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Spookies (1986)

R | | Comedy, Horror | January 1988 (USA)
A sorcerer tries to sacrifice a group of people inside his house with the intention of using their vitality to keep his wife alive.

Directors:

Genie Joseph (as Eugenie Joseph), Thomas Doran | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Ann Burgund (additional material) (as Joseph Burgund), Thomas Doran (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Felix Ward Felix Ward ... Kreon
Maria Pechukas Maria Pechukas ... Isabelle
Dan Scott Dan Scott ... Kreon's Servant
Alec Nemser ... Billy
A.J. Lowenthal A.J. Lowenthal ... Korda / Son of Kreon & Isabelle
Pat Wesley Bryan Pat Wesley Bryan ... Drifter
Peter Dain Peter Dain ... Peter
Nick Gionta Nick Gionta ... Duke
Lisa Friede Lisa Friede ... Carol
Joan Ellen Delaney Joan Ellen Delaney ... Linda
Peter Iasillo Jr. ... Rich
Kim Merrill Kim Merrill ... Meegan
Charlotte Alexandra Charlotte Alexandra ... Adrienne (as Charlotte Seeley)
Anthony Valbiro Anthony Valbiro ... Dave
Soo Paek Soo Paek ... The Spider Woman
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Storyline

Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride. Written by M. Gumen

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Taglines:

The ultimate in fright and fun See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA | Netherlands

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Goblin See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$17,785, 31 January 1987
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film started out as Twisted Souls. It finished production and was in the editing stage when creative and legal issues ensued. The financial backer then hired a new director/editor who cut out scenes already filmed and inserted newly shot footage several months later (on the same location but with different actors). The rumor that the film is composed of two completely unrelated and unfinished films is NOT true. See more »

Goofs

Billy leaves his bag by the door, nobody touches it and a few shots later it is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kreon: My darling Isabelle, I can wait no longer. The final foolish victims, will be here very soon. And then, once again, we shall be together for all time...
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References Phantasm (1979) See more »

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cool effects. bad movie.
3 January 2005 | by brokenlovesongsSee all my reviews

You don't rent a movie like Spookies if you are looking for a quality horror film. Anyone can tell you that. The only reason I rented this was to see the pretty 80s monster effects, and that's what I got. Pretty and rustic 80s horror. Unfortunately, the movie has a ridiculous plot with the sole intention of showing off the monsters created for the film. There are mud monsters, a reaper, a spider woman, lots and lots of zombies, random creatures, and my favorite, little gremlin-esquire lizard monsters. There are no exciting death sequences. Die hard Horror fans should check this out. You'll enjoy the cheesy effects. There isn't much else in this movie to enjoy.


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