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An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman's house. They are killed and the lamp is moved to a museum to be studied. The curator's daughter is soon possessed... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deborah Winters ...
Eve Ferrell / Young Arab Woman / Old Arab Woman
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Dr. Wallace
Andra St. Ivanyi ...
Alex Wallace
Scott Bankston ...
Ted Pinson
Red Mitchell ...
Mike Daley (as Mark Mitchell)
André Chimène ...
Tony Greco
Damon Merrill ...
Babs
Barry Coffing ...
Ross
Tracye Walker ...
Gwen
Raan Lewis ...
Terry
Hank Amico ...
Harley
Brian Floores ...
Max
Michelle Watkins ...
Faylene
Danny Daniels ...
Dr. Theo Bressling (as Danny D. Daniels)
Roy Alan Wilson ...
Bob - guard
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An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman's house. They are killed and the lamp is moved to a museum to be studied. The curator's daughter is soon possessed by the genie and invites her friends to spend the night at the museum, along with some uninvited guests. The genie kills them off in an attempt to fulfill her ultimate wish. Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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Make a wish... if you dare. See more »

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21 November 1987 (Japan)  »

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The Lamp  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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When Alex is at the breakfast table and her dad is in the kitchen stomping out the burning toast, the blinds over the sink are clearly open as sunlight is shining through. However, right after Dr. Wallace leaves the room to get dressed and Alex steps in to clean up the mess the blinds are suddenly closed without either having touched them. See more »

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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT
Written and Performed by Rick DeLano
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Tolerable.
3 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

An enjoyably cheesy B-movie that has bad acting all around (everyone seems to agree on that), but also some imaginatively gruesome scenes that make it worthwhile for undemanding genre fans. Inarguable highlight is the scene involving a naked girl (of course!), a bathtub and several snakes.....ugh! See if you can understand the point of the brief shot after the closing credits. (**)


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