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Skullduggery (1983)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 1983 (Canada)
Simply, Adam is a man who happens to come from a long line of men cursed. He succumbs to the curse, and basically goes on a killing spree.

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David Calderisi ...
Sorceror / Dr. Evel
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Barbara / Dorigen
Thom Haverstock ...
Adam
Pamela Boyd ...
Queen
Steve Mousseau ...
Counseller
Ron Nigrini ...
Counseller
Jack Anthony ...
Mr. Sluszarczuk
Winnie Farrell ...
Mrs. Sullivan (as Winnifred Farrell)
David Main ...
Chuck
Geordie Johnson ...
Jake
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Dave
James Coburn ...
Simco the Magician (as Jim Coburn)
Michael Tough ...
Mike
Sharolyn Sparrow ...
Carmen
Claudia Udy ...
Dolly
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Simply, Adam is a man who happens to come from a long line of men cursed. He succumbs to the curse, and basically goes on a killing spree. Written by Robin Connell <elegia58@localnet.com>

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The crown jewel in my collection!
26 February 2004 | by (Owensboro, KY) – See all my reviews

Oh, Skullduggery, you horrible little cow patty of a film. Your actors are stiff and couldn't read the dialogue for an Ovaltine commercial with a sense of conviction, your plot is incomprehensible and filled to the brim with pompous symbolism no one buts its filmmakers could explain, and in the end, you just plain stink. But gosh darn it if I don't feel proud to have you in my collection of films. You are, without a doubt, the crown jewel in my cornucopia of crap. I threaten my friends with you and they cringe in fear. What power! And honestly, even though you still provide tons of laughs and potential riffing, one aspect of you keeps me coming back for more: your theme song! Oh, how brilliant is your theme song? I burned it onto a CD, for crying out loud! Does that not express my loyalty to you? I have no idea who was crazy enough to write the lyrics and put it to one of the worst tunes to come out of the '80s, but if I ever meet them, I will be sure to shake their hand (or tentacle) and say, "Thank you. Thank you."

Can you read what's in my mind? SKULLDUGGERY! SKULLDUGGERY! Tearing up my mind! Heavy breath, passion in your eyes SKULLDUGGERY! SKULLDUGGERY! I just found a clue, it's all gone! YEAH! I can see what's in your head SKULLDUGGERY! SKULLDUGGERY! Feeling just ahead (??) Killer's smile, now I understand SKULLDUGGERY! SKULLDUGGERY! Shattered hopes and dreams all fall down! YEAH!

Oh, good times, good times. 4/4 stars for sheer crapdom


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