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The Kiss (1988)

R  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Horror  |  14 October 1988 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Felice
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Amy
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Brenda
Nicholas Kilbertus ...
Jack
Sabrina Boudot ...
Heather
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Terry
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Gordon Tobin
Céline Lomez ...
Aunt Irene
Dorian Joe Clark ...
T.C
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Abe
Priscilla Mouzakiotis ...
Young Felice
Talya Rubin ...
Young Hilary
Philip Pretten ...
Father
Johanne Harelle ...
Old African Woman
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Train Station Doctor
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When Felice and Hillary were children, they were separated to live with other people. Felice went off with a relative who possessed an unusual bloodline which was passed on to Felice via a kiss. Now all grown up, Felice is a jet setting model, while Hillary is happily married to husband Jack with a daughter, Amy. One day, Felice calls Hillary and tells her she needs to pass her bloodline onto another relative. When Hillary is killed after the call, Felice slowly makes her way into the family so she can attempt at pass the bloodline onto Amy. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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14 October 1988 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,869,148 (USA)
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Quotes

[Amy tries to escape, but it is Felice who shoves her to the gate and hold her restraint]
Felice: [raspy voice] It's time, Amy.
Amy: [sobs] What do you want?
Felice: A kiss...
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References Blonde Venus (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Under My Skin
Music by J. Peter Robinson and Tom Canning
Lyrics by Pen Densham and Richard Barton Lewis (as Richard B. Lewis)
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Great horror film with lovely Joanna Pacula.
24 October 2005 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Black magic,possession and bizarre deaths turn a normal family's life into a non-stop nightmare.The terror begins in the Belgian Congo,as an unsuspecting young girl named Felice boards a train for what will become a strange,supernatural voyage.Twenty-five years later,Felice,a sensuous fashion model,suddenly appears in New York to visit her teenage niece.Although Amy is excited to meet her aunt,the arrival of this mysterious relative strangely coincides with a gruesome series of violent deaths."The Kiss" by Pen Densham is a pretty decent horror flick.The acting is surprisingly good,the killings are creative and quite gruesome and the climax is reasonably effective,albeit a little bit goofy.Polish horror queen Joanna Pacula appears nude and looks incredibly hot.So if you like horror films with a sprinkle of eroticism give this one a look.8 out of 10.


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