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Truth or Dare?: A Critical Madness (1986)

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Mike Strauber catches his wife Sharon in bed with his best friend Jerry. He gets mad and takes off to embark on an adventure of murder and self-mutilation in demented games of truth or dare.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Brace ...
Mike Strauber
Mary Fanaro ...
Sharon Strauber
Bruce Gold ...
Jerry Powers
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Little Mike (as Alexander J. McLean)
Christopher Bontempo ...
Playmate
Jon Creamer ...
Playmate
Christine Duff ...
Playmate
Jennifer Duff ...
Playmate
Priscilla Duff ...
Mike's Mother
Kerry Ellen Walker ...
Hitch-Hiker
D.C. 'Dash' Goff ...
Park Ranger (as Dash Goff)
Rick Paige ...
Dr. Thorne
Mona Jones ...
Dr. Evans
Bruce Paquette ...
Garage Attendent
Edward L. Elliott II ...
Man-Next-Door
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Mike Strauber catches his wife Sharon in bed with his best friend Jerry. He gets mad and takes off to embark on an adventure of murder and self-mutilation in demented games of truth or dare. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Starting within the very first ten minutes of the film, Mike Strauber has the unique and uncanny ability to generate weapons from thin air, such as the pistol he grips when contemplating suicide. Director Tim Ritter explains in the commentary that there were missing scenes in which Mike Strauber goes to a hardware store to get "supplies," however most of the weapons Strauber generates cannot be found at a hardware store. See more »


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Music by Paul Pernice and Peter Pernice
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Mental Murderous Rampage
27 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

just recently picked this movie up because it sounded cool. If you have read the plot, it is about a man who finds his wife cheating on him with a friend. This is at the very beginning. he does not kill them though. I was disappointed. However, it drives him nuts. As the years go on he gets more and more nuts and plays Truth or Dare with himself. He gets institutionalized, but escapes What we see in the rest of the film is Mike go on a rampage. I was enjoying the film, but once the action started getting better all I can say is WOW.

He drives around with a large assortment of weapons and kills anyone he please. Be it pedestrians or cops.

If you like slashers, if you like gore, if you like over the top gore this is the movie for you. It was quite the find.


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