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976-EVIL (1988)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  24 March 1989 (USA)
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People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Hoax
Patrick O'Bryan ...
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Aunt Lucy
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Marty
María Rubell ...
Angela (as Maria Rubell)
Lezlie Deane ...
Suzie
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Marcus
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Mr. Michaels
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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)
J.J. Johnston ...
Virgil
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John Doe (as Jon Slade)
Demetre Phillips ...
Sergeant Bell
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Storyline

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

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Genres:

Comedy | Horror

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Release Date:

24 March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dial the Devil  »

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Box Office

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$2,955,917 (USA)
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Trivia

Spike's usual (favorite food) at the diner is 'Deviled Egg'. See more »

Goofs

When Hoax gets sick dissecting the frog he removes the surgical glove from his right hand. Then in the mirror in the bathroom it's back as he pulls out his hair, then when he's attacking the thug it's gone and then when he cuts off another thugs hand it's back. See more »

Quotes

Pet Parrot: [After possessed Hoax slashes and kills his mother and blood splatters onto the sofa]
[Repeated Line]
Pet Parrot: Not on the couch! Not on the Couch! *squawk
Hoax: [Possessed Hoax reaches into the cage and squeezes the bird to death] That's what the plastic's for, asshole!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Fright Night (1985) See more »

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The Only Thing I Really Need
Written by Stephen C. Marston, Thomas Chase, and Steve Rucker
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User Reviews

Stephen Geoffreys is hip!
18 July 2002 | by (Kathleen Hanna's soul) – See all my reviews

Stephen Geoffreys is the type of actor that Bob Saget and Eminem wish they could be! Stephen takes a bland horror flick and transforms it into a surreal epic! Stephen is Hoax, a shut-in of a teenager who lives with his insane and controlling mother. Stephen rules, dude! He is one of the best actors that I can think of, and his performance in this film will make you, as the viewer, feel quite a variety of emotions all at once! Good stuff, man!


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