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Spookies (1986)

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


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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A night of unrelenting terror See more »


Comedy | Horror


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January 1988 (USA)  »

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Goblin  »

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


How dark the sky is continually changes back and forth throughout the movie. See more »


Kreon: At last... For seventy years I have waited. I have sacrificed the youth of so many, so that you might live. And yet, I would trade all my powers, for some way to make you see how helplessly I love you, that I even kill so that you might live.
Kreon: What a cruel joke. My power is nothing compared to the power your beauty has over me. I am your prisoner, a slave to that which I can never possess...
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cool effects. bad movie.
3 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You don't rent a movie like Spookies if you are looking for a quality horror film. Anyone can tell you that. The only reason I rented this was to see the pretty 80s monster effects, and that's what I got. Pretty and rustic 80s horror. Unfortunately, the movie has a ridiculous plot with the sole intention of showing off the monsters created for the film. There are mud monsters, a reaper, a spider woman, lots and lots of zombies, random creatures, and my favorite, little gremlin-esquire lizard monsters. There are no exciting death sequences. Die hard Horror fans should check this out. You'll enjoy the cheesy effects. There isn't much else in this movie to enjoy.

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