4.8/10
308
8 user 1 critic

Teresa's Tattoo (1994)

Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 (SD) with Prime Video

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hourglass (Video 1995)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A business executive gets mixed up with a killer female and her lesbian roommate, who plot to take over his fashion business.

Director: C. Thomas Howell
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Sofia Shinas, Anthony Clark
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

An erotic thriller about a promiscuous radio sex therapist who is dragged into blackmail by a young hustler.

Director: Lou Diamond Phillips
Stars: Kate Vernon, Robert Prentiss, Bill Allen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Daniel is in danger of losing his inn after another more modern establishment opens next door and steals his guests. He goes to the bank for a loan, but they tell him to hope for a miracle.... See full summary »

Director: William T. Bolson
Stars: Adrienne Shelly, Kim Huffman, Alastair Duncan
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Eli is a burglar who is caught in the act by Twinkle, an heiress who coerces him into a sexual relationship. Their violent break-up makes him a fugitive in search of a new identity. He ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Hershman
Stars: Max Parrish, Adrienne Shelly, Sean Young
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Donna witnesses identical murders on the same street on different days. Is this a supernatural conspiracy or is she merely cracking up?

Director: Adrienne Shelly
Stars: Adrienne Shelly, Tim Guinee, Roger Rees
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A woman forces a man to move forward with his life after his wife dumps him.

Director: Adrienne Shelly
Stars: Ally Sheedy, Reg Rogers, Pamela Gray
Hexed (1993)
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Lowly hotel clerk Matthew Welch stumbles unto a chance to go on a date with supermodel Hexina by pretending he is someone else. But something goes wrong on the date, she tries to kill him! ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Spencer
Stars: Arye Gross, Claudia Christian, Adrienne Shelly
Ambition I (1991)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Mitchell Osgood dreams of being a famous writer, but the book he has written constantly is rejected by the editors. When the psychopathic killer Albert Merrik is released from prison after ... See full summary »

Director: Scott D. Goldstein
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Clancy Brown, Cecilia Peck
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A temporary secretary is wrongly accused of killing her boss.

Director: Douglas Jackson
Stars: Nancy McKeon, Michele Scarabelli, Chelsea Field
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where me meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did, but they are all wary of him, especially Audry's ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley
Stars: Adrienne Shelly, Robert John Burke, Chris Cooke
Crazy Moon (1987)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A rich young kleptomaniac and a deaf store worker form a relationship after an ordeal with a stolen mannequin.

Director: Allan Eastman
Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Vanessa Vaughan, Peter Spence
Trapped in Silence (TV Movie 1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A pschologist tries hard to get through to kid who can talk - but won't.

Director: Michael Tuchner
Stars: Jason Brill, Frances Foster, John Mahoney
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Carl
...
Sara
...
Wheeler
...
Michael
...
Rick
...
Teresa / Gloria
...
Higgins
...
Mooney
...
Evelyn Hill
...
Michelle
...
Bruno
...
Nora
...
Singer
...
Martha Mae
...
Henrietta
Edit

Storyline

Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been drugged, kidnapped, made a redhead, tattooed, and wearing leather?!? Her captors seem to be the most inept crooks ever. They seem to have a plan, if only she could figure out why it involves her. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 April 1995 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Mystery Model  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

The beach-ball which causes the initial accident is credited in the cast as 'Rando Jr.' See more »

Soundtracks

Pool Cue Music
Written and Performed by Richard Friedman
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Stupid, probably intentionally that way
30 May 2001 | by (WA) – See all my reviews

If this was MEANT to be a good movie, whoever wrote it would have given it a MUCH better plot, and called it something much less...silly than "Teresa's Tattoo!"

But I really, really don't think the writers, directors, cast, crew, etc, of this film were intending to make something good, or if they were, um... well, I won't go there.

Instead, "Teresa's Tattoo" is some weird, loud comedy made up of a big crew of supporting and/or B actors, who seem to be improvising most of the time, probably to liven up the ridiculous "plot" of a "college student" (played by geriatric looking Adrienne Shelley) who is mistaken for the sister of a bumbling villian (Casey Siemaszko, who's the only reason I watched this!), and kidnapped by uh, other bumbling villians (C. Thomas Howell and a couple of other B-actors I am forgetting) and for some reason given a "new look" that includes dyed-red hair, a short, tight, black leather dress, and a tattoo, hence the title. I think the whole reason behind her stupid kidnapping is so the stupid kidnappers can get an earing that really contains a microchip full of ...importance.

It's dumb alright, sometimes in a dull way, and sometimes in a so-stupid-it's-funny way. The duller moments involve Shelley and her friends Nancy McKeon(was SHE supposed to be a "college student" too?!) and Joe Pantiolano(sporting a hideous wardrobe); and Shelley and her family (the usually somewhat dependable Sean Astin is stuck in a drab role as Shelley's stepbrother, a gratuitously Southern cop...and Mr. Astin needs to work on accents with a dialect coach if they are all as bad as this one). Howell and his gang of robbers are also fairly dull, except some weird "bit" involving frozen food is soooorrrrt of entertaining. Siemaszko and Lou Diamond Phillips (director Julie Cypher's ex) are actually pretty funny in their nonsensical roles, and I don't even care for Lou Diamond Phillips most of the time. Their roles are fairly big, too, which helps.

A plethora of celebrities also have cameos, such as Tippi Hedren and Shelly Fabres; Melissa Ethridge (Cypher's other ex); Mare Winningham; Kiefer Sutherland; and Emilio Estevez(or else it was an Emilio Estevez wannabe, and what's with the "Young Guns" cast?), all adding to the fact that this was really just some excuse for these actors to get together and party, or else they all needed to pay their rent or something, because ...why else was this made?

At least it makes for a semi- entertaining way to pass the time.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Kiefer Sutherland monkey-man
This movie is so bad that it is actually funny PsilocybinPony
Discuss Teresa's Tattoo (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?