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Retribution (1987)

A Manic depressive artist survives a suicidal fall only to be possessed by a murdered gangster, who uses the artist to seek vengeance on those that ended his life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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George Miller
Leslie Wing ...
Jennifer Curtis
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Angel
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Dr. Alan Falconer
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Dr. John Talbot
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Mrs. Stoller
Clare Peck ...
Carla Minelli
Chris Caputo ...
Dylan
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Lt. Ashley
Ralph Manza ...
Amos
Mario Roccuzzo ...
Johnny Blake
Harry Caesar ...
Charlie
Jeffrey Josephson ...
Joe Martinez
Danny Daniels ...
Rasta Doctor (as Danny D. Daniels)
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Storyline

At Halloween George Miller jumps down from the roof of a hotel. But he's rescued and survives. In psychiatry the young Dr. Jennifer Curtis cares for him and gives him back his will to live. However he suffers from terrible nightmares. Back home, he discovers in the newspaper that his dreams, in which he forces other people to kill themselves in most cruel ways, seem to be reality. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A Supernatural Nightmare of Unholy Terror. See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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October 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Retribution: The Ultimate Nightmare  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

George Miller: [Begging Vito] NO MORE... NO MORE
Vito Minelli Sr.: [as he posesses George once again] ONCE MORE
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Connections

Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Living in a Cesspool
by Tavabonn
© 1986 Kutabov Music A.S.C.A.P.
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can i own this on DVD?
17 April 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i watched this film years ago, and was pleasantly surprised how effectively scary it was because i'd never heard of it. i can remember the lead character with scary eyes at the end, and a sexy suzanne snyder as prostitute i think. i would love to watch this movie again, just to see if it has the same effect now as it did then. i doubt it though as most of these eighty's films usually age badly, it would be good to know if i can own this film on DVD. this film if i remember rightly does not deserve to to b washed up and never seen again like a lot of the mindless tosh being produced at the time. there was a few little gems that slipped through the net that are half decent additions to the genre. I'm sure this is one of them.


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