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Dead Mate (1988)

Not Rated | | Horror | September 1988 (USA)
Cute waitress/hooker is romanced and wed to handsome stranger/funeral director. He, as well as most of the town prefer their women dead. She is the obvious candidate for that position, as ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Mannino ...
Nora Mae Edwards
David Gregory ...
John Henry Cox
Larry Bockius ...
Sheriff Porter (as Lawrence Bockius)
Judith Mayes ...
Emmaline Strickland
Adam Wahl ...
Evan Matthews
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Rev. Collins
Kelvin Keraga ...
Morley the Chauffeur
Kenneth Giek ...
Bill Billings
Nevada Belle ...
Ma
Kathleen Margo ...
Cicely Matthews
Elizabeth Schram ...
Her Feet
Mark McCally ...
Salesman
Dawn Carpenter ...
Donna
James Brummel ...
Jimmy, the Dishwasher
Lars Hundere ...
Larry
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Cute waitress/hooker is romanced and wed to handsome stranger/funeral director. He, as well as most of the town prefer their women dead. She is the obvious candidate for that position, as his two previous wives were in terrible shape even for dead persons. She must be fleet of foot indeed to avoid their fate. Written by P Ferrell <philf@olypen.com>

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Don't kiss me, I'm not dead...yet.

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Kenneth Giek was the owner of several local funeral homes and his hearses were used in the shooting. See more »

Quotes

John Henry Cox: And best of all she's safe, it's safe sex now, because we can't get AIDS from dead people.
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Baby's Gone Crazy
Performed by Kevin Griffin
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Girls are dying in Newbury,,,and for every dead body there's an happy coroner
12 April 2005 | by (Manchester, UK) – See all my reviews

A seedy low grade little gem kinda like twin peaks crossed with necromantic,,also a film really of its time as its got an aids subplot where a coroner who believes the only safe sex is dead sex.

Without wanting to give too much away the basic plot is a woman who's set to get married to a man moves too his small town,,only to find a secret about his family undertakers.

"they do something with the bodies but it ain't embalming" highly recommended to guys who love this kind of cheesy sleaze,also some gore too for gore fans,,a great must see b-movie (I give 6 - a sure fire cult item)


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