Psychomania is a 1973 British horror film directed by Don Sharp and starring Nicky Henson, Susan George, and Patrick Magee. The film tells the story of a biker gang who discover that they can become immortal by drinking the blood of a cat. The film begins with a group of bikers, led by Johnny (Henson), riding through the countryside. They stop at a farm and kill the farmer, his wife, and their son. They then drink the blood of the farmer's cat, which gives them immortality. The bikers use their immortality to commit crimes, including murder and robbery. They also become involved in a love triangle between Johnny, his girlfriend Abby (George), and a new biker named Tom (Magee). The police eventually catch up with the bikers and a chase ensues. Johnny and Abby are killed, but Tom survives and escapes. He is later found by a group of bikers who take him in and teach him how to use his immortality. Psychomania is a cult classic that has been praised for its dark humor and violence. The film has been compared to other biker films such as The Wild Angels and Easy Rider, but it is also unique in its use of horror elements.

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Psychomania is a 1973 British horror film directed by Don Sharp and starring Nicky Henson, Susan George, and Patrick Magee. The film tells the story of a biker gang who discover that they can become immortal by drinking the blood of a cat. The film begins with a group of bikers, led by Johnny (Henson), riding through the countryside. They stop at a farm and kill the farmer, his wife, and their son. They then drink the blood of the farmer's cat, which gives them immortality. The bikers use their immortality to commit crimes, including murder and robbery. They also become involved in a love triangle between Johnny, his girlfriend Abby (George), and a new biker named Tom (Magee). The police eventually catch up with the bikers and a chase ensues. Johnny and Abby are killed, but Tom survives and escapes. He is later found by a group of bikers who take him in and teach him how to use his immortality. Psychomania is a cult classic that has been praised for its dark humor and violence. The film has been compared to other biker films such as The Wild Angels and Easy Rider, but it is also unique in its use of horror elements.

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Released
Cast
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Peter Whitting

Gash
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Rocky Taylor

Hinky
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Robert Hardy

Chief Inspector Hesseltine
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Patrick Holt

Sergeant
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Alan Bennion

Constable
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John Levene

Constable
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Beryl Reid

Mrs. Latham
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George Sanders

Shadwell
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Jacki Webb

Mother
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David Millett

Father
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Linda Gray

Grandmother
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Andrew Laurence

Grandfather
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Roy Evans

Motorist
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Bill Pertwee

Publican
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Seretta Wilson

Stella
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Denis Carey

Coroner's Assistant
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Stanley Stewart

Petrol Pump Attendent
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Lane Meddick

Mr. Pettibone
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June Brown

Mrs. Pettibone
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Ann Murray

Motorist's Wife
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Fiona Kendall

Monica
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Ernest C. Jennings

Blind Man
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Martin Boddey

Coroner
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Heather Wright

Girl with Parcel
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Penny Leatherbarrow

Woman in Police Station
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Marc Boyle

Riding the Motor-cycles (as Mark Boyle)
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Jack Cooper

Riding the Motor-cycles
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Cliff Diggins

Riding the Motor-cycles
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Romo Gorrara

Riding the Motor-cycles
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Roy Scammell

Riding the Motor-cycles
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Jack Silk

Riding the Motor-cycles
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Jeff Silk

Riding the Motor-cycles
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Larry Taylor

Lorry Driver (uncredited)
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James Payne

Police Photographer (uncredited)
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Pat Ryan

Mourner at Church Funeral Service (uncredited)
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John Tatham

Crime Scene Spectator (uncredited)
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Nicky Henson

Tom Latham
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Mary Larkin

Abby Holman
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Ann Michelle

Jane Pettibone
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Roy Holder

Bertram
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Denis Gilmore

Hatchet
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Miles Greenwood

Chopped Meat
Crew
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Julian Zimet

Writer
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Arnaud d'Usseau

Writer
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Don Sharp

Director
Disc Releases
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Psychomania

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

2/21/2017

$14.99 -$14.96 (50%)

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Psychomania

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

10/26/2010

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Psychomania

(Blu-ray)

10/26/2010

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Psychomania

(DVD)

10/4/2005

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Psychomania

(DVD)

6/20/2000

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