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Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978)

KISS, a rock band made up of superheroes, battles an evil inventor who has plans for destruction at a California amusement park.

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Gordon Hessler

Writers:

Jan Michael Sherman (as Jan-Michael Sherman), Don Buday
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Criss ... Cat Man
Ace Frehley ... Space Ace
Gene Simmons ... The Demon
Paul Stanley ... Star Child
Anthony Zerbe ... Abner Devereaux
Carmine Caridi Carmine Caridi ... Calvin Richards
Deborah Ryan Deborah Ryan ... Melissa
John Dennis Johnston ... Chopper
John Lisbon Wood John Lisbon Wood ... Slime
Lisa Jane Persky ... Dirty Dee
John Chappell John Chappell ... Snede
Terry Lester Terry Lester ... Sam
Don Steele ... Himself
Richard Hein Richard Hein ... Guard
Brion James ... Guard
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Storyline

The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an amusement park. It just so happens that he plans to uses the KISS concert as a platform to unleash his plan on the world. KISS must use their special powers to stop him. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Their First Full Length Feature Film will Zap you out of your seat! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kiss Meets the Phantom See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (theatrical)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The biker character Chopper wears a "Satan's Mothers" biker patch on his vest. This patch is the same one used for the same named gang in the movie "The Warriors", along with the video game based on that movie. It can be easily seen in the movies original 1979 trailer. See more »

Goofs

When Melissa is in Abner Devereaux's workshop, looking for her fiancé, an animatronic barbershop quartet is in various stages of assembly. Far left is just a head. They are activated and sing a bit, panning to the right. At the start, the head on the table is facing left. When the camera pans back, the head is facing the camera. See more »

Quotes

Space Ace: Who'd rip off our talismans?
The Demon: Someone who wants power and wants to deny us ours.
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Connections

References Mighty Joe Young (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Man of 1000 Faces
Composed by Gene Simmons
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Great party movie
29 October 1998 | by Anchor69See all my reviews

This movie sucks so bad it is great. With the added bonus that it is also almost a "Greatest Hits" collection. When you are throwing a party, just throw this in the VCR and if you can play it several times. People will love it for several reasons, mostly the music. But you can also make fun of the acting, the special effects, and the thing I love the most the back ground music. When the flying monkeys are going around the roller coaster, I could swear that in the back ground music is someone saying, "Walk a chicken". Anyway, I highly advise anyone to pick it up.


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