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Joey (1985)

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When Joey's dad dies Joey is starting to act strange. He's got psychic powers. He can talk to him on the phone! His red toy telephone! But what he doesn't know is that he is not talking to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joshua Morrell ...
Eva Kryll ...
Laura Collins
Tammy Shields ...
Sally
Jan Zierold ...
Martin
Barbara Klein ...
Dr. Haiden
Matthias Kraus ...
Bernie
Jerry Hall ...
William
Sean Johnson ...
Bobby
Christine Goebbels ...
Alice
Ray Kaselonis ...
Steven
Joel Kleinman
Berit Morrell
Punky ...
Scooter
Christoph Lindert ...
Sheriff
Axel Berg ...
Parapsychologist Ralph
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When Joey's dad dies Joey is starting to act strange. He's got psychic powers. He can talk to him on the phone! His red toy telephone! But what he doesn't know is that he is not talking to his dad. He is talking to an evil dummy and the evil dummy is starting to make Joey's world a living nightmare. Written by Matthew Chmiel <J0HNNYRICO@aol.com>

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November 1985 (Austria)  »

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Making Contact  »

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During a few scenes shot in Virginia Beach, the star was not available on set so the son of an Emmerich family owned business employee sat in as a double. Just a few scenes driving through a Virginia Beach Neighborhood. See more »

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Mesmerizing for kids, boring nonsense for grown ups
18 September 2005 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I used to rent this movie when I was a kid over and over again, with that compulsion little kids have, of watching something 500 hundred times until they've learnt all the dialogs. I remember it scared the s**t out of me, no matter how many times I saw it. I was 7 or 8. It was on the threshold of my tolerance to horror. It was exciting to go through it again with all your friends. Saw it many years before and it had lost all its spell. It's quite frankly, a lot rubbish. However, it has that something that mesmerizes little kids, whatever it is. Probably not an accomplishment of its director, but a fortuitous by-product.


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