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Soultaker (1990)

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Four teenagers are killed in a car accident. Two of the teenagers refuse to go with "The Grim Reaper" and a race between life and death ensues!

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Brad Deville (as David Shark)
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Anna McMillan
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Candice
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Charles Bosworth ...
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Mysterious unseen men in black (angels?) collect the souls of the recently dead. When four teenagers "die" in a car wreck, one of these beings ("The Man") is sent to retrieve their souls. However, the teens are disembodied and realize their predicament. They flee. The movie revolves around them being picked off one by one, The Man's infatuation with one of the teenagers (who was apparently his lover in a past life), and the efforts of the teens to reunite their souls with their hospitalized bodies. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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teenager | soul | grim reaper | angel | death | See more »

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Trapped in the Twilight Between Life and Death See more »

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Fantasy | Horror

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26 October 1990 (USA)  »

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$242,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Vivian Schilling who appears as Natalie in the film, wrote some of the story. See more »

Goofs

Since many people in emergency situations can't talk, 911 operators don't hang up if there is no answer on the other end. The operator stays on the line to trace the call, dispatch emergency vehicles, and await any possible changes. See more »

Quotes

Brad Deville: Led Zeppelin was wrong, man. There is no stairway to heaven.
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References Carnival of Souls (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss of Death
By C.J. Buscalgia
Arranged & Performed by The Seven Year Itch
Copyright 1990 Seven Year Itch Songs, BMI
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Interesting
16 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This really isn't such a bad little movie. The basic story is quite interesting: five teenagers on their way home from a summer festival crash their car and awaken to find themselves unharmed. However, one of them is missing, and a mysterious man in black is stalking the rest of them down one by one and seemingly killing them. What the kids don't know, but soon come to realize, is that they are lost souls, thrown from their bodies at the moment of the accident. Their physical comatose selves are in the hospital, and the two remaining survivors have only a short time left to get back into their bodies before the Angel of Death comes to claim them.

A low budget, bad 80s music and an overly drawn out ending are the films only major flaws, but the acting is quite good and the story (written by star Vivian Schilling) is well thought out. Schilling went on to write a book entitled "Quietus" which is a sort-of sequel to this film.

Worth checking out at least once, with or without the MST3K commentary.


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