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Scared to Death (1980)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | March 1981 (USA)
An ex-cop, now working as a hack novelist, is called out of retirement to help investigate a string of deaths that appear to be the work of a serial killer but soon are revealed to be the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Stinson ... Ted Lonergan
Diana Davidson ... Jennifer Stanton
David Moses ... Detective Lou Capell (as Jonathan David Moses)
Toni Jannotta ... Sherry Carpenter
... Police Chief Dennis Warren
Pamela Bowman ... Janie Richter
... Howard Tindall (as Michael Muscat)
Freddie Dawson ... Virgil Watson
Tracy Weddle ... Kathy Sperry
Joleen Porcaro ... Kelly - Victim #5
David Daniels ... Michael, roller skater (as Joseph Daniels)
Stephen Fanning ... Scott, roller skater
Greer Justin ... Sandy, rollerskater
... Victor Colter
... Police Lab Man (as John Moskal Jr.)
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An ex-cop, now working as a hack novelist, is called out of retirement to help investigate a string of deaths that appear to be the work of a serial killer but soon are revealed to be the work of the Syngenor - the synthesized genetic organism! Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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fun low budget sci flick
29 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I thought this movie (for being so bad) was very entertaining. The main characters are the biggest geeks! Especially the male lead. I'm talking about Dorkenstein with a capital D. It was fun making fun of them while hoping the monster eats them. This film seemed to merge cheesey 50's Sci Fi elements with 80's slasher gimmick to create a movie that worked on some level. Mystery Science Theatre would have a field day on this one. I must give it props though. The creatures actually looked good and were indeed creepy.


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