Watch America's Deadliest Home Video
- 1 hr 24 min
America's Deadliest Home Video is a suspenseful horror movie that was released in 1993. The movie stars Danny Bonaduce, Gretchen Bonaduce, Steven Diller, Lori Brooks and was directed by Jack Perez. The movie revolves around a couple, Doug and Lynne, who is struggling to keep their finances afloat. In their desperation to make a few quick bucks, they concoct a scheme to make a snuff film. Doug buys a video camera and convinces his wife Lynne to help him with his plan. The couple has decided to kidnap a homeless man, tie him up and shoot his murder using the video camera. Doug talks Lynne into participating in the act by promising payment for their troubles. Initially, Lynne is a bit hesitant and scared to participate, but Doug convinces her that it will be easy money. Soon after, the couple ventures out into the city, and their journey is recorded on camera. As they are driving, they decide to pick up an old acquaintance named Lyle who has suffered a recent break-up with his girlfriend. Doug proposes that the threesome stop at a nearby lake to have some fun, but things quickly take a turn for the worse. Doug decides to enact his plan and proposes they shoot a movie together. He films the killing of the homeless man in cold blood while his wife Lynne watches in shock. The camera zooms in on the lifeless body of the victim, and the couple high-fives each other for their accomplishment. But their joy is short-lived as the terror of the crime they just committed takes root. Soon after, the trio makes their way to a strip club where they continue to drink and party. Doug shows off his new camera excitement and decides to continue filming, not realizing he captured two guys in masks committing a hold-up in the back room. Doug and company become prisoners of the robbers, and the camera records everything. Forced to be a part of the robbery, the trio is pushed to their limits. Soon, the recording becomes a vital piece of evidence, and the robbers realize that the camera holds valuable information that could incriminate them. They decide to take the tape away from the couple and soon traverse the city in a dangerous game of cat and mouse. As Doug and Lynne become more desperate to escape the clutches of the robbers, they soon realize that they are in grave danger. The tape is sought after, and the robbers will stop at nothing to retrieve it. The situation escalates, as the couple tries to battle their way to safety, with the camera serving as the only proof of their innocence. The movie's use of shaky camera movements add to the tension and the feeling of being right in the middle of a chase. The characters' acting is raw and real, making situations palpably dangerous as they navigate through back alleys and dangerous shootouts. The movie has a surprise twist in the end that will keep viewers glued till the final scene. In conclusion, America's Deadliest Home Video may not be for the faint of heart, but it certainly packs a punch. The film's use of handheld camera adds to the rawness and intensity of the movie, making it a must-watch. The ending keeps viewers guessing, and the acting is breathtaking. If you are a fan of horror and action, you will not want to miss this classic from the early 1990s.