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Transylvania 6-5000
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Release Date:
8 November 1985 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
WANTED: Two thrill-seeking reporters, brains optional, looking to dig up the story of the century. For information call...
Plot:
Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein... See more » | Add synopsis »
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(9 articles)
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Worth A Watch See more (53 total) »

Cast

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Jeff Goldblum ... Jack Harrison

Joseph Bologna ... Dr. Malavaqua

Ed Begley Jr. ... Gil Turner

Carol Kane ... Lupi

Jeffrey Jones ... Lepescu

John Byner ... Radu

Geena Davis ... Odette

Michael Richards ... Fejos

Donald Gibb ... Wolfman

Norman Fell ... Mac Turner

Teresa Ganzel ... Elizabeth Ellison
Rudy De Luca ... Lawrence Malbot
Inge Appelt ... Madame Morovia
Bozidar Smiljanic ... Insp. Percek
Petar Buntic ... Hunyadi
Dusko Valentic ... Twisted Man
Ksenia Prohaska ... Mummy (as Ksenija Prohaska)
Sara Grdjan ... Laura Ellison
Nada Abrus ... Uta (as Nada Arbus)
Visnja Babic ... Peasant Girl (as Visnja Konigskneght)
Slobodan Milovanovic ... Front Guard
Vida Jerman ... Rear Guard
Vjenceslav Kapural ... Jailer (as Venco Kapural)
Thomas H. Brodek ... Bandleader

Directed by
Rudy De Luca 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rudy De Luca 

Produced by
Thomas H. Brodek .... producer
Arnie Fishman .... executive producer
Paul Lichtman .... executive producer
Glenn Neufeld .... associate producer
Mace Neufeld .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ira Hearshen 
Lee Holdridge 
Alfi Kabiljo  (as Alfie Kabiljo)
 
Cinematography by
Tomislav Pinter  (as Tom Pinter)
 
Film Editing by
Harry Keller 
 
Casting by
Joseph D'Agosta 
Monica Swann 
 
Production Design by
Zeljko Senecic 
 
Set Decoration by
Ivica Trpcic  (as Trpcic Ivica)
 
Costume Design by
Christine Glazier 
Latica Ivanisevic 
 
Makeup Department
Halid Redzebasic .... makeup artist (as Halid Redzebastic)
 
Production Management
Donko Buljan .... production supervisor
Trevor Jolly .... post-production supervisor
Milan Stanisic .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Zoran Budak .... assistant director
Donald Heitzer .... first assistant director (as Don Heitzer)
Roger La Page .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Krsto Beric .... cable person
Steve Cantamessa .... boom operator (as Steve Cantamesa)
Joseph D. Citarella .... re-recording mixer (as Joseph Citarella)
Jonathan D. Evans .... foley artist (as Jonathan Evans)
Michael Fishman .... sound assistant
Charles Grenzbach .... sound re-recording mixer (as Charles Bud Greenzbach)
Frederick Hudson .... foley artist
Pat Mitchell .... sound mixer
R.J. Palmer .... supervising sound editor
Steve Rice .... adr editor
Steve Rice .... dialogue editor
Ray West .... sound re-recording mixer (as George Ray West)
David Lewis Yewdall .... sound designer
 
Special Effects by
Ellis Burman Jr. .... special effects makeup (as Ellis Burman)
Marijan Karoglan .... special effects (as Marijan Kuroglan)
Branko Repalust .... on set props
Bob Williams .... special effects makeup
 
Stunts
Robert Hammond .... stunts
Aldo Toncic .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tihomir Marcius .... best boy
Goran Mecava .... focus puller (as Goran Mecana)
Zoran Mikincic .... clapper loader (as Zoran Budin)
Zlatko Mrakovic .... still photographer (as Alatko Mrakovic)
 
Casting Department
Zoran Dragovic .... casting director: Croatia
 
Editorial Department
K.C. Camp .... assistant editor
Ingeborg Fülepp .... assistant editor
Ray Martin .... color timer
 
Music Department
Brad Dechter .... music arranger
Ira Hearshen .... orchestrator
Lee Holdridge .... orchestrator
Ken Johnson .... music editor
Alfi Kabiljo .... music coordinator (as Alfie Kabiljo)
Randy Waldman .... musician: synthesizer
Nicholas C. Washington .... music editor (as Nick Washington)
 
Transportation Department
Mladen Cernjak .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Zrinka Anic .... production secretary (as Zrinka Buljan)
Wallace Beene .... unit publicist (as Wally Beene)
Kathy Day .... production secretary
Lynn Elston .... assistant auditor
Lisa Flake .... unit consultant
Steve Haberman .... visual consultant
Lorraine Holnback-Brodek .... production coordinator
Zeljko Hren .... caterer
Robert Jellen .... insurance
Robert F. Lyons .... production assistant
Mickie McGowan .... adr voice (as Mickie McGowen)
Jennifer Neiman .... auditor (as Jennifer Nelman)
Nancy Neufeld Callaway .... end titles (as Nancy Neufeld)
Bill Sheally .... auditor (as Bill Shealy)
Patience Thoreson .... script supervisor
 

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93 min
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Australia:M (DVD rating) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Iceland:12 | Spain:13 | UK:PG | USA:PG

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Trivia:
The movie was financed by the Dow chemical company in order to spend "frozen" finances (money that couldn't be spent outside the country of origin) that the company had in Yugoslavia.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): 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:
Fejos:Would you like to buy a monkey?See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofs The Mummy (1932)See more »
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Transylvania 6-5000See more »

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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Worth A Watch, 14 June 2002
Author: aesgaard41 from United States

I love a good horror comedy, and this movie does a great job poking fun at tabloids, the old movie monsters as well as East Europe. The plot is good, but the script seems written by high school kids with a mismatch of jokes and laughs varying from funny and hilarious to just bad. Some of them shoved down your throat. First off, Goldblum and Begley are a hilarious comedy team; Goldblum acts like some sort of genius in logic with Begley as his gullible foil. Begley is a believer, but Goldblum is a confirmed skeptic with a sense of humor. They are sent to Transylvania to investigate someone masquerading as the Frankenstein monster. Not knowing exactly where the region is, they are told it is over there somewhere. The problem with this is that Transylvania is not a town or a country; it's a region of Romania (the movie was actually filmed in Yugoslavia). Nevertheless, the locals, somehow knowing too much of American culture, have fun teasing these bumbling reporters. Jeffrey Jones is a bit subdued in his acting, but Joe Bologna has a fun time with his role. Michael Richards plays a bellboy doing bad prop comic jokes in order to get Begley to take him to Hollywood. The funniest characters are John Byner and Carol Kane as married servants who have been married too long. He wants to take things easy, but she is still in love with him. In some scenes, Kane is almost as funny and coquettish as Madonna used to be. Geena Davis, however, is woefully miscast as a sex starved lady pretending to be a vampire. As a whole, it's not a bad movie, but the soundtrack is bad and the ending just doesn't measure up to the movie. The whole thing sort of ends anti-climactically with a whimper, but yet, it's still worth a watch.

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