The Greasy Strangler

Ronnie runs a Disco walking tour with his son, Brayden. When a sexy woman takes the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her love. It also signals the arrival of an oily strangler who stalks the streets at night.


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  • ★★★★ review by Alice Bishop on Letterboxd

    In a film destined to become a cult classic, we are presented with a mickey-take of the very essence of comedy, soap opera, and horror. The Greasy Strangler is a satire of cinema itself and it’s made for a niche audience who are willing to see past expectation and tradition in a movie that is, for all intents and purposes, a completely competent family drama. The formalities of ‘good’ cinema are always present in The Greasy Strangler, even when the costumes, characters, and dialogue are as aberrant as they could possibly be and, if the Crayola sets and outfits aren’t enough to astound you, then Jim Hosking’s reinvention of what it means to interact are bound to leave you open-mouthed.

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  • ★★★½ review by laird on Letterboxd

    Tim & Eric's Napoleon Dynamite (both better and worse than that sounds for all of the reasons one would expect). Will alienate 98% of the human population with its forceful weirdness, but I'm in that 2% that appreciates that this exists as 100% unfiltered irritainment. I hope that 2% finds this, they're gonna love it!

    Warning: The odd cadence of the dialogue in this movie has a narcotic effect.

  • ★★★★★ review by Cropsy on Letterboxd

    Cropsy’s Shocktober Horror Challenge 2016!

    This movie was everything I wanted it to be. My stomach hurt from laughing so hard. So crude, offensive, and perfect.

  • ★★★★ review by DMB on Letterboxd

    Espíritu de tebeo undergroud capturado en imágenes cinematográficas. Demencialmente divertida... me siento sucio y feliz a la vez.

  • ★★★★ review by Wood on Letterboxd

    CIFF #17

    Penis Tracker 2016: Although only prosthetic work, the shock of it all is worth a mention.


    This might be the most preposterous movie to ever be made and I loved every second of the absurdity. If you've ever wanted a greasier Tim and Eric sketch, boy do I have the film for you.

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