Silent Rage seems as if it were made with a demographics sampler entitled '10 Sleazy Ways to Cash in on the Exploitation Market'. The result is a combination horror-kung fu-oater-woman in peril-mad scientist film with more unintentional laughs than possible in the space of 100 minutes.
Silent Rage seems as if it were made with a demographics sampler entitled ’10 Sleazy Ways to Cash in on the Exploitation Market’. The result is a combination horror-kung fu-oater-woman in peril-mad scientist film with more unintentional laughs than possible in the space of 100 minutes.
The scenario goes something like this – a sweaty, crazy young man chops a woman and another man to death. Our hero of the day, Chuck Norris (the sheriff), catches him but the guy is shot by some over-anxious law enforcers.
The run-of-the-mill crime story? Of course not. One of the hospital surgeons happens to be a mad scientist who has been working on a formula to speed up the human healing process. All he needs is a human guinea pig. Now we have a murderer who is not only crazy but indestructible.
Unger/Topkick. Director Michael Miller; Producer Anthony B. Unger; Screenplay Joseph Fraley; Camera Robert Jessup, Neil Roach; Editor Richard C. Meyer; Music Peter Bernstein, Mark Goldenberg; Art Director Jack Marty
(Color) Available on VHS, DVD. Extract of a review from 1982. Running time: 100 MIN.
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