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Spookies (1986)

 -  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

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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GREMLINS chased you/GHOULIES terrified you/Now beg for your life... See more »

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Release Date:

January 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Goblin  »

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

Goofs

Billy leaves his bag by the door, nobody touches it and a few shots later it is gone. See more »

Quotes

Kreon: This time, we must play the game perfectly. When all of the pawns have been sacrificed, we will win our queen back again.
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References Phantasm (1979) See more »

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father, son and the holy spook
18 May 2013 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

The obscure "Spookies" is very fun to watch. It's the typical '80s slasher flick in which some young people stop at a house that contains an evil entity. The evil entity here is a sorcerer who wants to resurrect his bride. There are some really neat makeup effects, and the spider scene was probably the best. I will say that the flatulent monsters were kind of silly, but the movie as a whole was really fun. Despite what the cover implies, the movie is not about monsters attacking naked women. The soundtrack is about what I expected.

OK, so the characters have no depth. Who watches these movies for character development? We watch these flicks to have fun, and there's no shortage of that in "Spookies". It's entertainment for the ages!

So just be careful the next time that you play with a Ouija board.


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