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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

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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Comedy | Horror

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January 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Goblin  »

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Trivia

Executive producer Michael Lee came up with the idea for the Muck Men to make farting noises. See more »

Goofs

Adrienne's hair repeatedly changes position when she hears the cat noises, before being attacked. 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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Referenced in The American Nightmare (2000) See more »

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since when is death flammable?
11 August 2000 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Spookies is shy and unsure of itself at first but its confidence grows and shows us what its got starting with Duke's "What's behind this door?!" and subsequent chair smashing. All it needed was a little encouragement, encouragement that other reviewers are denying it!

Farting muck monsters in the basement! A Grim Reaper made out of oily rags! (apparently) An un-dead Winona Rider lookalike! A zombified Michael Jackson impersonator! More movies should be like Spookies! The movie doesn't take itself seriously and so neither should the audience. The American public can only take so much terrorists at sporting events-world being saved by greasy wife beater shirt wearing hung over Bruce Willis-Nicolas Cage types from Brian Depalma until our souls are empty, minds numbed, and we become zombies. Wait! If that happens we can make more movies like Spookies! My optimism and hope for the world has been renewed!


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