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Evil Laugh (1986)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 1986 (USA)
A group of Med students fix up an old house over a weekend. Where a mass murder occurred 10 years earlier. Mayhem ensues.

Director:

Dominick Brascia
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ashlyn Gere ... Connie (as Kim McKamy)
Steven Baio Steven Baio ... Johnny
Tony Griffin Tony Griffin ... Sammy
Jody Gibson Jody Gibson ... Tina
Jerold Pearson Jerold Pearson ... Barney
Myles O'Brien ... Mark
Howard Weiss Howard Weiss ... Mr. Burns
Karyn O'Bryan ... Betty
Susan Grant Susan Grant ... Sadie
Gary Hays Gary Hays ... Jerry
Hal Shafer Hal Shafer ... Chief Cash
Johnny Venocur Johnny Venocur ... Freddy
Tom Shell ... Delivery Boy
Dominick Brascia ... Evil Laugher
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Storyline

An old orphanage has just been rebuilt after it was mysteriously burned to the ground over a decade ago following accusations of child molestation and abuse by Martin, whose own father committed suicide out of shame. Needless to say he couldn't prove his innocence, suffered a psychotic breakdown which subsequently led to him systematically slaughter the other occupants, including the kids, particularly the accusers, before perishing in the blaze that followed. Now a group of med-students are brought in by a seemingly benevolent doctor turned pediatrician, Jerry who seeks to fix the place up as less an institution more of a foster home. One of the students is set on dwelling there at this current position, while the others are set on helping them settling in. But soon they'll discover that our current owner has been secretly disposed of by an intruder, who is still lurking close by. Jerry's (now ex) fiancée Connie, Barney (who said his farewell to Jerry moments before meeting his end) ... Written by suspicous

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Ten years ago something terrible happened in this house... This weekend it's about to happen AGAIN.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El regreso de Martin See more »

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Trivia

The murder of the delivery boy was added at the insistence of the investors. They claimed there wasn't enough kills in the first half of the film. See more »

Quotes

Tina: [confronted by the killer and thinking it's a joke] Oh, so what are you going to do, kill me?... Just don't mess up my hair, okay?
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References Dr. Kildare (1961) See more »

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actors turned producers
27 December 2006 | by babyjaguarSee all my reviews

this movie is not the greatest horror film, but if you are in a 80's retro feel, evil laugh is for you. one thing that is positive, that the efforts of director and producer demonstrated that the 80's was not bad for independent movies in America. Steven and Dominick have great insightful commentaries on the DVD release of this flick.

they often commented about how easy it was to collaborate and seek sponsor from their families and businesses. they even talked about giving McDonald's breakfast to their crew! and always they got a small percentage, and thy traveled with the film in japan and the USA.

Dominick kept on ranking how this film was revolutionary, before Wes craven's scream movies. there is a character who is a horror film buff!


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