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  »

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$250,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Christopher George's final film. See more »


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 »


Hank Andrews: I could run things smoother if people died between 9 to 5
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Featured in Svengoolie: Mortuary (2001) See more »

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Grisly but gripping
14 December 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Before your funeral...Before you are buried...Before you are covered with the last shovelful of dirt...Be sure you are really dead! Ha ha, wise words there by the marketing men behind MORTUARY. All joking aside, it's a very good bit of advice; I certainly would like to be absolutely certain I'M dead before I'm buried anywhere. MORTUARY is not a bad little '80's number. Pretty watchable; Mr George is as good as ever in what turned out to be, sadly, his final film, or cinematic epitaph. I liked the use of Mozart in this film; it helped soothe my jangling nerves during some of the more nastier moments. The only thing that really disturbed me about my MORTUARY viewing experience was how I woke up naked by the end credits; I have no idea how this happened as I was fully clothed when I fell asleep.

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