4.9/10
294
15 user 16 critic

Party Line (1988)

R | | Thriller | October 1988 (USA)
A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.

Director:

William Webb

Writers:

Richard Brandes, Tom Byrnes (story)
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Hatch ... Dan / Detective
Shawn Weatherly ... Stacy / District Attorney
Leif Garrett ... Seth / brother
Greta Blackburn ... Angelina / sister
Richard Roundtree ... Captain Barnes
James O'Sullivan James O'Sullivan ... Henry / District Attorney
Terence McGovern ... Jack (as Terrence McGovern)
Shelli Place Shelli Place ... Jack's wife
Patricia Patts Patricia Patts ... Jennifer / babysitter
Tara Hutchins Tara Hutchins ... Alice
Marty Dudek Marty Dudek ... Butch
Karen Mayo-Chandler Karen Mayo-Chandler ... Sugar Lips (as Karen Mayo Chandler)
James Paradise ... Victim
Hank Baumert Hank Baumert ... Fernando
Richard Brandes ... Rick
Edit

Storyline

A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Some talk. Some listen. Some die.

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Several critics thought Richard Hatch was miscast as the detective. See more »

Goofs

When Seth is shot in the closeup of his body in the pool, there's a lot of blood. In other shots of him floating there is no blood in the water. See more »

Connections

References Sudden Impact (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Telephone Line
By Tom Land and Gary Falcone
Vocals by Tamara Champlain
See more »

User Reviews

 
Party on

Party Line has the weirdest killer couple I've ever seen. They're pathetic brother (Garrett so funny here, and we even see him get to wear a dress) and hot sexy sister (Weatherly) who lures her victims in through a sex hotline. The men, or any man would go crazy for this bit of trim, make out with her and we leave it up to good old Leif, mentally controlled by the sister, to do the killing. Hot on an obsessed tail with another case, cop, Hatch (Ghettoblaster) is teamed up to his disliking, with a woman on this new case, that killer hotline involved. As with these macho cop characters, here's just another one, a rule breaker, who thinks he has style, low key actor, Hatch, so cool in this. In spite of other negative reviews, this movie is a lot of fun, and plays out as not a bad quality b thriller, and Leif and our sultry hot Shawn who may'be love each other a bit too much, are just priceless. A chubby and cute babysitter, an intended victim, helps out our two cops, after the last male victim was an acquaintance of the babysitter, in more ways in one, as trying to come on to this cute girl, sexually. The middle aged guy, should of known better,in both case. One film, worth a watch (don't believe the bad hype) I found, in a quite surprisingly, if quizzical, bad light.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 15 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Party Line See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Edit

Box Office

Gross USA:

$154,887
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Westwind See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed