Clever use of mannequins with a funny, twisted villain. Good watch.
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A good horrormovie
over 6 years
just what the hell was i watching. some creepy mannequins and that's it
over 6 years
Excellent concept! Truly creepy even though it`s a a b-film.
Tourist Trap is a 1979 horror film directed by David Schmoeller, revolving around a group of friends who wind up stranded at Mr. Slausen's "museum," where the mannequins are very lifelike. Schmoeller co-wrote the script with J. Larry Carroll.
Eileen (Robin Sherwood) and her boyfriend Woody (Keith McDermott) are driving through the desert. When their car gets a flat Woody goes to find a gas station. Their friends Becky (Tanya Roberts), Jerry (Jon Van Ness) and Molly (Jocelyn Jones) are traveling separately in a different vehicle. They reach Eileen waiting at the car and they all drive off to collect Woody.
Woody has found a gas station but it appears deserted. He enters the back room but becomes trapped. Various robotic mannequins appear in the room, and multiple objects fly at him until a lead rod impales and kills him.
The others find a tourist trap and conclude Woody is there. As they drive in the vehicle breaks down. Jerry tries to fix his jeep and the girls go skinny dipping in a...