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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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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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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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It's time for fear. It's time for terror. It's time for retribution. The time is now! See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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October 1987 (USA)  »

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Retribution: The Ultimate Nightmare  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

George Miller: [Begging Vito] NO MORE... NO MORE
Vito Minelli Sr.: [as he posesses George once again] ONCE MORE
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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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One of the best original horrors produced!
21 September 2004 | by (Greater Manchester, England (UK)) – See all my reviews

Retribution may look a little bit dated compared to up-to-date films, with it's cheesy 80's feel, but that was just the sign of the times.Dawn of the Dead by Romero, is just the same in the out-dated department-but anyone who's seen it will agree it's still one of the best Zombie films to date! Retribution still has an un-beatable original story-line. It is a little known, rare classic. If you enjoy the horror genre, and have not yet seen this classic- try and get a copy. It is an absolute must see for ALL horror enthusiasts.Well recommended. Everyone i have shown it to was well impressed.It's a treat-especially with todays appalling excuses for Horror films. I really do highly rate and recommend this film, and so does everyone i know.


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