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Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)

 -  Horror | Music | Musical  -  July 1987 (USA)
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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 ... 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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Horror | Music | Musical

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Trivia

Shot in just seven days. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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Cheese to the fifth power!!!
24 October 2003 | by (Minneapolis) – See all my reviews

Oh my goodness! I love this movie! It is so incredibly cheesy and fun! A friend and I blindly rented this back when we were in high school (lo those many years ago) during one of our horrorfests. We laughed so hard we cried. This is low-budget film-making at its best. The monster seriously looks like it is made of papier mache, tin foil, and light bulbs. Thor's costume, that horrible band, everything is so amazing. Fans of bad horror must see this flick.


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