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Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)

R | | Horror, Music | 1988 (Greece)
At a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, a hopeful hair-metal band seeking inspiration to record their upcoming new LP will soon find themselves in a furious confrontation against the Prince of Darkness himself.

Director:

John Fasano

Writer:

Jon Mikl Thor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Mikl Thor ... John Triton
Jillian Peri Jillian Peri ... Lou Anne
Frank Dietz ... Roger Eburt
David Lane David Lane ... Max
Teresa Simpson Teresa Simpson ... Randy
Adam Fried Adam Fried ... Phil - The Tritons' Manager
Denise Dicandia Denise Dicandia ... Dee Dee
Jesse D'Angelo ... Little Boy
Rusty Hamilton Rusty Hamilton ... Seductress
Cindy Cirile Cindy Cirile ... Mother (as Clara Pater)
Chris Finkel Chris Finkel ... Father
Liane Abel Dietz Liane Abel Dietz ... Mary Eburt (as Liane Abel)
Jim Cirile Jim Cirile ... Stig
Gene Kroth Gene Kroth ... Karl
Carrie Schiffler Carrie Schiffler ... Cindy Connelly
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Storyline

At an old farmhouse, a family mysteriously dissapears at the hands of evil. Years later, hair metal band The Tritons comes to the farmhouse, whose barn now features a 24-track recording studio. Lead singer John Triton gets the band to perform their first night in the farmhouse after dinner, and weird little beasties suddenly appear, and strange things start to happen. Band members (and their tag along girlfriends) begin to act strangely and vanish one by one. Soon, only John Triton remains, and he holds a secret. Finally, the evil shows itself and a battle between heaven and hell ensues.... Written by Chris Rutkowski <rcd1215@mail.purduenc.edu>

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When you raise Hell ... the Devil must be paid - in full! [video cover] See more »

Genres:

Horror | Music

Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1988 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Arch Angel See more »

Filming Locations:

Markham, Ontario, Canada

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Budget:

$53,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Thunder (II) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Rusty Hamilton, who plays the seductress, is Jon Mikl-Thor's wife. See more »

Goofs

When John searches downstairs, he's wearing stage make-up and his silver jacket. When he goes upstairs, he's clean-faced and wearing a sweater. Then when he goes back downstairs, he's wearing the make-up and jacket again. See more »

Quotes

Phil: Have no fear. Wonder Manager will save the day!
Dee Dee: "Wonder Manager"?
Max: Yeah. It's a wonder he's our manager!
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sweet meat
25 January 2002 | by mainge-boySee all my reviews

There is a strange sense of misconception and confusion brought about by their drinking large amounts of tea and talking about having sex whilst a huge rock sountrack attempts to produce a feeling of awe for their wild lifestyle.


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