From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Synanon (1965, USA) is a Drugsploitation film directed by Richard Quine


Main Details

  • Released in 1965
  • B & W
  • Running Time: 105 Min.
  • Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Distribution Co: Columbia Pictures (1965) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Richard Quine
  • Written by Ian Bernard, Barry Oringer, S. Lee Pogostin
  • Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Chuck Connors, Stella Stevens, Alex Cord, Richard Conte
  • Produced by Richard Quine
  • Original Music by Neal Hefti
  • Cinematography by Harry Stradling Jr.
  • Film Editing by David Wages

Also Known As

  • Get Off My Back


  • Everyone is talking about Synanon House... where dope fiends fight their way back!
  • Life Magazine Calls Synanon House "A Tunnel Back Into The Human Race!"
  • "Synanon" ... where dope fiends fight their way back! Some make it ... some don't ... this is the story of both kinds!
  • Filmed where it all happened at Synanon House!
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