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The Monster Club (1981)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  27 May 1981 (USA)
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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. ... See full summary »

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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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Angela
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Busotsky's Mother
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George - Angela's Boyfriend
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Mooney
Patrick Magee ...
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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Klaus Kinski was offered a major role. 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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Monster Club
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Charming little stories...
26 August 2000 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

"The Monster Club" is certainly not a masterpiece,but it's fun to watch.All the stories are tongue-in-cheek,so don't take them seriously.It's great to see Vincent Price,John Carradine,Donald Pleasance or Patrick Macgee in the film and the stories are interesting enough to keep a viewer occupied.Absolutely no violence,plenty of black humour and nice(albeit dated)music.If you like English horror movies this one is a must-see.Check it out.


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