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Death Spa (1989)

R  |   |  Horror  |  October 1990 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
William Bumiller ...
Michael Evans
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Laura Danvers
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David Avery
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Tom
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Priscilla Wayne
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Marvin
Rosalind Cash ...
Sgt. Stone
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Lt. Fletcher (as Frank McCarthy)
Shari Shattuck ...
Catherine
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Robert
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Darla
Joseph Whipp ...
Dr. Lido Moray
Karen Michaels ...
Rhonda
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Vicky (as Tané McClure)
Cindi Dietrich ...
Linda
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Michael's health club is beseiged with a series of terrible murders involving killer saunas and other grisly devices. Michael's wife killed herself a while before and her brother holds Michael responsible. Michael needs to stop the bloodshed before he loses all of his clients. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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This was Merritt Butrick's final film before his death on March 17, 1989 at the age of 29. See more »

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Actress Shari Shattuck's first name is misspelled in the closing credits. See more »

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Featured in An Exercise in Terror: The Making of 'Death Spa' (2014) See more »

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Bless this Mess
Performed by Fade to Gray
Composed by Troy Allen and Mark Allen
Gray Helmer Music (BMI)
Courtesy of f.d. Records
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What a Hilarious Flick
18 November 2005 | by (Sleesburg, VA.) – See all my reviews

I have been waiting to find a copy of this movie since I saw a preview for it about 15 years ago. Finally, a few weeks ago I got a copy of the uncut version and I laughed my way through most of this movie. OK, most of the dialogue in this movie is just bad. Not even one of my personal favorite actors (Ken Foree) could save this bad script writing. But hey, this is a movie that takes place in a gym most of the time. How good could the dialogue be? The story line is decent enough to keep interest. Although, things do start to crumble near the end of the movie. But hey, that's OK because the end is the best part of the movie. And I can't forget the gore. This movie is rather graphically violent and I think that's where most of the laughs come in. Mainly, at times the gore takes you by surprise with certain scenes like peoples hands blowing to pieces or throats be impaled through. Yes, this movie is a lot of good fun and if you can stand bad dialogue and extremely bad eights music check it out, if you can find a copy.


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