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Hellgate (1989)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  8 August 1990 (USA)
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A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later, the girl's father finds a magic crystal that can bring the life back to dead objects. ... See full summary »

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Matt
Abigail Wolcott ...
Josie Carlyle
Carel Trichardt ...
Lucas Carlyle
Petrea Curran ...
Pam
Evan J. Klisser ...
Chuck
Joanne Warde ...
Bobby (as Joanne Ward)
Frank Notaro ...
Buzz
Lance Vaughan ...
Zonk
Victor Melleney ...
Jonas
Len Sparrowhawk ...
Deputy no. 1
Alan Granville ...
Deputy no. 2
Lynda Powell ...
Waitress 1958
Kimberleigh Stark ...
Waitress 1989
Craig Freimond ...
Gas Station Attendant
Alan Pierce ...
Fast Freddy
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A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later, the girl's father finds a magic crystal that can bring the life back to dead objects. He uses it to re-animate his daughter. He lets her seduce any young man that comes to visit the small town and then kills them. Four young students, two boys and two girls spend a vacation near the town, Hellgate. They hear about the story and get involved. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Beyond the darkness terror lives forever.

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Comedy | Horror

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A Porta do Inferno  »

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Master of ceremonies: What's the difference between a girl from Paris and the Eiffel Tower? Not everyone's been up the Eiffel Tower!
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MEMORIES OF EL MONTE
Written by Frank Zappa & Ray Collins
Performed by The Penguins
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So bad it's almost good.
7 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

Yes, this is a horrible movie. But look at all of the *good* things. Gratuitous sex. Random psychopaths. Gratuitous slow-motion action sequences. Similar visual effects as Hellraiser (the really cheesy Hellraiser effects, granted...). Gratuitous exploding things for no particular reason. It's b-horror at its best. Laughed the whole way through it! Though, I have to admit, the final body count was a bit of a disappointment...


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