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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 ...
Short Man
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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Horrible
6 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dreadful, justly obscure ghost story. Mary Page Keller and Andrew Stevens play a couple who move into a haunted house. Then Stevens is possessed by a ghost and begins to kill people...or something like that. To be honest I had trouble staying awake so the story is kind of vague.

Dumb, by the numbers "horror" film loaded with false scares and stupid sequences. Like a workman, working outside the house, is killed and hung...and supposedly hangs there for days on end with no one noticing. Or Keller has a pointless dream sequence where a co worker slashes her throat...and leads to nothing. It's only in there to throw some cheap gore into our face.

Keller (who can be good) is lousy and Stevens (who has never been good) is even worse. Dull and pointless. Avoid.


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