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Hobgoblins (1988)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  14 July 1988 (USA)
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A young security guard must track down diminutive aliens who kill people even as they make their fantasies come true.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Bartlett ...
Paige Sullivan ...
Amy
Steven Boggs ...
Kelley Palmer ...
Billy Frank ...
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Fantazia (as Tami Bakke)
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Jeffrey Culver ...
Kevin Kildow ...
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James Mayberry ...
Ken Abraham ...
Thug
Don Barrett ...
Comstock
David Teague ...
Lowlife
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A group of hobgoblins, who allow you to live out your fantasies but kill you in the process, escape from a studio vault, and a security guard and his friends must stop them before dawn. Written by Brendan Dillon <bdillon@mindspring.com>

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hobgoblin | alien | vault | disco | stripping | See more »

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Be careful what you wish for... You just might get it!

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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14 July 1988 (USA)  »

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$15,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The character of Daphne was specifically written with Kelley Palmer in mind to play her. Moreover, Rick Sloane went to high school with Palmer. See more »

Goofs

When Amy starts stripping, a tattoo is on her left breast. When the crowd runs outside, Amy chases them, and the tattoo is gone. When she returns inside, the tattoo has returned. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
McCreedy: [Dennis is listening to his radio] Dennis. Dennis!
[takes off his headphones]
Dennis: Hey! What gives?
McCreedy: You're being paid to work around here, not just sit around and blast your eardrums!
Dennis: Hey, take it easy. I can do both.
[smiles]
McCreedy: [a phone rings, McCreedy answers] Hello? Hello?
[hangs up]
McCreedy: [to Dennis] Didn't you hear the phone ringing?
[...]
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Crazy Credits

PLEASE REMAIN SEATED UNTIL THE FILM COMES TO A COMPLETE STOP. See more »

Connections

Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hobgoblins (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Love-Me-Nots
Written by Cole Coonce (as Coonce) and Spit Spingola (as Spingola)
Performed by The Fontanelles (uncredited)
Used by Permission of She Devil Music Ltd.
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Simply Awful
6 July 2002 | by (Santa Clara, CA) – See all my reviews

How Rick Sloane was allowed to make five movies is harder to believe than cold fusion. This film is absolutely criminal. Before watching this movie I thought Manos: Hands of Fate was the worse piece of crap I ever saw, but at least Manos moves so slowly you might fall asleep, thereby rescuing your eyes from the pain it will suffer. The greatest tragedy of this movie is that the old man that keeps the Hobgoblins "locked" up makes it to the final scene. The time I spent watching this movie was an absolute waste of my life.


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