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1990 (USA) See more »
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The Sun: Just as silly as it sounds but twice as funny. See more »
Plot:
When a motorbike gang kills an occultist, the evil spirit he was summoning inhabits a damaged bike. The bike is then bought and restored... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Great British Comedy Horror See more (12 total) »

Cast

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Neil Morrissey ... Noddy, aka Nick Oddie
Amanda Noar ... Kim

Michael Elphick ... Inspector Cleaver

Anthony Daniels ... Priest
Andrew Powell ... Roach

George Rossi ... Chopper
Daniel Peacock ... Buzzer
Midge Taylor ... First Road Toad
David Daker ... Desk Sergeant

Burt Kwouk ... Fu King Owner

Brendan Donnison ... Satanist High Priest
Graham Padden ... P.C. Ben E. Dorm
Paula Ann Bland ... Hospital Nurse (as Paula-Ann Bland)
Teddie Thompson ... Hospital Sister
Terence Budd ... Bike Shop Dealer
Ann Casson ... Mrs. Bancroft
Douglas Campbell ... Mr. Bancroft
Richard Smith ... Curate

Roy Alon ... P.C. Harold
Frederick Eaves ... Old Man
Ed Devereaux ... Pub Landlord
Howard Belgard ... Grafitti Artist
Jim Alan ... Grafitti Artist
James McCarthy ... P.C. Doughnut
Pauline Bennion ... W.P.C. Hotdog
Nigel Campbell ... P.C. Splattered
Peter Brookes ... Drunk Driver
Teresa Campbell ... Hospital Receptionist
Jay Roberts ... Ambulance Man
Alan Frank ... Ambulance Man
Jenny Roberts ... Traffic Warden
Charlotte Martin ... Prostitute
Peter Lovstrom ... Gym Trainer
Dave Morris ... Gym Trainer
Scott Adkins ... Jim, Despatch Rider
John Wolskel ... Clive, Despatch Rider
Tommy Moon ... Milkman
Doughnut Noar-Morrissey ... Slasher The Dog

David Haydn-Jones ... Plain Clothes Detective (as David Jones)
Ian Brooker ... Funeral Priest
Dinah Blunt ... Old Man's Nurse
Colin Campbell ... Moped Rider
Esta Charkham ... Mrs. P.C. Harold
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Pip Vicary ... Nurse
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Directed by
Dirk Campbell 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mycal Miller 
John Wolskel 

Produced by
Jim Allan .... associate producer
Mycal Miller .... producer
John Wolskel .... producer
 
Original Music by
Dean Friedman 
 
Cinematography by
Tom Ingle 
 
Film Editing by
Mycal Miller 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nigel Mercer .... assistant director
 
Special Effects by
Bob Keen .... special effects crew: Image Animation
Simon Sayce .... special effects crew: Image Animation
Warwick Sayce .... special effects crew: Image Animation
Paul Spateri .... special effects crew: Image Animation
Steve Watts .... props and motorcycle builder
Robbie Drake .... foam technician (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Roy Alon .... stunt arranger
Roy Alon .... stunts
Tip Tipping .... stunts
 
Other crew
Emma Thomas .... script supervisor
 

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USA:101 min
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The White Swan pub in Henley-on-Arden, which provided accommodation and catering for the film, was owned and run by actor Michael Elphick (Inspector Cleaver in the film).See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Kim (Amanda Noar) brings the cups of tea out to the workshop after Noddy and Buzzer unload the bike from the van, she calls Noddy "Neil" by mistake - Neil Morrissey being the actor's name. He was also Amanda Noar's husband at the time.See more »
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References The Terminator (1984)See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Great British Comedy Horror, 10 November 2007
Author: SgtSteenbeck from United Kingdom

Watching this movie is like going back in time; lots of blood 'n' guts, and all done in worst possible taste! However, unlike some of the earlier video-nasty 'slasher' films which often just tried to shock, this story unfolds with a sense humour, albeit not very subtle. Without giving too much of the story away, the title sums up the plot. Neil Morrissey is great as Noddy the dispatch rider, who buys a second hand Norton at a 'knock down' price, not realising it's possessed by a vampire demon. Other great performances from Amanda Noar as Kim, Michael Elphick (sadly missed) as garlic-breathed Inspector Cleaver and Anthony Daniels as the Priest ("Let's go and kick some bottom!"). This is surely Danny Peacock's finest hour when he appears as a talking turd! Also good to see Burt Kwouk as the owner of an unfortunately named Chinese Takeaway and Graham Padden as PC Ben E. Dorm. Great music score by Dean Friedman, who coincidentally also wrote the music for Boon (starring Michael Elphick and Neil Morrissey). It's a pity they don't make films like this any more!

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