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Shock 'Em Dead (1991)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller, Music  |  31 January 1991 (USA)
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Martin is a total loser who makes a deal with the devil to become the greatest rock star in the world.

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Lindsay Roberts
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Tony
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Angel Martin
Tim Moffett ...
Greg
Markus Grupa ...
Jonny
Karen Russell ...
Michelle
Gina Parks ...
Marilyn
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Monique
Tyger Sodipe ...
Voodoo Woman
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Dustin
David Homb ...
Izzy
Madison Monk ...
Jimmi Wolf
Yankee Sulivan ...
Trailer Manager
Barne Subaski ...
Record Executive #2
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Martin is a total loser, who nobody cares for. When he fails to get a position as guitar player in Lindsay's band and loses his job on the way, he makes a deal with a Voodoo priestess. She promises him the fulfillment of all his dreams if he swears obedience to her. He becomes a rock star and has many women - but to stay alive, he has to kill other people. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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For the girl of his dreams, he'd make a deal with the devil.

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Horror | Thriller | Music

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Rock 'em Dead  »

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The 'stunt' guitarist supplying Angel's music is Michael Angelo Batio. See more »

Quotes

Jonny: I'm a virgin girl. I wait 'til I'm married. I'm a virgin girl. I don't go down on my knees.
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the BEST!!!
3 April 2004 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This flick RULES!! A modern day exploitation classic that is highly recommended to fans of 80's metal and horror!

Everything a B-Film should be! Crazy, violent and filled with many beautiful actress's! Oh and yes, lead actor Stephen Quadros is excellent as the ultimate 80's Metal God! A great job turned in by him!

I won't bother talking plot details as they've been discussed (to a point) in the other reviews. My advice is to seek this film out, kick back, relax and ENJOY a truly classic little flick!

Great actors!! Great Music!! I hope director Mark Freed gets this film out on DVD soon with tons of extras! This film needs to get a second life on DVD SOON!!!!

Hey Mark, if ya read this.... How bout re-uniting the cast and doing a sequel! Angel Martin needs to return!!!!!


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