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Death Warmed Over (1984)

Death Warmed Up (original title)
A kid is hypnotized by a scientist to kill his parents and ends in a mental institution. As a grown up he returns to seek revenge over the scientist.

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Michael Tucker
Margaret Umbers ...
Sandy
William Upjohn ...
Lucas
Norelle Scott ...
Jeannie
David Letch ...
Spider
Geoff Snell ...
Jannings
Gary Day ...
Dr. Archer Howell
Bruno Lawrence ...
Tex
Ian Watkin ...
Bill
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Professor Tucker
Tina Grenville ...
Netty Tucker
Nathaniel Lees ...
Jackson
Karam Hau ...
Berry
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Ranji Gandhi
Norman Fairley ...
Barman
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A kid is hypnotized by a scientist to kill his parents and ends in a mental institution. As a grown up he returns to seek revenge over the scientist. Written by Erik Adelfred <eca_97gr@edu.ats.dk>

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I'll get you, I'll get you all. See more »

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Well, That Was Just...Awful
17 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This New Zealand-made movie focuses on a mad scientist who is performing experiments on mental patients in an effort to defeat death. Unfortunately, his efforts spawn a dangerous collective of Mad Max extras, and even worse, he tends to plaster his island compound with gigantic photos of himself, a la Big Brother from 1984.

The plot gets moving when a young man with a decade old grudge against the scientist shows up on the island to get revenge, for some reason bringing his young adult friends with him. What follows just goes to show that revenge and vacations just don't mix.

This film is bad in so many ways that it is almost impossible to list them here. The dialogue is laughable, with the best line being "I'll get you-I'll get you all," which is repeated at least five times by the head Mad Max escapee. Furthermore, the mad scientist's headquarters looks like an ultra trendy 1980s night club, with punked out nurses to match. The film tries, lamely, to adopt a punk sensibility, with main titles and transitions that look like they were designed by the artist of a Sex Pistols album cover.

On the plus side, the film's gore and overall approach foreshadow the early work that Australian director Peter Jackson would put out several years later. However, it's not really worth wasting your money on when you can just rent the real thing.


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