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Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)

R | | Horror, Music | 1988 (Greece)
At an old farmhouse, a family mysteriously dissapears at the hands of evil. Years later, hair metal band The Tritons comes to the farmhouse, whose barn now features a 24-track recording ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Mikl Thor ...
John Triton
Jillian Peri ...
Lou Anne
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Roger Eburt
David Lane ...
Max
Teresa Simpson ...
Randy
Adam Fried
Denise Dicandia ...
Dee Dee
Jesse D'Angelo ...
Little Boy
Rusty Hamilton ...
Seductress
Cindy Cirile ...
Mother (as Clara Pater)
Chris Finkel ...
Father
Liane Abel Dietz ...
Mary Eburt (as Liane Abel)
Jim Cirile ...
Stig
Gene Kroth ...
Karl
Carrie Schiffler ...
Cindy Connelly
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At an old farmhouse, a family mysteriously dissapears at the hands of evil. Years later, hair metal band The Tritons comes to the farmhouse, whose barn now features a 24-track recording studio. Lead singer John Triton gets the band to perform their first night in the farmhouse after dinner, and weird little beasties suddenly appear, and strange things start to happen. Band members (and their tag along girlfriends) begin to act strangely and vanish one by one. Soon, only John Triton remains, and he holds a secret. Finally, the evil shows itself and a battle between heaven and hell ensues.... Written by Chris Rutkowski <rcd1215@mail.purduenc.edu>

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When you raise Hell ... the Devil must be paid - in full! [video cover]

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Shot in just seven days. See more »

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When John searches downstairs, he's wearing stage make-up and his silver jacket. When he goes upstairs, he's clean-faced and wearing a sweater. Then when he goes back downstairs, he's wearing the make-up and jacket again. See more »

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Phil: Have no fear. Wonder Manager will save the day!
Dee Dee: "Wonder Manager"?
Max: Yeah. It's a wonder he's our manager!
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Featured in Nightmare in Canada: Canadian Horror on Film (2004) See more »

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I'm so glad they make these!
24 March 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I can't believe stuff like this gets made, but I am so glad they did it.

Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare is a delicious piece of mid-80s drive-in fodder. The thing that makes these kinds of films so unique and fun to watch is the seriousness with which the major players seem to take their part in them. It is their obliviousness to the low-quality of the product that is this grade-Z film's most fascinating aspect.

It is appallingly poorly acted. It is written by total amateurs. It is directed enthusiastically and even artistically in places, and is thankfully short in duration, for although it has moments of professionalism, they are more than outnumbered and greedily overshadowed by some of the silliest scenes ever to make it to the VCR.

It's the Muppet Show meets Spinal Tap meets Friday the 13th meets total crap, and total crap wins the day! Hooray!


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