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Last Rites (1980)

R | | Horror | March 1980 (USA)
Low budget horror film has a conspiracy of vampires in a small town (made up of the local sheriff, mortician, town doctor, and ambulance driver) creating accidents of some sort so they can ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Lee Hammond ... Marie
Gerald Fielding ... Lucard
... Mrs. Bradley
Victor Jorge ... Dr. Cummins
... Ted (as Michael Lally)
Alfred Steinel ... Sheriff Ordell
Eric Trules ... Potter
Gordito ... Gasher
... Hearse driver
Joe Perce ... Bobby
Rain Worthington ... Suzy
Dan Freedman ... Aide
Suzy Brabeau ... Young girl
Michael Valentine ... Young man
Mark Bennett ... Drowning victim
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Low budget horror film has a conspiracy of vampires in a small town (made up of the local sheriff, mortician, town doctor, and ambulance driver) creating accidents of some sort so they can operate their blood drinking dinner parties unnoticed. Written by Humberto Amador

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Terror Begins at the Edge of the Grave!

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Dracula's Last Rites  »

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During all scenes in the funeral home we can see over the top of the sets. Scaffolding, bracing beams, and the studio walls and ceiling are clearly visible. We can also see over the sets of the farm house living room as the body crashes through the window. See more »

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Referenced in The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood (1980) See more »

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So named presumably after those which must have been delivered after they saw the first rushes!
1 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

The plethora of reviews here are indicative of the obviously growing cult status of this movie! Methinks Mike and I are probably the only people to have ever seen this flick. I don't know about him, but I "inherited" the film (titled incidentally DRACULA'S LAST RITES) in a bulk purchase of some 1600 movies I made some 16 years ago, from a video shop that had gone to the wall! Unfortunately some four years later in a drunken and obviously disorientated state, I put it on!

Well what can I say? Hey, its a movie from Domonic Paris, a specialist in home-movies who has churned out a total of just four films between 1980 and 1997. This was his finest hour. Obviously filmed over a long weekend with a hand-held camera, script written over cornflakes, and a budget of probably $200. Basically no blood, plastic teeth from K Mart and "actors" from the local pool hall.

Best of all, no Dracula! If you want to find the home movie with the leastest, try and find a copy of this, although I suspect I have the only print left - and its in BETA!


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