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A young security guard must track down diminutive aliens who kill people even as they make their fantasies come true.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Bartlett Tom Bartlett ... Kevin
Paige Sullivan Paige Sullivan ... Amy
Steven Boggs Steven Boggs ... Kyle
Kelley Palmer Kelley Palmer ... Daphne
Billy Frank ... Nick
Tamara Clatterbuck ... Fantazia (as Tami Bakke)
Duane Whitaker ... Roadrash
Jeffrey Culver ... McCreedy
Kevin Kildow ... Dennis
Kari French Kari French ... Pixie
Daran Norris ... Club Scum M.C
James Mayberry James Mayberry ... Sergeant Parker
Ken Abraham Ken Abraham ... Thug
Don Barrett ... Comstock
David Teague David Teague ... Lowlife
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A group of hobgoblins, who allow you to live out your fantasies but kill you in the process, escape from a studio vault, and a security guard and his friends must stop them before dawn. Written by Brendan Dillon <bdillon@mindspring.com>

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Be careful what you wish for... You just might get it!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hobgoblins - La stirpe da estirpare See more »

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)
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Rick Sloane Productions See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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[first lines]
McCreedy: [Dennis is listening to his radio] Dennis. Dennis!
[takes off his headphones]
Dennis: Hey! What gives?
McCreedy: You're being paid to work around here, not just sit around and blast your eardrums!
Dennis: Hey, take it easy. I can do both.
[smiles]
McCreedy: [a phone rings, McCreedy answers] Hello? Hello?
[hangs up]
McCreedy: [to Dennis] Didn't you hear the phone ringing?
[...]
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Passion Kills
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The worst movie of all time!
3 February 2000 | by XophianicSee all my reviews

Ever seen a movie that actually caused you pain to watch? This is movie is the poster child of that. The only reason I watched it at all was because it was on MST3K. HOBGOBLINS is without a doubt the worst movie I have ever seen in my entire life.

The story is stupid, so I won't go into much detail. I don't really remember many of the characters anyway. A loser named Kevin (Tom Bartlett) is trying to make his annoying and non-supportive girlfriend proud of him, so he takes a job as a security guard and unleashes a band of stupid-looking puppets called Hobgoblins, who kill people by giving them what they really want. The way this leads to people getting killed is very idiotic. The hobgoblins go on a rampage which results in one guy getting hurt a little and a car getting destroyed. The ending is also stupid and not worth bringing up.

The acting is the worst I have ever seen. None of the actors went anywhere after this movie, nor did any of them deserve to. The special effects, if you can really call them that, were unforgivable. The hobgoblins themselves are the most fake looking puppets I have ever seen.

Unless in MST3K, this movie should be avoided at all costs. I am only praying that some day the government will burn every copy still around, or maybe use it as a weapon in the army someday.


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