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I Spit on Your Grave Connection


When I watched the last 15 minutes of Lipstick, for some reason, it made me think of I Spit on Your Grave 1978. The connection being two women who take violent revenge after being raped.

I wonder if women revenge fantasy films were popular in the late 70s. Do people know of other late 70s movies with this theme?



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I still have not treated myself to "I Spit on Your Grave." That film is notorious for Siskel and Ebert's trashing when it came out.

This isn't really a revenge film, but I'd recommend Jack Hill's "Switchblade Sisters," also known as "The Jezebels." It about a girl gang, and it's sort of like a Russ Meyer film but with more violence than sex:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073778/

There's also "Born Innocent," which is another girls-gone-bad film. It's very powerful and graphic for a TV movie:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071240/

And in the '80s, there's "Extremities," with Farrah Fawcett getting even with her attacker:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091024/

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umm.....yeah. It’s an entire subgenre of movies: “rape-revenge."

Your film gods: Lee Van Cleef and Laura Gemser
http://tinyurl.com/pa4ud44

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