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The Great Zamboni
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Boss
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Max
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Yuri
Ronald Joshua Scott ...
Beans
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Prescott
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Zoe
Myles Ferguson ...
Mike The Mouth
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Mona
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Nicole
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Dawn Starr
Dave 'Squatch' Ward ...
Cigar Van Driver (as David 'Squatch' Ward)
Carolyn Tweedle ...
Woman Neighbor
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Mysterious reclusive magician the Great Zamboni and his pet jaguar Shadow reside in the Spooky House, an old mansion that's rigged with magic tricks and hidden chambers. Young orphan Max attempts to befriend Zamboni. After a trio of teenage bullies who work for the town's eccentric crime queen Boss chase Max and his friends into the Spooky House on Halloween, a night of hilarious magic and amazing illusions ensues. Written by Woodyanders

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Filmed in 1998, but not released until 2002. See more »

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Max cuts his finger and sits on some stone steps waiting for a Band Aid. In some of the shots, the steps are in full sunshine and in others, in the shade. See more »

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Boss: Tough Kazookies.
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Featured in The Making of 'Spooky House' (1999) See more »

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Written by Kimberly "Tempest" Kearney and Brandi "Stylz" McKinney
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Fun way to spend an afternoon!
14 November 2004 | by (South of England) – See all my reviews

Just watched Spooky House on Sky Movies, and my daughter and I both enjoyed it. The magic element was good to watch, with sufficient mild horror to keep an 8-year old happy (and jumping), and the wonderful Ben Kingsley for her mum!

I actually found the dummies in the magician's house quite scary, having always been a little afraid of ventriloquists' dummies since I was a child.

Spooky House was actually more fun to watch than Disney's Haunted Mansion, as it didn't have all the inane plotting of that film. This was simple movie hokum that just leaves you feeling glad you watched it.


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