David Decoteau

David Decoteau

David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, Decoteau directed and produced his first feature film for another generous film legend, Charles Band. Decoteau has gone on to produce and direct more than sixty motion pictures over the past twenty five years. He resides in British Columbia, Canada. Learn more about David and his work at Rapidheart.

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The Fan

1981
Paramount Pictures
Released in the bleak aftermath of John Lennon’s murder, The Fan, with its story...
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Crazy Mama

1975
New World Pictures
“Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman” falls face first into a wedding cake in this zippy trailer...
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Crash

1977
Group 1 International Distribution Organization Ltd.
No, it’s not this CRASH. Or this one either! It’s Charles Band’s seldom seen 1977 haunted car movie with...
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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

1974
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Director John Hough made this eccentrically plotted action flick at the height...
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Eyes of Laura Mars

1978
Columbia Pictures
Director Irvin Kershner’s stylish thriller is reminiscent in more ways than one...
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Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry

1974
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
A kind of Bonnie and Clyde for the Nascar crowd, director John Hough (The...
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Roller Boogie

1979
United Artists
Director Mark Lester’s film is an 80’s take on 60’s beach movies, substituting roller...
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The Gay Deceivers

1969
Fanfare Films
In 1969 eligible young men would try just about anything to get out...
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Kingdom of the Spiders

1977
Dimension Pictures
The spiders in director John Cardos’s 1977 eco-horror film aren’t giant-sized but...
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Ten Little Indians

1966
Seven Arts Pictures
Director George Pollack shepherded four Agatha Christie thrillers into theaters between 1961 and...
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Knock ‘Em Dead

2014
Rapid Heart Pictures
The venerable Mirror Crack’d format gets a workout in Dave DeCoteau’s latest self-described...
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The Mirror Crack’d

1980
Associated Film Distribution
“Queen of Crime” Agatha Christie was not only the world’s best-selling mystery writer,...
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House of Whipcord

1974
AIP
House of Whipcord, director Pete Walker’s S&M take on women in prison films,...
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Love Me Deadly

1973
Cinema National
No further evidence is needed that the 1970s were the anything-goes era of...
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Mansion of the Doomed

1976
Group 1
Hardly a high point in the careers of stars Richard Basehart and...
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Tourist Trap

1979
Compass International Pictures
Bizarre art direction and fx work by the late Robert Burns (Texas Chainsaw Massacre,...
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The Devil’s Rain

1975
Bryanston Distributing
Talented British director Robert Fuest’s promising career took a downturn with the overwhelmingly...
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Bloody Pit of Horror

1967
Pacemaker Pictures
Pretty subtle title, huh? Produced in Italy under  as Il Boa Scarlatto, ...
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High-Ballin’

1978
AIP
Trucker movies replaced the western as ozoner staples during the 70s, but this Canadian entry...
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Chain Gang Women

1971
Crown International Pictures
Well, to be brutally honest… there are really only two women on display...
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TNT Jackson

1975
New World Pictures
“You’ll know you’ve been kissed by her ebony fist when the blood from your...
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Bury Me an Angel

1972
New World Pictures
Who can resist “A Howling Hellcat Humping a Hot Steel Hog on...
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Darktown Strutters

1975
New World Pictures
Veteran western and serial director William Witney, a Tarantino favorite who began his career...
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Beyond Atlantis

1973
Dimension Pictures
Prolific Filipino exploitation king Eddie Romero takes a break from his Blood Island and...
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Demonoid

1981
American Panorama
Or to be completely accurate, Demonoid, Messenger of Death (aka Macabro)! This trailer was prepared...
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Inseminoid

1982
Almi Cinema 5
Judy Geeson is a universe away from to Sir With Love as an astronaut abducted...
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Django Kill

2003
Blue Underground
Giulio Questi’s Euro western If You Live, Shoot was retitled Django Kill to cash...
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Rituals

1978
Aquarius Releasing
Dismissed in some circles as a poor man’s Deliverance, the reputation of this Canadian survivalist...
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Humongous

1982
Embassy Pictures
Director Paul Lynch followed his hit Prom Night with this teens-vs.-slasher item, poorly received in...
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Chatterbox

1977
AIP
Although this low budget musical fantasy is, amazingly, not the only talking vagina movie (Pussy...
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Monster on the Campus

1958
Universal
A late entry in the 1950s Universal International monster gallery, this is...
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Beyond the Door

1975
Film Ventures International
Ovidio Assonitis (credited as Oliver Hellman) directed this popular Exorcist rip-off, which inspired...
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The Anniversary

1968
20th Century Fox
Bette Davis must have enjoyed making The Nanny, as she returned for a second...
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Strait Jacket

1964
Columbia
“WARNING! This picture vividly depicts AXE MURDERS!” Well, not all that vividly. Not as...
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