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Funeral Home (1980)

Cries in the Night (original title)
A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kay Hawtrey ...
Maude Chalmers (as Kay Hawtry)
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Heather
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Mr. Davis
Dean Garbett ...
Rick Yates
Stephen E. Miller ...
Billy Hibbs (as Stephen Miller)
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Joe Yates (as Alfred Humphreys)
Peggy Mahon ...
Florie
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Harry Browning
Robert Warner ...
Sheriff (as Bob Warner)
Jack Van Evera ...
James Chalmers
Les Rubie ...
Sam
Doris Petrie ...
Ruby
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Frank
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Young Rick (as Brett Davidson)
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Teddy (as Chris Crabb)
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Storyline

An old funeral parlor now converted into a tourist home during certain periods such as the summer, develops a problem, when a escaped mental patient with a split personality moves in and proceeds to do away with those specific/certain guests or staff, he/she feels are nosy or immoral. Written by ????

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Some things never rest in peace See more »

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12 August 1982 (USA)  »

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CAD 1,400,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

According to star Lesleh Donaldson this film is quite a popular cult classic in Mexico. See more »

Goofs

The film is set in the U.S., but there is a Canadian flag displayed prominently in front of a public building. See more »

Quotes

Maude Chalmers: [about her grand daughter] She was warned!
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Referenced in The Many Lives of Jason Voorhees (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Onward, Christian Soldiers
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Music by Arthur Sullivan
Lyrics by Sabine Baring-Gould
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Campy good fun.
28 April 2002 | by (Chicagooooooo) – See all my reviews

This is no doubt one of the best low-budget horror flicks that I have seen since SLEEPLESS. My copy of the tape was very old and I got it in some really huge box that was falling apart. My tape was slightly damaged and it made fuzzy noises throughout the movie. But this didn't bother me. I think I kinda enjoyed the fuzziness. It added to the campiness of the film. Making it look and sound older than it actually was. It all starts out when a young girl goes to visit her grandmother at her home which was recently a funeral home. Grandma wants to make her house into a motel for passers-by. And then some of the guests begin disappearing. If you want some good, campy fun of a horror film, then see FUNERAL HOME. You will be surprised........5/5.


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