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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannon Michelle Parsons ...
Brian Kelly ...
Jeff (as Brian D. Kelly)
Jeff Jordan
Rand Courtney
Patrick Baxley
David G. Holland ...
Harrison Saunders
Jennifer Peluso ...
Gene Aimone ...
Kristen (as Roxanne Michaels)
Michael R. Smith ...
Josh Craig
Cecil Rigby
Irene Baxter Rigby


At a carnival, two teenagers go to an exhibit to hear the stories of the freaks on display.

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, language and some sexuality




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17 October 1995 (USA)  »

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Uneven horror anthology.
18 February 2000 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

I found this for 4 bucks at a Pharmor when visiting some friends up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. At the time I pondered two things. 1.) How do cheap, made-for-video horror films end up in a pharmacy? 2.) Would the movie be worth my four bucks? Since that's about the price of a rental, and since I'm an avid fan of horror films and would probably rent it anyway, I figured "Why not?" I also noted that Gunnar Hansen (Leatherface from the original Texas CHAINSAW MASSACRE) and former Hammer starlet Veronica Carlson starred.

I suppose it was worth four bucks, but this is uneven, and at it's worst, flat-out unwatchable. The worst story (the first) is about a woman (Jennifer Peluso) who gets revenge (using witchcraft) after a cocky jerk drives her pregnant sister to suicide. The last tale is equally lame, about a man who trades bodies with a grotesquely deformed carnival freak for ten thousand bucks (!?!?!?!). Thankfully the middle segments are more successful, including a terrific tale about the ghost of a mummy wreaking havoc at a Halloween party via 1890. This is where Carlson comes in, and she gives a refined, strong performance as the bitter Grace Harmsworth. In worthless linking segments, Gunnar Hansen is around trying to scare a teen couple with the aforementioned tales. He just isn't as menacing without his Leatherface mask on.

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