The Weirdo (1989)

Genres - Horror  |   Run Time - 91 min.  |  
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Donny (Steve Burington) is a shy, slow-witted young man who likes to wander alone through the woods. Unfortunately, Donny's life has been nothing but trouble. His abusive, alcoholic mother kicked him out long ago, and he is constantly harassed by a trio of burly bikers who delight in bullying him and knocking him around. The only one who treats Donny well is Mrs. Martins (Naomi Sherwood), a kindly old woman who lets him live in the shed behind her house in return for odd jobs. One day, Donny meets Jenny (Jessica Straus), a young girl with a leg brace whose life has also been tempestuous, and they begin an awkward romance despite the disapproval of everyone around them. When Donny's mom insists on a visit, she informs him that not only is he the product of incest, but she's going to sell him for 1,500 dollars to a mysterious man from Mississippi. Donny goes berserk and decapitates her, which leads to a number of his tormentors being dispatched via pitchfork, crucifix, Christmas lights, and a gas stove. The entire town is outraged, and Donny is chased out into the woods by a violent mob bent on murdering the confused young killer. Only Jenny still believes in him, though her love will not be enough to save his life.