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Director:
Writers:
Brian Helgeland (writer)
Rhet Topham (writer)
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Release Date:
24 March 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
One Number for Hell! See more »
Plot:
People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Stephen Geoffreys is hip! See more (48 total) »

Cast

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Stephen Geoffreys ... Hoax
Patrick O'Bryan ... Spike

Sandy Dennis ... Aunt Lucy

Jim Metzler ... Marty
María Rubell ... Angela (as Maria Rubell)
Lezlie Deane ... Suzie

J.J. Cohen ... Marcus

Paul Willson ... Mr. Michaels

Greg Collins ... Mr. Selby

Darren E. Burrows ... Jeff (as Darren Burrows)
Joanna Keyes ... Suzie's Mother
Gunther Jenson ... Airhead (as Gunther Jensen)
J.J. Johnston ... Virgil

John Slade ... John Doe (as Jon Slade)
Demetre Phillips ... Sergeant Bell
Don Bajema ... Deputy
Jim Thiebaud ... Rags
Wendy J. Cooke ... Gang Girl (as Wendy Cooke)
Tom McFadden ... Minister (as Thom McFadden)
Larry Turk ... Operator #1
Cynthia Szigeti ... Female Operator
Christopher Metas ... Cashier
Roxanne Rogers ... Waitress

Bert Hinchman ... Coroner

Nay K. Dorsey ... Paramedic #1 (as Nay Dorsey)
Jim Landis ... Paramedic #2
Ed Corbett ... Santa Claus
Quigley ... Aunt Lucy's Parrot

Robert Picardo ... Mark Dark

Mindy Seeger ... Victim
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Boutin ... Wife (uncredited)
Nick Dongarra ... Husband (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Englund 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brian Helgeland  writer
Rhet Topham  writer

Produced by
Lisa M. Hansen .... producer
Paul Hertzberg .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Thomas Chase 
Steve Rucker 
 
Cinematography by
Paul Elliott 
 
Film Editing by
Stephen R. Myers 
 
Production Design by
David Brian Miller 
 
Set Decoration by
Nancy Booth 
 
Makeup Department
Grant Arndt .... special makeup effects assistant: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
Howard Berger .... shop supervisor: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
Gino Crognale .... special makeup effects assistant: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
Robert Kurtzman .... on-set makeup applicator: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
Rick Lalonde .... special makeup effects assistant: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
Larry Odien .... special makeup effects assistant: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
Zandra Platzek .... special makeup effects assistant: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
Christopher Swift .... special makeup effects assistant: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
Kevin Yagher .... make-up effects creator: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.
 
Production Management
Rick Blumenthal .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Oswald .... second assistant director
Jeff Shiffman .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Chris Buchinsky .... storyboard artist
Paul Byers .... property master
Michael A. Clark .... construction coordinator
Robyn Jacobs .... propmaker
Jim Landis .... assistant property master
Lyndell Wolff .... construction coordinator
Peter Flynn .... propmaker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Patrick Bietz .... sound editor
Jeffrey J. Haboush .... sound re-recording mixer
John Post .... supervising sound editor
Greg P. Russell .... sound re-recording mixer
Cathy McKelvey .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Hal Miles .... animatronic supervisor
James M. Navarra .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Tim Donahue .... visual effects art director: Introvision
William Mesa .... visual effects supervisor
Marcus Tate .... visual effects cameraman
 
Stunts
Kenny Bates .... stunts
Lynn Salvatori .... stunt double
Jack West .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Buchinsky .... still photographer
Kenny S. Christiansen .... best boy electric
Stanley B. Gill .... assistant camera
Stanley B. Gill .... camera operator
Doug Weinmann .... electrician
 
Music Department
Kennard Ramsey .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Patrick Avedissian .... production assistant
Michael Curtis .... production assistant
Helen Pinkston .... script supervisor
 

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USA:92 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Hoax casts the spell that makes spiders come out of Suzie's TV dinner, there's a box of snack cakes behind the TV dinner called "Devil Twins".See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: 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:[possessed Hoax produces two ripped-out hearts] Would it be possible... to enter the game with a pair of hearts?See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
I Want You TonightSee more »

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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Stephen Geoffreys is hip!, 18 July 2002
Author: CharlesCrumb from Kathleen Hanna's soul

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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