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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Christie Parson (as Mary McDonough)
David Wallace ...
Greg Stevens
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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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Where nobody rests in peace See more »

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2 September 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cementerio, el último paso  »

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

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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 »

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Hank Andrews: I could run things smoother if people died between 9 to 5
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Unbelievably creepy spook-fest
14 April 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this when I was a kid and it scared the bejesus out of me. I saw black hooded figures for months after wards.

Fast forward some twenty odd years, no matter how hard I try, I still cannot watch this film in the dark.

Mirrors and glass are used to great effect, the California locations make a decidedly original change from the backwoods of nowhere, as was so popular at the time, but are so brilliantly used (where oh where is that magnificent house?), one particularly brutal killing, sleepwalking and the stunning Lynda Day George.

This isn't your paint by numbers slasher, which has probably led to its low IMDb rating and you really must watch it alone as the sight of Bill Paxton in his early career may force your viewing companion to make comment about it and lose all perspective, but this vastly underrated little chiller is well worth it.


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