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Director:
Writers:
Bert L. Dragin (screenplay) &
Robert McDonnell (screenplay)
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Release Date:
October 1988 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Beyond The Living ... Beyond The Dead! See more »
Plot:
The Cates family is thrilled to learn they have inherited the old mansion of the deranged, stage actor... See more » | Add synopsis »
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(5 articles)
User Reviews:
A not too good movie See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Tom Bresnahan ... Scott Cates
Jill Whitlow ... Robin Cates / Myrna
Jonathan Chapin ... Crip / Tyler Walker
Christopher Burgard ... Silk

Sam Melville ... Harry Cates

Brooke Bundy ... Sylvia Cates

Todd Bridges ... Petie
Shawn Player ... Stony
Joleen Lutz ... Candy
Raymond Garcia ... Cheeta
Travis McKenna ... Melvin
Charlie Spradling ... Tina
Lance Wilson-White ... Pizza Boy
Janice Ehrlich ... Policewoman

Bob Mclean ... Harry Cates, Sr. (as Bob McLean)
Richard Meadows ... Potter
Lance Gordon ... Calvin
Bud Anthony ... Policeman #1
Eric Fleeks ... Policeman #2
Steven A. Finly ... Policeman #3 (as Steve Finley)
James Devon ... Policeman #4 (as Brett Garrison)
Dean Alexander ... Garbage Driver
Susie McDonnell ... Campus Girl
Barry Diamond ... Truck Driver's Voices (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Raymond Cruz ... Gang Member

Joel Ross ... Student (uncredited)
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Directed by
Bert L. Dragin 
 
Writing credits
Bert L. Dragin (screenplay) &
Robert McDonnell (screenplay)

Produced by
Guy J. Louthan .... producer
Robert McDonnell .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Bergeaud 
 
Cinematography by
Zoran Hochstätter 
 
Film Editing by
Patrick Rand 
 
Casting by
Kevin Alber 
 
Production Design by
Steven James Rice 
 
Costume Design by
Claire Joseph 
 
Makeup Department
Michael Burnett .... special makeup effects artist
Vance Hartwell .... special makeup effects artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Yeaman .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Joel Ross .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Jeffrey J. Haboush .... sound re-recording mixer
Greg P. Russell .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Stunts
John Branagan .... stunt coordinator
John Branagan .... stunts
Gregg Smrz .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Bahara .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Domonic Muir .... assistant editor
 

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87 min
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Trivia:
Tom Bresnahan did almost all of his own stunts.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Scott and Robin are being chased in the hearse, a leather cap appears on Scotts head in one shot, and quickly disappears again.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Lightning Bug (2004)See more »
Soundtrack:
Santa Ana WindsSee more »

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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A not too good movie, 29 December 2004
Author: brokenlovesongs from United States

80s horror is awesome, and any horror buff will tell you that, but when you're into this sort of thing, there are so many movies you run across that basically just suck. This movie is one of those. The concept is somewhat interesting. A brother and sister are home alone in a haunted house their family recently inherited, but the antagonist isn't the ghost of the performer who once lived in the home. The bad guys in this movie are a group of punks who find their enjoyment in terrorizing the brother and sister. This is definitely a workable plot, but this movie fails on many different levels. First of all, the acting is the sort of stuff you see on bad television; second, the brother and sister are much more carefree and upbeat than they should be in their particular situation, and the gang of punks seems so sadistic that it is practically impossible to think that the police would not have done anything to protect this family. It is a cool idea that the ghost who haunts the house helps the brother and sister kill off the gang of punks, but the kill scenes are terribly uninteresting, and these scenes do not warrant the level of creativity which they attempt to convey. The ending is for those with a very very low attention span. If you're a huge horror buff, like me, then watch this movie for its intriguing concept. Everybody else- stay away.

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