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Grandmother's House (1988)

 -  Horror | Thriller  -  25 May 1989 (USA)
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When their father dies, Lynn and her younger brother David have to move in with their grandparents. Their mother died already when they were young, so they were told. One morning a dead man... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Foster ...
David
Kim Valentine ...
Lynn
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Grandfather
Ida Lee ...
Grandmother
Brinke Stevens ...
Woman
Michael Robinson ...
Kenny
Craig Yerman ...
Raymond
David Donham ...
Mr. Sackett
Joan-Carol Bensen ...
Mrs. Sackett
Angela O'Neill ...
Darlene
R.J. Walker ...
Sheriff
Furley Lumpkin ...
Deputy
Jeanette Jamron ...
Twin 1
Anitra Jamron ...
Twin 2
David Algeier ...
Minister
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When their father dies, Lynn and her younger brother David have to move in with their grandparents. Their mother died already when they were young, so they were told. One morning a dead man is found near their new home. A friend tells David, that it's not the first. Shortly after he sees his grandparents carry a body into the garage - are they the murderers? David calls the sheriff... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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She'll Spoil You To Death!

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Trivia

In pre-production, a promo reel for the film was made by Peter Rader with assistance from Peter Jensen. The promo reel featured different child actors playing David & Lynn. The promo reel can be found on The Films of Nico Mastorakis Part 4 documentary. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where David is in the hospital emergency room, the nurse wipes blood off his face. In the next scene, a police officer asks him a question. When it cuts back to David, the blood is back on his face. See more »

Quotes

Boy at Pool: If I had a sister like that, I'd boff her!
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Soundtracks

Someone Hung Up on Me Tonight
Music & Lyrics by Barry Labov
Performed by Labov & Beyond
Copyright © Labov & Beyond, BMI 1987
Music Published by Omega Music, Ltd.
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An unexpected treat
19 July 2000 | by (london uk) – See all my reviews

When you come across a movie that no one else has heard of,even amongst fellow horror enthusiasts,and discover it to be both a tense and enjoyable romp,it gives a great deal of pleasure,grandmothers house gave me that feeling.The story itself is nothing to write home about,kids go to live with their grandparents,who have a dark secret, there's a mad woman in the house!! hardly original but then not many films are. But this film has some good heart stopping moments,yes there are some rather gaping holes in the plot and the ending is a bit of a let down but if getting the girlfriend to jump into your arms is a major benefit you can do a lot worse.


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