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Quicksilver Highway (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Thriller  -  13 May 1997 (USA)
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Two tales of terror, told by a travelling showman.

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(short story "The Body Politic"), (short story "Chattery Teeth"), 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
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Aaron Quicksilver
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Charlie / Dr. Charles George
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Kerry Parker / Bill Hogan
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Olivia Harmon Parker / Lita Hogan
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Bryan Adams
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Len
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Myra
Bill Bolender ...
Scooter
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Darlene
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Anesthesiologist
Cynthia Garris ...
Ellen George
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Police Sergeant
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Lefty
William Knight ...
Rhinoplasty Man
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Surgical Assistant
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This film is actually two one hour stories, the first based on a Stephen King story called the "Chattery Teeth" about a man who picks up a hitchhiker and the second is based on a Clive Barker story called "The Body Politic" about hands that rebel against the body. Written by Spanner <Spanner@AOL.Com>

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13 May 1997 (USA)  »

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A Maldição de Quicksilver  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Veronica Cartwright wore a fat suit for her part as Myra. See more »

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References The Addams Family (1991) See more »

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23 October 2011 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

We've all gotten to know Christopher Lloyd as Doc in the "Back to the Future" trilogy" and Uncle Fester in the "Addams Family" movies. But in "Quicksilver Highway", he plays a much different role, that of a mysterious showman with no shortage of horror stories. Some newlyweds learn of a pair of chattering teeth, while a pickpocket learns of a hand gone afoul.

Obviously this wasn't any kind of masterpiece. I haven't read the short stories from which the movie's two segments are adapted, so I can't comment on how well they adapted them. Even so, it's a pretty interesting, almost ethereal movie, certainly worth seeing. The DVD cover even manages to make Christopher Lloyd look scary! Also starring Matt Frewer, Raphael Sbarge, Missy Crider, Bill Nunn (Radio Raheem in "Do the Right Thing") and Veronica Cartwright (Cathy in "The Birds").


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