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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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When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

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R | See all certifications »

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

When Suzie (Lezlie Deane) is supposed to be driving the possessed car just prior to her death, you can see the almost invisible stunt driver clad all in black behind the wheel of the car during parts of the sequence, a stunt-double/mannequin is visible riding next to the stunt-driver. See more »

Quotes

Hoax: Once you've been to hell, everything else pales in comparison!
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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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I Want You Tonight
Written by Stephen C. Marston, Thomas Chase, and Steve Rucker
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User Reviews

Suprisingly Really good!
16 July 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I will admit,Possibly the only reason I watched this movie was beause it was directed by Robert Englund,But this movie is quite good!Young Hoax(Stephen Geoffreys) is an all out nerd,With his crazy Religious mother(Sandy Dennis) ruling his life,With his older cousine Spike(Patrick O'Bryan) as his only refuge to the outside world.One day,Spike finds a advertisment for "Horrorscops" at 976 Evil,And uses it a few times,But when Hoax finds it,The murders begin and so does Hoax's Transformation...

Supirsingly well made film has great acting,Good direction,Good gore,And is actully chilling.Great music and opening,With a great end.The special effects are good,And I felt bad for some of the victms,Plus Suzie(Lezlie Deane) Is Hott!!!


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