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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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During most of the film, but especially the end scene where Mike Strauber is shot, his "copper" mask appears to move with his breaths, indicating its true rubber state. See more »

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Music by Peter Pernice and Charlie Sateriale
Lyrics by Kathy Engleman
Performed by Raj'
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This movie is a critical failure....but funny.
27 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie and could not quite decide how I felt about it. Is it a complete failure of filmaking or is it just a piece of mindless garbage that should be seen for the absurd, terrible awful film it is. Despite all of its negatives it is amusing to see, bad music, bad acting, bad writing. Here all the bad comes together, but in a guilty pleasure kind of way. This movie is so bad, it's easy to laugh at it. The best part of it is thinking that the people who helped make this load of crap actually thought they were making a horror film that might scare people. The truth is the opposite, this film is not scary at all but will bring a lot of laughs thanks to it's crappines. I don't know who was responsible for bringing us this, but thanks for the laughs and the lesson of how not to make a movie.


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