Fade To Black

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Fade To Black (USA, 1980) is a Horror-Comedy-Crime film directed by Vernon Zimmerman.


Main Details

  • Released on October 14, 1980
  • Color
  • Running time: 102 minutes
  • Production Co.: Leisure Investment Company | Movie Ventures
  • Distribution Co.: American Cinema Releasing
  • Written and directed by Vernon Zimmerman
  • Starring: Dennis Christopher, Tim Thomerson, Gwynne Gilford

Plot Summary

  • A shy, lonely film buff embarks on a killing spree against those who browbeat and betray him, all the while stalking his idol, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.


  • Meet Eric Binford, the ultimate movie buff. If you know someone like him... run!
  • The theater is dark. Eric's mind is darker.
  • Twinkle twinkle movie star. Eric goes just where you are. Try to run, try to hide. You won't get out of this alive.
  • Eric Binford lives for the movies... Sometimes, he kills for them, too!
  • People used to laugh at Eric Binford. Now with every performance, he knocks them dead.
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