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Terror in the Aisles (1984)

A compilation of scenes from many science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s.

Director:

Andrew J. Kuehn

Writer:

Margery Doppelt
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Donald Pleasence ... Himself - Host
Nancy Allen ... Herself - Hostess
Fred Asparagus Fred Asparagus ... Featured Moviegoer
Lainie Cooke Lainie Cooke ... Featured Moviegoer
Joel S. Rice ... Featured Moviegoer
Ángel Salazar ... Featured Moviegoer
Diane Stilwell Diane Stilwell ... Featured Moviegoer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wayne Hackett Wayne Hackett ... Christian Sorenson
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Storyline

Donald Pleasance and Nancy Allen take us through some of Hollywood's most terrifying moments in horror history in this anthology, which features many of the finest science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s. Included are Night of the Living Dead (1968), Psycho (1960), Rosemary's Baby (1968), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Jaws (1975), Jaws 2 (1978), The Fog (1980), Halloween (1978) and Halloween II (1981), as well as countless others. Furthermore, legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock discusses his visionary ideas on creating suspense. Blood and gore abound making this movie not very much for the squeamish audiences. Written by medic249a2

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Terror en los pasillos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,009,866, 28 October 1984

Gross USA:

$10,004,817
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Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Part of a Hollywood cycle of compilation documentaries that were made between the mid-1970s and mid-1980s after the box-office success of That's Entertainment! (1974) and That's Entertainment, Part II (1976). The movies include That's Dancing! (1985), That's Carry On! (1977), Terror in the Aisles (1984) and It Came from Hollywood (1982). See more »

Goofs

When mentioning The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Donald Pleasence says the movie was inspired by serial killer Ed Gein, pronouncing this Ed Gine, when actually Gein's name is pronounced Geen. See more »

Alternate Versions

British cinema and video versions were deleted by 10 seconds by the BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) to remove shots of a woman being beaten during the extracts from Vice Squad, a crotch-grabbing shot from Dressed to Kill and footage of nunchuks during the extract from Ms .45. See more »

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Features Hold That Ghost (1941) See more »

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Composed and Conducted by John Beal
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Clips of terror in manifold
14 April 2014 | by videorama-759-859391See all my reviews

What can I really say about a film that dedicates it's running time to showcasing clips from some of the scariest movies, intercepted, by two horror icons, sitting in a almost empty cinema, passing on their remarks. Not much. Why make a film like this, or what was the point to it? It's a money stealer, robbing people of their time and money, with endless clips from past flicks, who many of course, would of been familiar with, and they're not just horror flicks. May'be too, on the flipside, the film would have sold scenes to budding moviegoers, who hadn't seen that particular film, if enticing them, to see it. Whatever, the movie does work wonderfully to terrifying effect, with some thought provoking commentary, but it can't hide the fact, that all it is, is scenes from past movies, strung together, where as a films, such as Creepshow is a film, constructed of original scary moments. Although TITA (great title) does amazingly work, where these days it wouldn't, the best bits are the icons delivering their after words.


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