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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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A night of unrelenting terror 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

Billy leaves his bag by the door, nobody touches it and a few shots later it is gone. 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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Legendary spookshow with spookies.
12 January 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Spookies" is a well-known title among the horror fans due to its copious creature effects.Set in a dilapidated and spooky mansion it features plenty of different monsters including farting mud-men,small reptilian demons,giant spiders,an arachnid woman,an octopus-like creature with electric tentacles,a skeletal witch,a Grim Reaper statue, a vampiric boy in a monk's habit and a large group of zombies.I must say that I was impressed by fantastic creature effects made by Gabe Bartalos,Arnold Gargulio,Jennifer Aspinal and John Dods."Spookies" along with "The Evil Dead","Return of the Living Dead" and "Demons" is an essence of low-budget 80's horror cinema.8 spookies out of 10.


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