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Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)

Murderock - Uccide a passo di danza (original title)
The owner of a prestigious New York ballet school teams up with a male model to solve a series of bizarre murders of a few of the students.

Director:

Lucio Fulci

Writers:

Gianfranco Clerici (story), Vincenzo Mannino (story) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Olga Karlatos Olga Karlatos ... Candice Norman
Ray Lovelock ... George Webb
Claudio Cassinelli ... Dick Gibson
Cosimo Cinieri ... Lt. Borges
Giuseppe Mannajuolo Giuseppe Mannajuolo ... Prof. Davis
Berna Maria do Carmo Berna Maria do Carmo ... Joan
Belinda Busato Belinda Busato ... Gloria Weston
Maria Vittoria Tolazzi Maria Vittoria Tolazzi ... Jill
Geretta Geretta ... Margie (as Geretta Marie Fields)
Christian Borromeo ... Willy Stark (as Cristian Borromeo)
Robert Gligorov Robert Gligorov ... Bert
Carlo Caldera Carlo Caldera ... Bob
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ... Steiner
Giovanni De Nava ... Hotel Receptionist
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Storyline

A series of murders rock a dance academy in New York in which the mysterous directress, Candice, sets out to find the kiler, with a little assistance from a shady male model, named George, who has a hidden agenda for her as does she for him. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Save the last dance . . . for hell!

Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

20 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Murder-Rock: Dancing Death See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Scena Film See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in winter during the months of December and January. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Fulci Talks: The Movies (2007) See more »

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Tonight is The Night
Lyrics and Music by Keith Emerson
Performed by Doreen Chanter
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A mellower Maestro?
28 June 2006 | by haildevilmanSee all my reviews

Lucio tapped into all his usual stuff. This is just the cleaner version.

A dance school with your typical choreography teachers (Come on 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8....) and your over competitive wannabe stars provides the setting & victims.

Olga Karlatos is the said teacher. That was her getting her eyeball pierced in 'Zombie.' She plays the same type here. An exasperated, bossy hellion.

The view of the glove attack got old fast. And most of the supposed scares seemed to be cut off too quickly.

As a mystery, it was OK. I guess fans of the Maestro won't be to into it, but first timers might like it.

And see how many people who have starred in previous Fulci flicks you can spot.


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