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Mortuary (1983)

Convinced that her father's death was not accidental, a beautiful girl decides to investigate to find out the truth, aided by her boyfriend. Her sleuthing draws her to a local mortuary, where many secrets will be revealed.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Christie Parson (as Mary McDonough)
... Greg Stevens (as David Wallace)
... Paul Andrews
... Eve Parson
... Hank Andrews
Curt Ayers ... Jim
Bill Conklin ... Sheriff Duncan
... Mrs. Andrews
Greg Kaye ... Mark
... Josh
Violet Manes ... Mortuary Customer
... Bob Stevens
Danny Rogers ... Dr. Parson
Beth Scheffell ... Bonnie (as Beth Schaffel)
... Lois Stevens
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Christie Parson has been having terrifying nightmares ever since her father drowned in a swimming pool. Christie's mother believes this was a tragic accident, but Christie believes he was murdered. Then her boyfriend Greg Stevens sees a sinister hooded figure in the town's mortuary, the same figure that was following and harassing Christie. Greg's and Christie's curiosity plunders them into a series of bizarre and terrible circumstances at the mortuary, a dark and ghastly place managed by Hank Andrews and his son Paul. Christie will soon discover the ghastly truth behind her father's death, but in doing so, she may not live to see the morning. Written by WilliamPaxton

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Before you are buried...be sure you are really dead! See more »

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2 September 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cementerio, el último paso  »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$763,184, 5 September 1983, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,319,001
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1.85 : 1
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This movie was released on DVD from Scorpion Releasing on May 15, 2012 with new 1:78.1 high-definition film transfer from the original internegative. See more »

Goofs

(at around 17 mins) After Christie drops off Greg at the police station the crew is visible in the rear driver's side window as she departs. See more »

Quotes

Hank Andrews: I could run things smoother if people died between 9 to 5
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Featured in Katarina's Nightmare Theater: Mortuary (2012) See more »

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Christopher George's last movie before his death.
22 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

Rating- 3*** stars out of 5

Adequte horror film from the notorius executive producer Edward Montoro who finaced this film. Christopher Geroge is in his sad last performance as a man who runs a mortuary. Here his son (Bill Paxton) goes on a killing spere. Yes the dead will rise! Also in it is George's wife Lynda Day George who was also in many other films with her including this one, Day of the Animals, Chisum and many others. also has Mary McDoughen and David Wallace. But the music is the one and only thing I hate about this movie. This was Montoro's last film to finace before he suddenly disapered off the Earth. Montoro was also credited with three of other Lynda Day and Christopher George's films- Grizzly, and Day of the Animals. George died shortly after the films release from a heart attack.


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