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Twice Dead (1988)

The Cates family is thrilled to learn they have inherited the old mansion of the deranged, stage actor, Tyler Walker. They arrive to discover that the mansion has turned into a playground ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Scott Cates (as Tom Breznahan)
Jill Whitlow ...
Robin Cates / Myrna
Jonathan Chapin ...
Crip / Tyler Walker
Christopher Burgard ...
Silk
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Harry Cates
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Sylvia Cates
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Petie
Shawn Player ...
Stony
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Candy
Travis McKenna ...
Melvin
Charlie Spradling ...
Tina
Lance Wilson-White ...
Pizza Boy
Janice Ehrlich ...
Policewoman
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Harry Cates, Sr. (as Bob McLean)
Richard Meadows ...
Potter
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The Cates family is thrilled to learn they have inherited the old mansion of the deranged, stage actor, Tyler Walker. They arrive to discover that the mansion has turned into a playground for a local street gang. But the gang is not all the Cates children have to worry about as Tyler's ghost makes it known he is not pleased with their intrusion. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Beyond The Living ... Beyond The Dead! See more »

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October 1988 (USA)  »

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Bons baisers de l'au-delà  »

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Trivia

Some of the scenes shot on location at UCLA were filmed without permits. See more »

Goofs

In the first scene, set around 1930, the table is set with Roger's Flair pattern of silverware, which however wasn't made until the 1950s. See more »

Connections

References First Blood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancin' on Midnight
Performed by White Lightning
Written by Dennis Churchill Dries, Rick Chadock, Gary Brandon
Publisher: Mitchell Leib (as Mitchell Lieb)
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Dancing with the mannequin.
12 January 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

The Cates family from Colorado moves into broken down Beverly Hills mansion.They discover not only does a gang of malicious punks hang out there,but so does the angry spirit of a deceased actor Tyler Walker who is not pleased some rebellious teens have taken over his property."Twice Dead" begins with lovingly surreal sequence in which an actor from silent era is dancing with a mannequin.It mixes light-hearted humour with gore and supernatural stuff.All characters in "Twice Dead" are stereotypes and the dialogue is often hilarious.As with most films in this genre there are a lot of plot holes and lack of logic or consistency,but the death scenes are quite cool.Even motorcycle is used as a murder weapon.8 out of 10 for cheesy "Twice Dead".


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