The Barn of The Naked Dead

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The Barn of The Naked Dead (1973, USA) is a Horror film directed by Alan Rudolph.


Main Details

  • Released in October 1973
  • Color
  • Runtime: 86 min
  • Aspect Ratio: (1.85:1)
  • Rated: R
  • Production Co.: CMC Pictures Corp.
  • Distribution Co.: Twin World (1975) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Alan Rudolph
  • Written by Jerald Cormier (as Gerald Cormier) and Roman Valenti
  • Starring: Andrew Prine, Manuela Thiess, Sherry Alberoni
  • Produced by Marvin Almeas, Jerald Cormier, Shirlee F. Jamail, Alan Rudolph
  • Original Music by Tommy Vig
  • Cinematography by E. Lynn
  • Film Editing by Thomas Penick (as Tom Penick)

Plot Summary

  • 3 showgirls on their way to Las Vegas have stuck all night when their car breaks down. The next morning ,a man offers them help, but, he's really a maniac. His mother abandoned him when he was a child, and now he keeps women he's kidnapped chained in his barn, where he trains them to perform circus tricks. Andre's father is still around of course, but because the old homestead is next to a nuclear test site he's been transformed into a homicidal mutant who Andre keeps locked up in a shed.

Also Known As

  • Nightmare Circus
  • Caged Woman II (West Germany)
  • Terror Circus


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