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Mortuary (1983)

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

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Christie Parson (as Mary McDonough)
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Greg Stevens (as David Wallace)
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Paul Andrews
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Eve Parson
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Hank Andrews
Curt Ayers ...
Jim
Bill Conklin ...
Sheriff Duncan
Donna Garrett ...
Mrs. Andrews
Greg Kaye ...
Mark
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Josh
Violet Manes ...
Mortuary Customer
Alvy Moore ...
Bob Stevens
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Dr. Parson
Beth Scheffell ...
Bonnie (as Beth Schaffel)
Marlene Schmidt ...
Lois Stevens
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Storyline

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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2 September 1983 (USA)  »

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Cementerio, el último paso  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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A body double was used for Mary Beth McDonough's nude scenes. See more »

Goofs

(at around 24 mins) Christie has earrings on during her nightmare, they disappear when she is outside walking to the pool, but reappear when she enters the pool. See more »

Quotes

Christie Parson: [Having encountered Paul behaving oddly in a graveyard] He's got a little weird since his Mother committed suicide!
Greg Stevens: I'd be weird too if I had Hank Andrews for a Father and, on top of that, when I was a kid, locking me up with dead bodies!
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Featured in Confessions of a Horror Baby: Mortuary (2011) See more »

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Fine 80's slasher about crazed embalmer.
8 January 2008 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

After her father's mysterious death Christy suffers from sleepwalking and night terrors.Making things worse,no one beliefs her claims of a ghoul faced killer lurking in the shadows.When she learns her mother is in a coven of witches,Christy begins to distrust everyone in her life.It's up to Christy's boyfriend to save her from the hands of crazed embalmer played by Bill Paxton,who looks like black metal musician.Fairly decent slasher flick with several jolts of suspense and gruesome deaths.Not a lot of blood and gore,but plenty of breasts both living and cadaver to enjoy.The ending is kind of quick after all the build up,but it is also pretty surprising.Fans of early 80's slasher flicks should give this one a try.


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