Down Twisted
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byAlbert Pyun
Written byGene O'Neill
Albert Pyun
Noreen Tobin
Produced byYoram Globus
Menahem Golan
StarringCarey Lowell
Charles Rocket
Trudi Dochterman
Norbert Weisser
Linda Kerridge
Nicholas Guest
Thom Mathews
Courteney Cox
Galyn Görg
CinematographyWalt Lloyd
Edited byDennis M. O'Connor
Music byEric Allaman and Reinhard Scheuregger
Distributed byThe Cannon Group
Norstar Releasing
Golan-Globus Productions
Release date
March 16, 1987
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States

Down Twisted is a 1987 thriller film, directed by Albert Pyun,[1] starring Carey Lowell, Charles Rocket, Courteney Cox, Norbert Weisser, Linda Kerridge, Trudi Dochtermann and Nicholas Guest.[2]


A naïve, good-hearted Los Angeles waitress does not think twice about helping her troubled roommate. Her help lands her in Central America fleeing for her life with a grungy mercenary.



The film was given a limited theatrical release in March 1987. The home video release was in the United States in 1990 by Media Home Entertainment.


  1. ^ Sandra Brennan (2014). "Down Twisted". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 2014-12-24.
  2. ^ Goldstein, Patrick (March 17, 1987). "Movie Review : Logic Of The Plot Gets Lost In 'Down Twisted'". Los Angeles Times.