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Night Terrors (1993)

R | | Horror | 27 August 1996 (USA)
A young girl travels to Cairo to visit her father, and becomes unwillingly involved with a bizarre sadomasochistic cult led by the charismatic Paul Chevalier, who is a descendant of the ... See full summary »

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Marquis De Sade / Paul Chevaller
Zoe Trilling ...
Genie
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Sabina
Juliano Mer-Khamis ...
Mahmoud (as Juliano Mer)
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Beth
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Dr. Matteson
Irit Sheleg ...
Fatima
Niv Cohen ...
Chuck
Doron Barbi ...
Ali
David Menachem ...
Arab Market Hustler
Jonathan Cherchi ...
Arab Market Hustler
Howard Rypp ...
Harry, Matteson's Assistant (as Howard Ripp)
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Chuck's Father
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Chevalier's Servant (as Yakov Banai)
Joel Drori ...
Chevalier's Servant
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A young girl travels to Cairo to visit her father, and becomes unwillingly involved with a bizarre sadomasochistic cult led by the charismatic Paul Chevalier, who is a descendant of the Marquis de Sade. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Rated R for some strong sexuality and violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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Director Gerry O'Hara left the project because he didn't want to shoot a screenplay which envisioned the De Sade character in the 18th century. See more »

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J.J. Fux, Overture, Aria
Johann Sebastian Bach, Double Violin Concerto
Second Movement, Andante ma non tanto
J.H. Schmelzer, Lament
Performed by Keshet Baroque Ensemble
Musical Director David Shemer
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I've seen worse, but this is still a tape-over
6 July 2002 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

I don't know much about Tobe Hooper, or why he gets his name in the title, but maybe he shouldn't have bothered. As another commenter mentioned, there isn't really enough horror or erotica to bring in fans of either genre. The plot is incoherent, the Sade sequences are gratuitous, and most of the acting is so-so. Englund was doing his best with weak material, and Zoe Trilling has a really great bottom, but neither is enough to carry this film. This one's a tape-over. Grade: F


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