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Blood Theatre (1984)

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An old movie house plagued with a history of unexplained tragedies is reopened with bloody history repeating itself

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miss Blackwell
Jenny Cunningham ...
Jennifer / Ellen
Jonathan Blakely ...
Original Owner
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Adrian
Joanna Foxx ...
Selena
Stephanie Dillard ...
Darcy
Rob-Roy Fletcher ...
Dean Murdock
Daniel Schafer ...
Malcolm
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Young Original Owner
Lynne Darcy ...
Ticket Booth Girl
Cynthia Hartline ...
Jamie Hart
Lisa Lindsley ...
Lisa
Joni Barnes ...
Dee-Dee
Pam McCormack ...
Lisa's Friend
Laurie Tidemanson ...
Dee-Dee's Friend
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A haunted movie theater is the setting of many bizarre murders, (i.e. "popcorned" to death in the popcorn machine), in this sleazy horror spoof. Written by Philip Brubaker <coda@nando.net>

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Joanna Foxx's entire performance has been re-voiced by another actress. See more »

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Adrian: Sit down!
Delinquent Usherette: [Gives her the finger] Sit on this bitch!...
[Gyrates provocatively in front of the screen ]
Delinquent Usherette: ...I am the next feature!
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I love Mary Woronov
21 October 2003 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I agree that Mary Woronov (Murdoch's secretary) is one of the only good things about this film. She is my favorite actress ever, every role she plays is always done so well. Her character is sly, sarcastic, clever, light hearted, funny and cunning. She really pulls this role off well and you get a good feel for what her character is all about.

The rest of the movie is pretty bad. The music is the most entertaining thing left. One of the characters has this really strange circular radio that she brings with her while she wears her tight zebra striped tank top.

One thing that was a little intriguing about the story was the idea that someone hires these three college-aged kids to spruce up an old abandoned theater. He gives them the keys and says - go at it. That would be really fun and I wish someone would give me that chance! Imagine going into an old abandoned theater with two other people and you get to decide how to decorate it, and fix it up. You have total control over the whole building. That would be so fun! Unfortunately, the characters do not think of this as an exciting adventure, they think of it as a big chore. They walk around with long faces and fight with each other the whole time. It's kind of a bummer. But it's fun to think about the possibilities that these people aren't even excited about.

The movie does a pretty good job at making you feel helpless or a little spooked out by the theater itself. However, the acting (besides Woronov.. and possibly Murdoch, the boss - just because makes a really good money hungry fake smiley business man who never has any luck) is really horrible and you just end up feeling unsatisfied. Plus, the random slapstick is a little tacky and kind of ruins the reality that the film tries to create.

Watch this if you dig Mary Woronov, funky 80's Casio keyboard style electronic beats and if you think having a giant spooky abandoned theater to yourself is at all intriguing.


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