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Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh (1991)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 2 May 1991 (USA)
Two cops and a detective's daughter go after a chainsaw killer.

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(as Alan Smithee)

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(story), (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jake Dengel ...
Sweeney Birdwell
Joe Sharkey ...
Joe Blocker
Susann Fletcher ...
Deedee Taylor
Beverly Penberthy ...
Erma Birdwell
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Grace (as Jane Esther Hamilton)
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Jackie Cairo
Pat Logan ...
Lober
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Police Chief 'Buzz Saw' Ryan
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Medical Examiner (as Michael Eugene Fairman)
Robert Stoeckle ...
Gus Klimt
John S. Moyer ...
Unfortunate Boy in Car (as John Moyer)
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Unfortunate Girl in Car (as Jhonnie Marie McCague)
Richard M. Sieg ...
Police Caterer
Jerry Ross ...
Healthy Waiter
Bob Perkins ...
Television Reporter
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Two cops and a detective's daughter go after a chainsaw killer.

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for sensuality, violence and some language | See all certifications »
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2 May 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Picking Up the Pieces  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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On some promotional material, director Dean Tschetter's name is replaced by the familiar DGA pseudonym Alan Smithee to indicate his dissatisfaction with the final film. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the scene where Erma Birdwell returns from her smoking therapy session, she speaks with the characteristic buzz of her electrolarynx device, but the device is nowhere near her throat. See more »

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Featured in Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002) See more »

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surprisingly not that bad!
5 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

i bought this movie off of horror movies.com just because it was taken place in Pittsburgh. i wasn't expecting to laugh or get any entertainment from it but my girlfriend and i were very much surprised! there was some decent humor in it and there was even a twist in the story! if you're in for a cheap laugh and a cheap movie, check this one out! it was also kind of neat to try and figure out where the different scenes were shot. one scene i recognized very well and realized that it was shot in the park down the street for me.

the special effects are pretty cheesy and the story really isn't that bad. the laughs in it are almost like a Leslie Nielson film. if you're from the Pittsburgh area, check this out! get a laugh!


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