Blood Diner
Blood Diner is a 1987 horror-comedy film, a loose remake of the 1963 film Blood Feast
Blood Feast
Blood Feast is a 1963 American horror film directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis, often considered the first "splatter film". It was produced by David F. Friedman. The screenplay was written by Alison Louise Downe, who had previously appeared in several of Lewis' other films. Lewis also wrote the...



Blood Diner is a dark comedy/horror about two brothers, Michael Tutman (Rick Burks
Rick Burks
Richard Burks was an American Actor. Burks was born in San Francisco California. He is most notable for his portrayal of Michael Tutman in the 1987 horror/comedy film Blood Diner. He also made a minor appearance in the 1987 film The Underachievers.Burks died in Los Angeles in a road accident.-...

) and George Tutman (Carl Crew) becoming brainwashed by their serial killer
Serial killer
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 uncle Anwar Namtut (Drew Godderis), into completing his task of resurrecting the Lumerian goddess Sheetar (Tanya Papanicolas). To do this, the brothers must collect different body parts from many immoral women, stitch them together, and then call forth the goddess at a "blood buffet" with a virgin to sacrifice ready for her to eat. Meanwhile, two mismatched detectives work together to track them down before more carnage can ensue. For some reason, a man named Horatio Titus (His friends call him Vitamin 'C') is a health food expert and is actually a 400 pound redneck. He promptly throws up in the diner.


  • Rick Burks as Michael Tutman
  • Carl Crew as George Tutman
  • LaNette LaFrance as Sheba Jackson
  • Roger Dauer as Mark Shepard
  • Lisa Guggenheim as Connie Stanton
  • Max Morris as Chief Miller
  • Roxanne Cybelle as Little Michael
  • Sir Rodenheaver as Little George
  • Drew Godderis as Anwar Namtut
  • Tanya Papanicolas as Sheetar/Bitsy
  • Michael Barton as Vitamin
  • John Barton Shields as Little Jimmy Hitler
  • Effie Bilbrey as Peggy
  • Karen Hazelwood as Babs
  • Bob Loya as Stan Saldin
  • Alisa Alvarez-Wood as Aerobic Girl


The film was given a limited release
Limited release
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 theatrically in the United States
United States
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 by Lightning Pictures Inc. in July 1987. It was released on VHS
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 the same year by Vestron Video
Vestron Video
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While the film has been released on DVD
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 in Germany, Lions Gate has not yet announced any plans for a Region 1 DVD release.

External links

  • Blood Diner at Rotten Tomatoes
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