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Ghoulies (1984)

A young man and his girlfriend move into an old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a desire to control ancient demons.

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Anastasia
Charene Cathleen ...
Robin
Bobbie Bresee ...
Temptress
Jamie Bronow ...
Jonathan Graves, as a child
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A young man and his girlfriend move into an old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a desire to control ancient demons.

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They'll get you in the end!

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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18 January 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beasties  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$35,000,000
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Originally planned to be filmed in 3D and actually begin production in 3D, the audience would put their glasses on every time the characters put their sunglasses on anthem film would change from 2D to 3D. After two days of filming in 3D they changed their minds due to the complexity of filming in 2D and 3D. This is why there are so many scenes where characters are wearing sunglasses See more »

Goofs

Grizzel is shown holding the goblet before Jonathan sets it down for them to drink from it. See more »

Quotes

[Mike falls over while trying to breakdance]
Mike: I think I broke my head.
Eddie: [standing over Mike] Oh, thank God. I thought that you actually hurt yourself.
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Soundtracks

Dancing With A Monster
Written and Performed by Fela Johnson
Subliminal Music 1982
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If You've Seen the Movie Poster You've Seen All the Fun Ghoulies Has to Offer
2 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Jonathan Graves (Peter Liapis) inherits his Satanist father's mansion. He throws a party and starts conjuring up Ghoulies, which are sort of demonic goblin things. This is a garbage Gremlins knock-off with no humor, charm, or entertainment value. The best thing about it is that it has one of the coolest movie posters of the 1980's, with the Ghoulie coming up out of the toilet. It's just not a fun movie at all. It's nasty and cheap. Avoid this mess. See Gremlins instead. Or you can just skip this one and watch the better Ghoulies part 2. But yeah, Gremlins is better than that too. So just watch Gremlins or even Critters over this dreck.


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