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976-EVIL (1988)

People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers.

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Aunt Lucy
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Marty
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Angela (as Maria Rubell)
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Mr. Selby
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Jeff (as Darren Burrows)
Joanna Keyes ...
Suzie's Mother
Gunther Jenson ...
Airhead (as Gunther Jensen)
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Virgil
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John Doe (as Jon Slade)
Demetre Phillips ...
Sergeant Bell
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People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers.

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Comedy | Horror

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Release Date:

24 March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dial the Devil  »

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$2,955,917
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Trivia

You can see a club sign near the beginning of the film that says 'Diablo'. See more »

Goofs

When Suzie and Hoax are sitting eating pizza in a diner, his hair goes changes how messy it is through the scene. See more »

Quotes

Mark Dark: [to Marty] What do you think is happening in the U.S. today? I mean... a guy can't make a buck anymore.
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Crazy Credits

Mindy Seeger is credited in opening credits but not in the final cast. See more »

Connections

Followed by 976-Evil II (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

I Want You Tonight
Written by Stephen C. Marston, Thomas Chase, and Steve Rucker
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Hey! Wait a minute!
23 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

So, maybe this movie isn't up for an acdemy award, but look at what people are saying. Just because Freddy Krueger directed it, people think it's going to be another "Elm Street" venture? Personally, when I first saw this movie I didn't like it. I thought it was poorly acted, and rather stupid. But then I looked INTO the movie and I saw that it had a message. Yes, a message! I can identify with Hoax, no, not because of the atmosphere at home or because of a cousin that saves the day. In high school every day, I've faced toilet dunking and another horrible things that cruel people have done to me. I know exactly how Hoax felt. And I understood exactly what went on. If you're looking at it from a different point of view, then this movie isn't for you in the first place. But for anyone who has had to deal with cruel jocks and for anyone who has always been ridiculed by girls and others, this movie is for you. Just don't expect it to be another "Elm Street" installment!


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