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Girlfriend from Hell (1989)

R  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  30 March 1990 (Portugal)
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The inventor of the condom-- now God's bounty hunter- is tasked with tracking down and capturing the Devil, who has possessed the body of a high school wallflower in order to feed on human souls via sex.

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Maggie
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Chaser
Lezlie Deane ...
Diane (as Lezlie Dean)
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David
Anthony Barrile ...
Carl
Ken Abraham ...
Rocco
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Freda (as Sarah Kate Coughlin)
Hilary Morse ...
Alice
Brad Zutaut ...
Teddy
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Carl's Dad
Renee Wayne Golden ...
Mother Superior
Laura Bruneau ...
Sister Franks
Kim North ...
Sister Beans
Susan Rome ...
Nun with Gun
Daphna Kastner ...
Nun with Gun
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The Devil is a woman! She is on the run and being pursued by God's "chaser", (who is an ex-lover coincidently). The chase drops her in the lap of an ongoing birthday party where shy Maggie is on a blind date with equally shy David. As the Devil inhabits Maggie's body the fun starts. First she proves that there is no one that she cannot offend, most especially her girlfriends when she takes their boyfriends upstairs for some killer (no shit) sex. As the bodys pile up the chaser arrives. Lovers tiff doesn't begin to go into the arguing that ensues as the plot reveals that the devil is pissed because she is jealous of her boyfriends over-enthusiastic flirting. Every woman in the film wants to pound our chaser into pulp as his obnoxiousness escalates. Also not to be messed are the crop of Nuns with rocket launchers and semi-automatic weaponry. Quick trips in and out of deep space, bodies in the bathtub, and restaurants where the food attack the patrons. A must see, must rent, and must own... Written by Tari <shipley@dis.org>

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The devil made her do it... not that she minded...

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Comedy | Fantasy

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30 March 1990 (Portugal)  »

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A Noiva que Veio do Inferno  »

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Was originally planned to be called "Babysitter From Hell", in which Maggie would become possessed by the devil and terrorize the children she was babysitting. This was later changed to "Girlfriend From Hell" Which would allow more adult themes and have more grown up actors working full time. See more »

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Maggie's bottle of red wine disappears between shots whilst walking over to Teddy sat on the couch at the party. See more »

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Mother Superior: Why are you carrying this weapon, Sister Franks?
Sister Franks: Protection, Mother Superior.
Mother Superior: Protection, against what?
Sister Franks: Violence.
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Special thanks: God See more »

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It Feels Good to be so BAD
7 March 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews



Okay Oscar winning material this is not. But if you like movies that are so bad they're good...this is it. God's hit-man, a geeky looking guy who drinks and likes to womanize, chases the devil throughout eternity. In this movie the devil leaps into a wall flower of a girl named Maggie. The ensuing hilarity which ensues involves rocket launcher toting nuns, women constantly punching their boyfriends, a high speed car ride, and the stealing of men's souls through their...umm...just see the movie. Don't expect witty dialogue...this movie is definitely only for those who like bad movies. I enjoyed it but I've got weird tastes.


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