE
THE ULTIMATE DEGENERATE

The list is smut/porn heavy. What could be more exploitative than films aimed at making the viewer basically pay to have a wank
THE SINFUL DWARF was an interesting one. An odd little film, quirky, and defiantly cult.
Sure to P-off a few people out there...
A rare exploitation gem this. Don't have a dvd copy of this, but would like one. Maybe Oprah will buy it for me. And send me to Australia, while she's at it. Good times...lol
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The Sinful Dwarf
Bare Behind Bars
School of the Holy Beast
Cannibal Holocaust
Women's Prison Massacre
Thriller - A Cruel Picture
Scorpion: Beast Stable
Nekromantik
Nekromantik 2
I Spit On Your Grave
Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs
Gutterballs
Hanger
Crippled Masters
The Untold Story
Seeding of a Ghost
Hanzo - Sword of Justice
Hanzo - The Snare
Hanzo - Who's Got The Gold?
Ilsa - She Wolf of the SS
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Heres some of my favourites...

Exterminator



The Story of Rikki



Dolomite



The Black Gestapo



Pieces



As loops said there are so many. I always used to worry that one day the expoltation cinema well would run dry, but since joining this site I'm pretty sure there's no end in sight!
Loved THE STORY OF RIKKI. One wild, crazy film this. If you really like outrageous and OTT movies, then this is for you.
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