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The Grave (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  January 1996 (USA)
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Two prisoners escape with the help of their jailer to search for a treasure that is supposedly buried with a dead millionaire.

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Two convicts (Craig Sheffer, Josh Charles) learn from another convict that a treasure was buried with a dead millionaire. When they escape, they get tied up with some other good old boys and an ex-girl friend (Gabrille Anwar) in the search. Of course, everything goes wrong and everyone crosses everyone else. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Some secrets are better left buried.

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Rated R for violence, a sex scene and strong language | See all certifications »
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Travis: What's the last place anybody would look for a dead body? A grave, right?
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Corbin Stomp
Written by Jimmy Murphy
Performed by J. Murphy, R. Skaggs & J. Douglas
Southern Melody Publishing Co.
Courtesy of Sugar Hill Records, Inc.
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classic trash.
27 July 2001 | by (Kimberling City, MO.) – See all my reviews

I really hate to use the term "guilty pleasure" but here, it seems to be fitting. I caught it late one night on HBO or something like that. Anyway, I got into it and missed the ending so I had to order a copy. I'm glad I did. The movie hits that "Tales From the Crypt" feel right on the head. There is not one likeable character in the whole thing. All of the jokes come on time and the black humor is right on target. The Southern atmosphere does its work, giving everything a creepy atmosphere. I enjoyed all of the performances. Anything with Keith David involved usually has it's rewards. His performance in this was fairly brief, but enjoyable. In fact the whole thing was enjoyable and highly entertaining. There is not a dull moment in the whole thing and the plot twists come at a rapid pace. Just be on your toes to catch all of the references and jokes. I's full of 'em.


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