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Spookies (1986)

R | | Comedy, Horror | January 1988 (USA)
A sorcerer tries to sacrifice a group of people inside his house with the intention of using their vitality to keep his wife alive.

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(as Eugenie Joseph), | 1 more credit »

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(additional material) (as Joseph Burgund), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Felix Ward ...
Maria Pechukas ...
Dan Scott ...
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A.J. Lowenthal ...
Pat Wesley Bryan ...
Peter Dain ...
Peter
Nick Gionta ...
Lisa Friede ...
Joan Ellen Delaney ...
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Rich
Kim Merrill ...
Meegan
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Adrienne (as Charlotte Seeley)
Anthony Valbiro ...
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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It is written evil will inherit the earth and laughter will echo throughout the universe... See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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January 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Goblin  »

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$17,785, 31 January 1987
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This film started out as Twisted Souls. It finished production and was in the editing stage when creative and legal issues ensued. The financial backer then hired a new director/editor who cut out scenes already filmed and inserted newly shot footage several months later (on the same location but with different actors). The rumor that the film is composed of two completely unrelated and unfinished films is NOT true. See more »

Goofs

When a possessed Carol first uses the Ouija board, the planchette begins to move towards Yes. In the next shot it arrives on No. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kreon: My darling Isabelle, I can wait no longer. The final foolish victims, will be here very soon. And then, once again, we shall be together for all time...
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References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

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cool effects. bad movie.
3 January 2005 | by 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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