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KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978)

The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an ... See full summary »

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Abner Devereaux
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Chopper
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Snede
Terry Lester ...
Sam
Don Steele ...
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Richard Hein ...
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The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an amusement park. It just so happens that he plans to uses the KISS concert as a platform to unleash his plan on the world. KISS must use their special powers to stop him. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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28 October 1978 (USA)  »

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According to a VH1 documentary interview with Paul Stanley, the film was described during the pitch to band members as A Hard Day's Night meets Star Wars. See more »

Goofs

When Gene sets the mummy on fire, the flames apparently spread much faster than intended. The stunt man playing the mummy says "Shit!" as he stumbles backwards. It's a made-for-TV movie aimed at children, so the language was not intentional. See more »

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Calvin Richards: KISS is the biggest group in the world and we've got them.
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References The Wolf Man (1941) See more »

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A true masterpiece....
3 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

...or is that a "master piece"? Either way, I loved it. How all 4 members were completely ignored for "Best Actor" Oscars is beyond me.

How can you beat a movie that has an "evil KISS" out to ruin the real KISS, so they go on stage at a KISS show and change the lyrics of the classic tune "Shout it out Loud" to "Rip and Destroy", to the dismay of the packed Amusement Park, who don't know there's something amiss, so they start booing the evil KISS, thinking it's the real KISS ruining their own song by changing the lyrics (how's THAT for fan loyalty?), etc, etc....I could go on.

Let's just say...this IS A CLASSIC FILM!! Rent it!! Thank you very much.


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