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Boardinghouse (1982)

A boarding house is reopened years after gruesome murders were committed there. Suddenly, the body count begins once more!

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(as Johnn Wintergate)

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(screenplay) (as Jonema)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Wintergate ...
Jim Royce / Gardner (as Hawk Adly)
Kalassu ...
Victoria (as Kalassu Kay)
Lindsay Freeman ...
Debbie Hoffman (as Alexandra Day)
Joel Riordan ...
Joel Weintraub (as Joel McGinnis Riordan)
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Richard
Selma Kora ...
Sandy (as Belma Kora)
Tracy O'Brian ...
Suzie
Mary McKinley ...
Cindy
Rosane Woods ...
Gloria
Cindy Williamson ...
Pam
Christopher Conlan ...
Christopher
Elizabeth Hall ...
Terri
Tom Mones ...
The Agent
Dean Disico ...
Harris
Elliot Van Koghbe ...
Officer Weston
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Storyline

Resembling a cross between "The Amityville Horror" and a Playboy Playmates video, this film tells the terrifying tale of a cheesy video special effect that stalks bikini-clad women. In between scenes of them playfully splashing each other and wrestling with each other's bathing suit tops, they're murdered and/or terrorized by horrific hallucinations. These hallucinations include seeing blood in the shower stalls (while they're trying to lather up), having giant monsters jump out of the hall closet, and seeing their faces temporarily turn into rubber halloween masks. Written by Mike Justice <Fergus21@hotmail.com>

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Last Week the Hoffman house was opened for boarders. Along with the new residents...Something else moved in! See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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14 January 1983 (USA)  »

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Boarding House  »

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$10,000 (estimated)
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John Wintergate did the narration for all the scenes with computer text. See more »

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Referenced in There's Nothing Out There (1991) See more »

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Weird and obnoxious horror flick.
3 September 2012 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Boardinghouse" is among the weirdest horror movies I have ever seen.It's obnoxious and stupid.Jim Royce(played John Wintergate)buys the house where supernatural evil dwells killing various people.Like typical alpha male he wants to create for himself harem of numerous college girls.But the evil begins to kill girls one by one...Incomprehensible-this is the perfect word to describe John Wintergate's "Boardinghouse".There are several hallucinatory moments that has to be seen to be fully believed.The acting is pitiful,the direction is bad and the gore effects are nasty and amateurish.Whole sections of "Boardinghouse" are utterly nonsensical and ignore each other.Still if you are a fan of completely whacked out horror movies like "A Night to Dismember","Scream" from 1981 or "Blood Beat" give this cinematic drug a look.6 meditation tapes out of 10.


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