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Waxwork (1988)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 17 June 1988 (USA)
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A wax museum owner uses his horror exhibits to unleash evil on the world.

Director:

Anthony Hickox

Writer:

Anthony Hickox
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Galligan ... Mark
Jennifer Bassey ... Mrs. Loftmore
Joe Baker Joe Baker ... Jenkins
Deborah Foreman ... Sarah
Michelle Johnson ... China
David Warner ... Waxwork Man
Eric Brown ... James
Clare Carey ... Gemma
Buckley Norris ... Lecturer
Dana Ashbrook ... Tony
Micah Grant Micah Grant ... Johnathan
Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros ... Hans (as Mihaly 'Michu' Mesza)
Jack David Walker Jack David Walker ... Junior (as Jack David Warner)
John Rhys-Davies ... Werewolf
Nelson Welch Nelson Welch ... Elderly Man
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Storyline

A waxwork museum comes to town, and a mysterious man invites some teens to come to a special showing at midnight. Once inside, while viewing different exhibits, the scenes come alive and the viewer is sucked into the story being portrayed. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

you can step inside the hall of horrors - but dare you pay the price? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Several names of the characters were changed from the initial shooting script for "Waxwork". Tony was given a last name, Masters, which was left out of the film. Mr. Lincoln's midget butler, "Junior", was originally called "Hans", and Lincoln's tall servant, "Hans", was called "Lurch" because he was described in the script as a Lurch-type character. See more »

Goofs

(at around 54 mins) In the mummy's tomb are seen a Mexican Red-Knee Tarantula and a Boa Constrictor, both native to the Americas, not Africa. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mrs. Loftmore: Darling.
Mark Loftmore: Hmm?
Mrs. Loftmore: I hear you were having drinks with the butler the other night. Now, you know that sort of thing leads to anarchy.
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Crazy Credits

Dedicated to Hammer, Argento, Romero, Dante, Landis, Spielberg, Wells, Carpenter, Mom and Dad, and many more ... See more »

Alternate Versions

All UK versions feature the unrated version though 34 secs of cuts were applied to the cinema and video versions to reduce the whipping of Sarah and remove a dialogue reference to her first orgasm being due to the Marquis's whipping of her. The cuts were waived for the 2001 Columbia release. See more »

Connections

References The Phantom of the Opera (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Sing Sing Sing
(uncredited)
Written by Louis Prima
Performed by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
Date of recording: January 16, 1938
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pretty cool
22 December 2003 | by callanvassSee all my reviews

pretty cool little flick is quite entertaining decently made and well acted and i liked the whole concept of this it had tons of gore

naked babes hot chicks what more could a horror fan ask for ????? **** out of 5


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Country:

USA | UK | West Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Waxwork See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$808,114

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$808,114
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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