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Crawlspace (1986)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  21 May 1986 (USA)
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A man who runs an apartment house for women is the demented son of a Nazi surgeon who has the house equipped with secret passageways, hidden rooms and torture and murder devices.

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Karl Gunther
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Lori Bancroft
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Harriet Watkins
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Jessica Marlow (as Carol Francis)
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Sophie Fisher (as Tané)
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Martha White
Jack Heller ...
Alfred Lassiter (as Jack Hiller)
David Abbott ...
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Josef Steiner
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A man who runs an apartment house for women is the demented son of a Nazi surgeon who has the house equipped with secret passageways, hidden rooms and torture and murder devices. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Trivia

David Schmoeller had a lot of trouble directing Klaus Kinski. For example, Kinski refused to listen to basic commands such as "action" and "cut". See more »

Goofs

When Josef Steiner knocks at Gunther's door, Gunther is reading while eating candy from an open box on the end table. When he lets Steiner in, the box is now closed. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line; after each failed attempt to kill himself by playing Russian Roulette]
Doctor Karl Gunther: So be it.
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Connections

References Divine Madness (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Lovers Tonight
Music by Pino Donaggio
Lyrics by David Schmoeller
© 1986 Alband Music
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Didn't expect much and WASN'T disappointed!
12 August 2015 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

STEER WELL CLEAR of this movie unless you are unable to sleep and then watch it and you will sleep like a babe. When I saw Klaus Kinski's name shown first as the 'star' of the film I knew it would be BAD because I like everyone else instinctively know that certain actors CANNOT carry a film on their own.You could see most of what was going to happen about 10 minutes before the scene arrived.Kinski to me seemed as if he was trying to speak like the late Peter Lorre but he is neither as good or exciting!Talia Balsam was much better in her role as Lori, one of several boarders in the large house belonging to Dr.Gunther, son of a Nazi who became more insane as the movie progressed.Other parts were played by actors I'd never heard of - either before or since and the budget was probably less than $10K, at least that's what it seemed like.


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