Elves (1989)

PG-13  |   |  Horror  |  1989 (USA)
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A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Austin ...
Deanna Lund ...
Kirsten's Mother
Borah Silver ...
Kirsten's Grandfather
Mansell Rivers-Bland ...
Christopher Graham ...
Laura Lichstein ...
Stacey Dye ...
Winter Monk ...
Jeff Austin ...
Allen Lee ...
Dr. Fitzgerald
Paul Rohrer ...
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Michael Herst ...
Sgt. DeSoto


A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends are trapped in a department store with an elf, and only Dan Haggerty, as the renegade loose-cannon Santa Claus, can save them. Written by Martin Moretti <moretti@master.ceat.okstate.edu>

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They don't work for Santa anymore!




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Elves - Das Monster des Grauens  »

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Kirsten's Mother: Your father's in the study.
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Horrendous but Hilarious
20 March 2005 | by (Santa Cruz, CA) – See all my reviews

No doubt about it, this is one piece of cinematic crap if there ever was one. But, it is likable in several respects. One, Dan Haggerty, he of golden mane (is it gold from all the cigarettes he smokes?) and large belly and beard. Two, the Elf doll is hilariously cheesy. It is like watching someone play with a toy. The thing must only have like one moving part. Three, the dialog is hilarious and the acting is horrendous. As a so bad its funny film, its definitely worth wasting an hour and a half on. But beyond that, this is really crappy. Even as a so bad its funny schlockfest, it could have been much better. It gets bogged down in an absurd conspiracy story about Nazis and the fourth Reich, so on. Although this retarded back story results in a great scene where a professor explains to Marlboro Man Haggerty ( actually they were Camels) the history of Nazis and elves at his Christmas dinner table. The name is false, as well, as there is only one elf.

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