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Spookies (1986)

R  |   |  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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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

Adrienne's hair repeatedly changes position when she hears the cat noises, before being attacked. See more »

Quotes

Isabelle: [Isabelle awakens] Kreon? No! What have you done?
Kreon: I have waited by your side day and night, for an entire lifetime.
[He leans in for a kiss]
Isabelle: Stay away! I don't want you by my side, I don't want you anywhere near me.
Kreon: But, you see now that we can never be separated?
Isabelle: Please, let me die.
Kreon: We live through each other.
Isabelle: No, release me!
Kreon: There can be no end for either of us!
Isabelle: Why won't you let this end?
[...]
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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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