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A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum.

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Patty Mullen ...
Judy LaRue / Kiki LaRue
Ruth Collins ...
Tina
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Jane
William Hay ...
Mike
Kenny L. Price ...
Dennis
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Darnell
Dawn Alvan ...
Godiva
Farin ...
Rapunzel
Michael Rogen ...
Mitch Hansen
Harvey Keith ...
Medical Examiner
Steven G. Menkin ...
Assistant Medical Examiner (as Steve Menkin)
Paul Giorgi ...
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A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum. Written by Chris Cuomo

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La casetta degli orrori  »

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$90,000 (estimated)
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Shot in eight days. See more »

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The position of the towels change between shots as Mitch is kneeling next to them near the end of the film. See more »

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Dedicated to Herman and Mary, Jack and Ruth, Mac and Helen, Sam and Betty, John and Florence Menkin. See more »

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Perhaps the greatest B movie ever created
6 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

It is the holy grail of B movies! The acting is sad, but that only adds to the laughs! Effects? Well in the opening scene where a girl loses an arm, you can clearly see her arm "hidden" under some hay. Which only adds to the laughs! And such classic lines as "But, mom! That would be incest!", "I voted for Reagan", and "I hate rap music!!" You would just have to see the movie to really appreciate these lines! If you see it to rent/buy/steal whatever... PICK IT UP!


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