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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:

GREMLINS chased you/GHOULIES terrified you/Now beg for your life... 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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Did You Know?

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

During Duke and Peter's fight, as they pass the table you can see the cameraman's shadow on the floor behind then. 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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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Toxic Avenger (2012) See more »

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Trivia comment is wrong
10 September 2006 | by talkpingp1See all my reviews

Someone recently added a trivia comment which says, "Actually comprised of two separate, unfinished films and edited together." This is completely untrue. I wish people would actually read the message board notes before bothering to make such comments. Spookies is comprised of the original Twisted Souls (finished save for some post production work), and new footage added months later (which was NOT from an unfinished, separate film at all, but was footage shot to add into Twisted Souls). I know some of the people who made this film and visited the set many, many times so I know what I am talking about. Where do people come up with these things? I know it has a confusing history, but read the comments from myself and others, it will help clarify matters.


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