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"I'm just CRAZY about this store!"
In a market after closing hours, a bunch of people are working late. One of the worker's abusive ex-boyfriend then starts harassing her and soon they are being killed gruesomely one by one.
Even though it is a by-the-book Slasher Film, it gained cult status after its release in 1989 for having plenty of Sam Raimi regulars present (including the man himself) in the cast and its gorntastic kills.
The kill scenes were cut severely by the producer for its initial release, but they are restored in the 2008 DVD-release.
Prices for these examples were cut:
- Accidental Murder: How Craig got into prison prior to the events of the film.
- An Arm and a Leg
- Barehanded Blade Block
- Billing Displacement: Despite having just a small part near the end, Bruce Campbell has a top billing on DVD-releases.
- Blood Is Squicker in Water: The killer drops a chopped hand into a lobster tank.
- Blood From the Mouth
- Broken Record: Joe's headphones play exactly one song for the first hours of working.
- Cassandra Truth
- Closed Circle
- Covers Always Lie: Killer never uses an axe in this film.
- Creator Cameo: Scott Spiegel appears as the guy delivering the bread.
- Double Take: Randy when he sees a severed hand wrapped in meat packaging.
- Drop the Hammer: When Bill finds Craig spying on Jennifer outside, he attacks him with a hammer.
- Dutch Angle
- Eye Awaken: Used twice.
- Eye Scream: Dave's eye is pierced by a spike.
- Final Girl: Jennifer.
- Giggling Villain
- Grievous Bottley Harm
- Grievous Harm with a Body: A severed head is used as a bludgeoning instrument.
- Half the Man He Used To Be: One of the victims is found cut in half. With "1/2 price" sign on him.
- Hooks and Crooks: Jennifer defends herself with a hook.
- Hope Spot: The couple, and the bread guy.
- Knife Nut: The killer prefers big knives. For the last third of the film he picks up a cleaver.
- Not Quite Dead
- Off with His Head
- Offscreen Teleportation
- Once Is Not Enough
- One Word Title
- Peek-a-Boo Corpse
- Police Are Useless
- Reading Your Rights
- Red Herring
- Red Shirt: The bread man.
- Screaming Woman
- Spiteful Spit
- The Stoner: Bub.
- Window Pain
- Wounded Gazelle Gambit
- Your Head Asplode: Bub getting his head forced into the activated box crusher.