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Blood Theatre (1984)

R | | Comedy, Horror
An old movie house plagued with a history of unexplained tragedies is reopened with bloody history repeating itself


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Mary Woronov ... Miss Blackwell
Jenny Cunningham Jenny Cunningham ... Jennifer / Ellen
Jonathan Blakely Jonathan Blakely ... Original Owner
Andrew Cofrin Andrew Cofrin ... Adrian
Joanna Morales Joanna Morales ... Selena (as Joanna Foxx)
Stephanie Dillard Stephanie Dillard ... Darcy
Rob-Roy Fletcher Rob-Roy Fletcher ... Dean Murdock
Daniel Schafer Daniel Schafer ... Malcolm
David Millbern ... Young Original Owner
Lynne Darcy Lynne Darcy ... Ticket Booth Girl
Cynthia Hartline Cynthia Hartline ... Jamie Hart
Lisa Lindsley Lisa Lindsley ... Lisa
Pam McCormack Pam McCormack ... Lisa's Friend
Joni Barnes Joni Barnes ... Dee-Dee
Laurie Tidemanson Laurie Tidemanson ... Dee-Dee's Friend (as Lori Tidemanson)


A haunted movie theater is the setting of many bizarre murders, (i.e. "popcorned" to death in the popcorn machine), in this sleazy horror spoof. Written by Philip Brubaker <coda@nando.net>

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Comedy | Horror


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Also Known As:

Movie House Massacre See more »

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Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Adrian: Sit down!
Delinquent Usherette: [Gives her the finger] Sit on this bitch!...
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Not Enough Going On Here
18 May 2017 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Movie House Massacre (1984)

* (out of 4)

Three college students are asked to clean up an old movie theatre so that it can open back up. It doesn't take long for the three to regret taking the job.

This forgotten film is out there under a couple different titles including the catchy MOVIE HOUSE MASSACRE as well as the better known BLOOD THEATRE. No matter what you call it, it's doubtful that you're going to be overly entertained by this thing, which tries to put the slasher genre inside an old theatre. Obviously one will think of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA but sadly there's just not too much going on here.

The biggest problem is that there are some really bad performances, not enough violence and what violence there is all happens off screen. For a horror movie, even by 1984 standards, this here is rather lame as it just doesn't feature enough to keep the viewer entertained. There are a couple quick shots of nudity but that's about it. The story has a few interesting ideas and a better screenplay would have helped but sadly there's just not enough going on here to make it worth watching.

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