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Spookies (1986)

R  |   |  Horror  |  January 1988 (USA)
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Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life ... See full summary »

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(additional material) (as Joseph Burgund) , (screenplay), 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Felix Ward ...
Maria Pechukas ...
Isabelle
Dan Scott ...
Kreon's Servant
...
Billy
A.J. Lowenthal ...
Korda / Son of Kreon & Isabelle
Pat Wesley Bryan ...
Drifter
Peter Dain ...
Peter
Nick Gionta ...
Duke
Lisa Friede ...
Carol
Joan Ellen Delaney ...
Linda
...
Rich
Kim Merrill ...
Meegan
Charlotte Alexandra ...
Adrienne (as Charlotte Seeley)
Anthony Valbiro ...
Dave
Soo Paek ...
The Spider Woman
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Storyline

Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride. Written by M. Gumen

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The ultimate in fright and fun See more »

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January 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Goblin  »

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Trivia

Well-known underground comic artist Richard Corben created the poster art and video box for this film. See more »

Goofs

When Adrienne sits on the couch, her cigarette swaps hands between shots. See more »

Quotes

Isabelle: I poisoned myself once before and I'll do it again, or find another way.
Kreon: Haven't you learned that my will to have you is greater than your will to die?
Isabelle: Even if you keep me prisoner for another seventy years you'll never have me!
Kreon: But I do have you. I control your past, your present, and your future... This time, there will be no escape.
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Monster-mash extravaganza!
11 September 2004 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

Two-line summary : a group of people spends the night in this mansion near an old cemetery and encounter all sorts of strange, horrific beings. There are zombies resurrecting outside, demons arise from an ouija-board and all these creatures are ruled and controlled by an old Frankenstein-like fella in the attic. Other than these we have an authentic red-eyed Grim Reaper, mummies, giant spiders, little gremlins and huge monsters. Don't be fooled, however, because this 'Spookies' is a lot less silly than it actually seems. It contains several very efficient shock-effects and the make-up achievements easily outshine 90% of all the other low-budget 80's horror movies. I'd even go further and claim that this is a very underrated little flick and it deserves more praising (and a DVD-release!!). "Spookies" received the Delirium-award for best Special Effects at the international SF and Fantasy films festival, so you see I'm not the only one who likes it. If it only had a little more plot, it would enjoy the same status as films like 'The Evil Dead', 'Demons' or 'Re-Animator'. No plot, no depth, no logic… nothing but tremendous fun! That's the best way to describe this film. Check it out, horror fans, and unleash your most monstrous appetite!!


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