Mortuary (I) (1983)

R  |   |  Horror  |  2 September 1983 (USA)
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Convinced that her father's death was not accidental, a beautiful girl decides to investigate to find out the truth, aided by her boyfriend. Her sleuthing draws her to a local mortuary, where many secrets will be revealed.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christie Parson (as Mary McDonough)
Greg Stevens
Paul Andrews
Eve Parson
Hank Andrews
Curt Ayers ...
Bill Conklin ...
Sheriff Duncan
Donna Garrett ...
Mrs. Andrews
Greg Kaye ...
Violet Manes ...
Mortuary Customer
Alvy Moore ...
Bob Stevens
Dr. Parson
Beth Scheffell ...
Bonnie (as Beth Schaffel)
Marlene Schmidt ...
Lois Stevens


Christie Parson has constant nightmares of her father's death whom died in a swimming pool. Christie's mother thinks it was an accident, but Christie believes in was murder. Christie then sees a sinister hooded figure following her and harassing her. But still nobody believes her, except her boyfriend. Who is this hooded person actually? Written by WilliamPaxton

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Before your funeral...Before you are buried...Before you are covered with the last shovelful of dirt...Be sure you are really dead! See more »




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Release Date:

2 September 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cementerio, el último paso  »

Box Office


$250,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


A body double was used for Mary Beth McDonough's nude scenes. See more »


When Paul injects Christie as he presses the needle to her arm you can see the needle move further into the syringe and not into her arm. See more »


Hank Andrews: I've never had a seance with a bunch of women!
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1 July 2003 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

This was a good movie. I have never thought of a slasher flick that uses embalming tools. Christopher George's son was weird because he had to work with all those dead bodies because his father wanted him to. The movie wasn't slow, but it was a tiny bit boring at times but this movie was good enough to have for my collection. If you are questionable about buying or renting this movie, give it a shot.

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