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Microwave Massacre (1983)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  31 August 1983 (USA)
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A guy kills his wife because she's a bad cook.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Vernon ...
Donald
Loren Schein ...
Roosevelt
Al Troupe ...
Philip
Marla Simon ...
Knothole Girl
Claire Ginsberg ...
May
Lou Ann Webber ...
Dee Dee Dee
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Chick
Cindy Gant ...
Susie Grubb
Sarah Alt ...
Evelyn
Karen Marshall ...
Neighbor
Phil De Carlo ...
Sam
Aaron Koslow ...
Salesman
Ed Thomas ...
Dr. Von Der Fool
John Harmon ...
Dr. Gestalp
Norman Friedman ...
Mr. Goodbite
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Storyline

Construction worker Donald is having a hard time getting anything good to eat since his wife has decided to only cook gourmet foods. That and her constant harping cause him to snap, and he whacks her. Somewhere in the confusion he comes up with a new use for the microwave oven, and begins to eat much better. Soon he's experimenting with different recipes. And different meats. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Comedy | Horror

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Trivia

Paul Reubens:  Has an uncredited one-line cameo at at the 1:13 mark, where he discovers May's sister in the closet. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits, an actress' name is listed as Marla Simon. In the closing credits, the same actress is credited twice, once as Marla Simon, and again as Marla Simon's. See more »

Quotes

Donald: Here I come.
Susie Grubb: You will soon.
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Crazy Credits

The producers wish to express their thanks to MICROWAVE OVENS, without which this movie would have taken much longer. See more »

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References The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) See more »

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a diamond among the rest of trash/cult classics

Described by many as the worst movie of all time was another reason why i should have seen that. Apparently these people might ignore movies or at least the independent horror b-movies industry How can this been described as the worst movie? Far better than many Hollywood mainstream movies, combines so many cool elements of both comedy and horror with the unique Video style the 80s had brought to the genre! Donald is one of my favorite characters. An average guy that all he wants is a decent meal! His wife, a cruel dominant woman is ignoring him so (as it's doomed to happened in so many other similar movies) she must die. But the death comes with the face of her art, the cooking and to be more specific, the microwave she orders from the first place The rest is history and you should rent or buy this movie to find out You will enjoyed this ONLY if you are a true fan of horror comedies and independent cinema. A diamond among other trash/cult classics


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