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Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)

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Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein, and encounter such kooky creatures as the sensitive Wolfman, the horny ... See full summary »

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Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein, and encounter such kooky creatures as the sensitive Wolfman, the horny Vampiress Odette, as well as a whole cast of other weirdos. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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WANTED: Two thrill-seeking reporters, brains optional, looking to dig up the story of the century. For information call...

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8 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Reise nach Transilvanien  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis never met until this film. See more »

Goofs

When Ed Begley's character Gil Turner is lost in the swamp and climbs down the tree, he crawls over a body. The person playing the body tried not to blink, but it's obvious that he does. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Fejos: Is good, ya? Is funny?
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References The Blob (1958) See more »

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Theme from 'New York, New York'
by John Kander and Fred Ebb
Used by permission of CBS Unart Catalog Inc.
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Good one
15 October 2004 | by (St. Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

Transylvania 6-5000 is the movie that my siblings and I make inside jokes about and no one ever gets them. This movie is funny. The person that wrote the highly retentive review above is lacking a significant character trait necessary to positively judge such films: persistent immaturity. OK, his mother may be really proud of him. However, the ability to appreciate the validity of Transylvania 6-5000 is unique, and I am quite happy to admit that I am a fan. And believe it or not, I am not a weirdo movie buff who goes out of her way to "appreciate" stupid ass movies. Rather, I look to flicks such as the one in question to remind me so fondly of my 80s childhood. Stupid humor is remarkably cathartic, especially when nostalgia pervades, and that is why I love Transylvania 6-5000. Watch it and love it.

One liners make my life worth living.


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