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Pinocchio's Revenge (1996)

Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows really attached... See full summary »

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Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows really attached to her new doll friend. Suddenly, accidents begin to happen to those who cross Zoe. Zoe claims it's her Pinocchio doll. Zoe's therapist thinks otherwise. Soon Pinocchio and Zoe are conversing about his bad behavior. Pinnochio promises he'll behave if Zoe will cut his strings. Zoe complies, and the mysterious murders begin... Written by Humberto Amador

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Evil comes with strings attached

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Rated R for violence and terror, sex and nudity | See all certifications »

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7 October 1996 (USA)  »

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The Pinocchio Syndrome  »

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Was written and filmed under the title "Pinocchio Syndrome", but producers retitled it "Pinocchio's Revenge" when the film was completed for unknown reasons. It was the directors intention to name it "Pinocchio Syndrome". See more »

Goofs

Beth drops the invitations on the puddle, then appear over the grass, and then Zoe picks them up from the puddle. See more »

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On-set Pinocchio wrangler ... Dana Klaren See more »


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Something For Nothing
Written & Performed by Dennis Michael Tenney
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6 October 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio.) – See all my reviews

Who would have thought that a group of people would take the beloved puppet, a puppet that has been loved by children all over the world, a puppet that has taught kids not to lie, who, I ask you, would have thought to take that very same puppet, and turn him into a homicidal maniac? Actually, I really liked this movie, it was rather good until the end, which had one of those stupid endings. Wow, right up there with the "Leprechaun" films as one of the top movies to make fun of a legend. Bad acting, but lots of fun. Don't expect to be scared, though.


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