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Exploitation movies question

Aslong as we are talking about revenge movies I got to bring up one of my favorites Rolling Thunder I recommend getting it(anyway or anywhere you can)

The Lone Wolf and Cub movies rule! Great samurai slashing, blood spurting action! Zero Woman is pretty heavy on the sex and violence too.

Casualties of War isnt an exploitation film but it has torture and rape and its VERY hard for me to watch. I almost have to turn it off during certain scenes. But I also think its a masterpiece by DePalma.

Rolling Thunder is one of my favorite revenge films too. Great choice!

Whats some good exploitation movies to buy?

exploitation is divided into many sub sections, blaxploitation, spaghetti westerns, martial arts, zombie movies etc…

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LoL - I’d like to watch this trailer!

Oh, sure, Last House on the Left! I thought you guys were talking about a different movie. I’ve heard of this one; I’ve always wanted to see it.

nice trailer, btw :wink:

I bought it fo $10 at best buy :slight_smile: totally worth it

I like the way it sounds on this version:

BTW, it’s Adolph Caesar who does the voiceover for many of these great trailers. Just found that out recently.

I haven’t seen the film yet, but it certainly looks like a Texas Chainsaw Massacre rip-off from that trailer.

I dont think Ive ever seen a more outwardly unapologetic hillbilly racist than Jessie Lee Kane in Fight For Your Life. It must’ve been really uncomfortable for the black actors in that film to play those roles. I mean I’m white and it makes me squirm!

You might not believe it, but I counted more racial slurs in Fighting Fists of Shanghai Joe than FFYL!

Whats some good exploitation movies to buy?

What kind of stuff are you into?



Political Incorrectness?

All of the above?

Here are Some of my favorites:(so I guess I like violent X-ploitation movies)Thriller,Last house on the left,Rolling thunder,Foxy Brown,and Coffy.

^^^ these are some of Quentin’s favourites also!!!

Laydback you seem to be the most experienced in exploitation movies in this forum! What are you’re 10 favourites?

OK, I wasn’t going to do another big list, but since its early and I’m drinking coffee, I’ll make out a general list of some of my favorite Grindhouse era films (these are all in my own collection):

Spaghetti Westerns:

The Dollars Trilogy

Day Of Anger

Duck You Sucker

My Name is Nobody

Four of The Apocalypse


The Sabata Trilogy


Navajo Joe

The Mercenary

A Pistol For Ringo

The Great Silence


Take A Hard Ride

Five Man Army




Faster Pussycat Kill! Kill!



The Big Doll House

The Big Bird Cage

Caged Heat

The Hot Box

Ilsa She Wolf of The SS


The Swinging Cheerleaders

The Pom Pom Girls

Once Upon A Girl (animated)

Vampyros Lesbos




Foxy Brown

Brotherhood of Death

The Black Gestapo


Detroit 9000

Cleopatra Jones

Black Belt Jones


The Mack

Willie Dynamite


The Human Tornado

Darktown Strutters

Across 110th Street


Three The Hard Way

Trouble Man

JDs Revenge

Sugar Hill

Kung Fu/Karate/Samurai

The Chinese Boxer

Boxer From Shantung

Fists of Fury

The Big Boss

Way Of The Dragon

Shaolin Vs Wu Tang

Born Invincible

Fistful Of Talons

The Stranger and The Gunfighter

Seven Blows of The Dragon

Executioners From Shaolin

Snake In The Monkey’s Shadow

Five Venoms

Crippled Avengers

Master of The Flying Guillotine

One Armed Swordsman

Shaolin Master Killer

Tattoo Connection

Black Belt Jones

The Streetfighter

Sister Streetfighter

Sister Streetfighter: Hanging By A Thread

Lone Wolf and Cub: Babycart To Hades

Legend of The Eight Samurai

Swords of Vengeance


I Spit On Your Grave

Ms 45

Last House on the Left

Rolling Thunder

Italian Gialli and Gore:

Twitch of the Death Nerve

What Have You Done To Solange?

Bird With the Crystal Plumage


Case of The Scorpion’s Tail

A Lizard In A Woman’s Skin

Seven Notes In Black

The Beyond

City of the Living Dead

Zombi 2

New York Ripper

Dont Torture a Duckling

Cannibal Holocaust

Cannibal Ferox

Nightmare City




Mr Scarface

La Mala Ordina

Milano Caliber 9

Live Like A Cop, Die Like A Man

Violent City

Colt 38 Special Squad

Emergency Squad


Biker films:

The Wild Angels

Hells Angels on Wheels

The Losers

Hells Angels 69

CC and Company

Hell’s Belles

Glory Stompers

Savage Seven

The Cycle Savages

Bury Me an Angel

The Pink Angels

The Jesus Trip

Angels Unchained


Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Vanishing Point

Death Race 2000

Mad Max

Gone in 60 Seconds


Gumball Rally

Various other films:

The Dion Brothers, Switchblade Sisters, Mini Skirt Mob, Fight For Your Life, Black Christmas, Blood Island films, The Candy Snatchers, Mighty Peking Man, Race With the Devil, Girl In Gold Boots, The Hills Have Eyes, Friday The 13th 1-3, House on Sorority Row, The Thing With Two Heads, The Incredible Two Headed Transplant, Frogs, Pirahna, Hollywood Boulevard, Trick Baby, Gator Bait, White Lightning, Gator, Macon County Line, Jackson County Jail, The Farmer, Dawn Of The Dead.


If you want to see some great Grindhouse era trailers, make sure to pick up 42nd Street Forever Vol 1 and 2 on DVD. They’re awesome!!!

WOW!!! Man thats too much… Im not willing to get into exploitation movies that much… Thx anways… You knw ur stuff! I knw what is Giallo but what is Polizioteschi?

Polizioteschi are Italian police actioners and crime films.


Thanks for doing all the work, Pete! I guess I could add in some DVD picks. Ones that give you more bang for your buck.

Required “Grindhouse” viewing, IMO. Contains both Director’s Cut and X-rated versions (Although I still don’t know what the differences are) and some of the coolest DVD menus out there.

The ultimate sexploitation set? Haven’t seen the 3rd movie yet (Revenge of the Cheerleaders) but each flick packs an audio commentary. Swinging Cheerleaders is a Jack Hill classic and The Cheerleaders is basically a porno minus hardcore shots.

The “Millenium Edition” is reportedly out of print so you better get-a-lookin’ for this fast! Worth the purchase for the audio commentaries alone.

The only “Exploitive Period Piece” I’ve really enjoyed thus far. Creepy and demented. Extras include. a featurette on old school Mexican Horror and an interview with Guillermo Del Toro.

Really, ANY Jack Hill DVD is worth a purchase just for his commentaries alone. What sets this one apart is the bonus footage of the theatrical re-release with many of the film’s stars in attendance (Including good ol’ Sid Haig)

Light on extras, but if it’s erotica and gore you want, look no further!

There’s often mixed reviews for this flick, but be sure to find the version released by “Cult Epics” which includes drunken director commentary.

Wow I didnt knw that I Spit on Your Grave (Millennium Edition) was rare and cool… just got it cuz I loved the cover lol…

Great picks LB! I really like all of those, especially I Drink Your Blood, I Spit On Your Grave, The Cheerleader films, Spider Baby and Driller Killer.

The I Spit commentaries are awesome. I love listening to Joe Bob Briggs’ commentary especially. He really examines the film in a great way. He sticks up for the well made, female empowerment-morality tale it was made to be seen as.