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Jack-O (1995)

R  |   |  Horror  |  10 October 1995 (USA)
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A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he ... See full summary »

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Carolyn Miller
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Linda Kelly (as Rebecca Wicks)
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David Kelly
Ryan Latshaw ...
Sean / David Kelly
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Vivian Machen
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Julie Miller
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Jim
Bill Cross ...
Richard Watson
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Kelly Lacy ...
Shannon
George Castells ...
Brent
Bernie Fidello ...
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A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he came back to life as Mr. Jack the Pumpkin Man. The Kellys proliferated through the years, and when some devil-may-care teens accidentally unleash Jack-O, young Sean Kelly must stop him somehow as his suburban world is accosted and the attrition rate climbs. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Final film role for Cameron Mitchell (Dr. Cadaver). This film was not released until over a year after he had died. See more »

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Rush Gingbaw: [on television] Love your neighbors. Oh, sure, love your neighbors. If they're real Americans.
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Terrible Story Associated to Awful Acting
21 March 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Halloween, three friends seek an ancient cemetery in the suburb for fun and remove a cross from a tomb, where Jack-O was buried many years ago by the farmer Arthur Kelly. The evil creature is unleashed, kills the trio and seeks the descendants of the Kelly family for revenge.

The cheesy "Jack-O" is a combination of a terrible story with awful acting. I was curious with the name of John Carradine in the credits and I can not imagine how a relative authorizes the use of archive footage in such a bad movie, showing a total lack of respect with the name of this great actor. It is impressive how bad the acting is, shifting the film to a comedy instead of the proposed horror genre. This is the type of movie good to see with a group of friends, drinking beer, making comments and laughing a lot. My vote is three.

Title (Brazil): "Jack-O – Demônio do Halloween" ("Jack-O – Demon of the Halloween")


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