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The Monster Club (1981)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  27 May 1981 (USA)
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Pickering - Chief of the B-Squad
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R.Chetwynd-Hayes - Writer
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Sam - Movie Director
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Busotsky's Father
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Busotsky's Mother
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George - Angela's Boyfriend
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Mooney
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Innkeeper - Luna's Father
Anthony Steel ...
Lintom Busotsky - Film Producer
Fran Fullenwider ...
Buxom Beauty
Roger Sloman ...
Club Secretary - Werewolf
James Laurenson ...
Raven - the Shadmock
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
Psychiatrist
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A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs. In the end, it's recognized he's the greatest monster of all ... Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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The only film, in a long career of horror and other roles, where Vincent Price played a vampire. See more »

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On the soundtrack listing, the track "Ghouls Galore" the performer, keyboardist Alan Hawkshaw, is credited as "John Hackshaw". See more »

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Follows Tales from the Crypt (1972) See more »

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25 Per Cent
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I LOVE this movie!
23 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is good old fashioned scary fun, like walking through a "haunted house" at Halloween. The songs are fun. My ten year old niece really likes "I'm just a sucker for your love" (sung by a vampire- get it? "wink-wink"). It's a great Saturday afternoon- popcorn- scary- movie for the whole family (those old enough for trick-or-treat type scares. A refreshing break from the slasher, gory, sicko movies that they keep churning out at an annoying rate these days.

Vincent Price is charming as a sweet, non-lethal vampire (the only time he ever played one, by the way.). Patrick Magee and Donald Pleasance, veterans of the old Amicus films, are terrific also. Rounding out the cast are Britt Ekland, Stuart Whitman, and Simon Baker. I really wish Hollywood would make more movies like this- imaginative stories with great spooky atmosphere instead of gallons of fake blood and body dismemberment.


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