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Transylvania Twist (1989)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  October 1989 (USA)
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The nephew of a librarian must go collect a 200 year old book, "The Book of Ulthar." that should have never been checked out by the Evil Count Orlock cause one of the spells in it could ... See full summary »

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Lord Byron Orlock
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Marissa Orlock
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Dexter Ward
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Stefen
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Hans Hupp
Vinette Cecelia ...
Laverne
Monique Gabrielle ...
Patty (Patricia)
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Marinas Orlock
Jay Robinson ...
Uncle Ephram
Lenny Juliano ...
Maxie Fields
Joe Lerer ...
Hans Downe
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Hans Hoff
R.J. Robertson ...
Hans Phull
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Hans N. Fritz
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The nephew of a librarian must go collect a 200 year old book, "The Book of Ulthar." that should have never been checked out by the Evil Count Orlock cause one of the spells in it could bring about the end of the world. During his trip to the castle, he meets Marissa, a gorgeous rock star and heir to the castle's fortune. There they must confront the only other heir to the fortune and the book, Uncle Byron; and Uncle Byron and his 3 adopted nieces all have very, very, very broad smiles. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Jim Wynorski replaced Charles B. Griffith as director. See more »

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Pinhead-lookalike: I don't know about you, but this hurts!
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Spoofs The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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The "Airplane!" of Horror Movies
26 May 2004 | by (Asheville, North Carolina) – See all my reviews

This film is a huge valentine (in a nice, blood-red heart) for fans of 80's horror movies. The pre-credits sequence alone is great if you've seen (and enjoyed) Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The rest of the movie is wonderful too, the perfect film for those of us who have, alas, seen way too many horror movies and still think the world ought to work that way. Teri Copley and Monique Gabrielle are gorgeous, sexy and funny, and Angus Scrimm, "Ace Mask" (uh, okay, Mr. Mask) and Robert Vaughn acquit themselves well with the material. Male lead Steve Altman doesn't make himself too tiresome, which is better than I expected, and there's a nice out-take from the late great Boris Karloff. The plot? It's all over the place, yet familiar at the same time, and makes all the right moves. See it if you love horror movies, and if you don't love horror movies...well, what are you doing here anyway?


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