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Scared Stiff (1987)

R | | Horror | 23 October 1987 (USA)
Strange visions come to haunt a singer when she and her boyfriend-psychiatrist move into the old house that is haunted by the ghost of a slave owner.

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David Young
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Kate Christopher
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George Masterson
Josh Segal ...
Jason
Bill Hindman ...
Dr. Ben Brightman (as William M. Hindman)
Jackie Davis ...
Detective Whitcomb (as Jakie Davis)
Nicole Fortier ...
Elizabeth Masterson
Brian Smith ...
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Tony Shepherd ...
Wally
Tom Kouchalakos ...
Michael Murphy
Jennifer Hingel ...
Jennifer
Richard Jason ...
Elizabeth's Son
Pete Conrad ...
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Carol Gun ...
Sherry
Ellen Simmons ...
Claire
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Strange visions come to haunt a singer when she and her boyfriend-psychiatrist move into the old house that is haunted by the ghost of a slave owner.

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There's no place left to hide.

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The workman's eyes clearly move after he is dead. See more »

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Referenced in Satan's Storybook (1989) See more »

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Beat of the Heart
by Billy Barber
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What's that smell?
20 August 2002 | by (Upstate New York) – See all my reviews

Could it be the workman, hanging undiscovered outside a boy's screenless window? He hangs there by his neck for days, perhaps weeks without being found, despite being in clear view from the outside, despite being less than a foot away from the boy's window; shouldn't there be flies? shouldn't the smell be intense?

But no, as you might suspect, it is this movie that stinks - stinks real bad. Whether its Andrew Stevens typical performance as...Andrew Stevens, or the Comic Relief Cop, or the Negroid (!) Slaveowner Werebeast, or the Giant Kitsch Indian Head Lamp, or, or, or...oh man, it's too bad to go on.

Miss it, unless you want to kill some time, and have a few (not many) laughs or groans at this painful wreck.


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