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Where trespassing is a matter of life or death! See more »
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Eight friends go to fix up an old house that Mark has purchased. Upon arriving they find the grave of Annabelle (the former owner) in the back yard... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Mark Zobian ... Ron

Victor Verhaeghe ... Bob
Sarah Newhouse ... Jamie

Douglas Gibson ... Mark / OldLady (as Douglas F. Gibson)
J.D. Cerna ... Steve (as John Dayton Cerna)
Naomi Kooker ... Linda
Eugene Sautner ... Joey

Rob Moretti ... S
James Griffith ... Ricky
Leighann Belair ... 1940s Girl
Albert Jaccoma ... 1940s Dead Man (as Albert J. Wingate)
Darrell Gibson ... Old Lady Double
Bruce Spaulding Fuller ... Bob's Legs on Ground
Pam Lewis ... Old Lady (voice)

Directed by
James Riffel  (as J. Riffel)
 
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James Riffel  (as J. Riffel)

Produced by
Mark Bladis .... executive producer
Melisse Lewis .... producer
James Riffel .... executive producer (as J. Riffel)
 
Original Music by
William B. Riffel 
 
Cinematography by
Mark Petersson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Valerie Schwartz 
 
Art Direction by
Janice Irwin 
 
Makeup Department
Ed French .... special makeup effects
Bruce Spaulding Fuller .... special makeup effects artist
Erica Jane .... special makeup effects assistant
Eugene Sautner .... special makeup effects assistant
Erik Schaper .... special makeup effects artist
Gary Yee .... makeup lab technician
 
Production Management
Ted Schilowitz .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michelangelo Csaba Bolla .... assistant director (as Csaba Bolla)
Scott Rhodes .... second unit director
 
Sound Department
Leslie Harkness .... boom operator
Douglas Tourtelot .... sound mixer (as Doug Tourtelot)
 
Stunts
Bob Griffith .... stunt coordinator
Scott Rhodes .... stunt coordinator
Scott Rhodes .... stunts
Eric Shaper .... stunt double: Joey
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bonnie Blake .... assistant camera
Arik Caspi .... grip
Arik Caspi .... swing electric
George Gibson .... key grip
George B. Kelly .... gaffer (as George Kelly)
Mark Miller .... still photographer
John Petersson .... gaffer
Paul Reuter .... assistant camera
Susan Starr .... camera operator
Alex Webster .... best boy
 
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Celeste Hines .... music editor
Valerie Schwartz .... music editor
 

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Also Known As:
"Dead Dudes in the House" - USA (reissue title)
"The House on Tombstone Hill" - USA (alternative title)
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95 min
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Completed in 1988 (as "The Dead Come Home").See more »
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Referenced in Dead Air (1999) (V)See more »

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Surprisingly effective, 31 October 2001
Author: Dennis G. Barnes (Zod-2) from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

This is how low-budget horror movies should be made. While the story could have used a bit of tweaking for the most part the film was creepy and suspenseful. The old lady is particularly effective. One drawback is the acting, it is a bit below par and detracts from the suspense as does much of the dialogue. There are a few plotholes, some of the dead that return don't go on the hunt for the living humans while most do...why? Also a bit of reason as to why anybody comes back could have been added. Other then that for the budget involved it's quite enjoyable. A silly 30 second introduction to the old lady at the beginning of the movie could have been left out as it does nothing for the film and only made me laugh. If you are looking for a film to scare you this just might do it, but don't expect anything too glossy. Especially good to watch with your girlfriend as she will be clinging to you almost right from the beginning. Rating 6 out of 10. Not too bad.

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