The Mutilator

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1985
  • Color
  • Running Time: 86 min.
  • Directed by Buddy Cooper
  • Written by Buddy Cooper
  • Starring Matt Mitler, Ruth Martinez, Bill Hitchcock, Connie Rogers, and Frances Raines
  • Produced by Buddy Cooper
  • Original Music by Michael Minard
  • Cinematography by Peter Schnall
  • Film Editing by Stephen Mack

Also Known As

  • Fall Break


  • Their horrifying vacation was no day at the beach!
  • By pick, by axe, by sword, bye bye!


The Mutilator is a 1985 horror film written, directed, and produced by Buddy Cooper, and co-directed by John S. Douglass.

The film was originally titled Fall Break. It was released in 1985 on VHS and Betamax in both cut and uncut versions. Code Red had been working on a DVD release of the film, however Information on the film surfaced that Code Red planned for the unauthorized release of the film. VIPCO released the film on DVD in the United Kingdom, although cut but 7 seconds, and Dragon Video released the film in Germany, uncut. Director Buddy Cooper has stated that these releases are unauthorized. Arrow Video is releasing a new remastered hi-def Blu Ray edition of the movie in 2015.

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