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The Boogens (1981)

Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Rebecca Balding ...
Trish Michaels
Fred McCarren ...
Mark Kinner
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Jessica Ford
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Roger Lowrie
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Brian Deering
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Dan Ostroff
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Blanchard
Peg Stewart ...
Victoria Tusker
Scott Wilkinson ...
Deputy Greenwalt
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Martha Chapman (as Marcia Reider)
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The "Boogens" are scaly monsters that look somewhat like giant turtles with lots of sharp, nasty teeth. They are released from an abandoned, boarded-up silver mine in Colorado and proceed to do away with character after character Written by <jlshan@ix.netcom.com>

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25 September 1981 (USA)  »

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Los Boogens  »

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$600,000 (estimated)
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Co-writer David O'Malley based the script on things that scared him. For example, the sequence in the garage was inspired by O'Malley's fear of being attacked by rattlesnakes in the garage of his home. See more »

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Referenced in Newhart: The Fan (1984) See more »

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can any movie starring rebecca balding be all bad?
17 April 2000 | by (fort wayne, indiana) – See all my reviews

A cute romp through the early eighties horror genre. This movie was one of the favorite films of Michael on the Bob Newhart show. Anyway, loads of fun for the fan of the effervescent rebecca balding, (see also Silent Scream), with a fairly scary looking monster, too.


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