Fleeing from her would-be attackers, a young woman (Jennifer Blanc) stumbles upon the deep-woods retreat of a reclusive ex-con (Michael Biehn).
Biehn has appeared in dozens of B-movies and evidently had no greater ambition than to come up with a grindhouse movie full of sex, gore and cheap thrills, but there is far too little of any of these to maintain interest in a straight-on story that reserves its only surprise for the final 30 seconds. show more
Not much happens in The Victim, but the events that do manage to transpire consistently support a reading of the film as an older man's fantasy of virility. show more
This is the kind of junky, hard-to-watch thriller that apologists claim is part of a long line of tough, grindhouse-style thrillers, but which is actually just amateurish gristle. show more