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Grandmother's House (1988)

After the death of their beloved father, two teens go to their grandmother's house in California and begin to suspect their grandparents of murder.

Director:

Peter Rader

Writers:

Peter Jensen (story), Gayle Jensen (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Foster Eric Foster ... David
Kim Valentine Kim Valentine ... Lynn
Len Lesser ... Grandfather
Ida Lee Ida Lee ... Grandmother
Brinke Stevens ... Woman
Michael Robinson Michael Robinson ... Kenny
Craig Yerman Craig Yerman ... Raymond
David Donham David Donham ... Mr. Sackett
Joan-Carol Bensen Joan-Carol Bensen ... Mrs. Sackett
Angela O'Neill ... Darlene
R.J. Walker R.J. Walker ... Sheriff
Furley Lumpkin Furley Lumpkin ... Deputy
Jeanette Jamron Jeanette Jamron ... Twin 1
Anitra Jamron Anitra Jamron ... Twin 2
David Algeier David Algeier ... Minister
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Storyline

When their father dies, Lynn and her younger brother David have to move in with their grandparents. Their mother died already when they were young, so they were told. One morning a dead man is found near their new home. A friend tells David, that it's not the first. Shortly after he sees his grandparents carry a body into the garage - are they the murderers? David calls the sheriff... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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She'll Spoil You To Death!

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This was Peter Rader's first film. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where David is in the hospital emergency room, the nurse wipes blood off his face. In the next scene, a police officer asks him a question. When it cuts back to David, the blood is back on his face. See more »

Quotes

Boy at Pool: If I had a sister like that, I'd boff her!
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Connections

Referenced in Why Horror? (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Someone Hung Up on Me Tonight
Music & Lyrics by Barry Labov
Performed by Labov & Beyond
Copyright © Labov & Beyond, BMI 1987
Music Published by Omega Music, Ltd.
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Something is creeping in the dark of grandma's house.
9 January 2010 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"Grandma's House" is an overlooked suspenser from late 80's.After the death of their father Lynn and her younger brother David go to stay with their grandparents.But there David has dreams of his grandparents hiding bodies in the cellar in the middle of the night and the next day this turns out to be true.They meet the woman that their grandparents keep handcuffed in the barn.But she tricks them into freeing her and then relentlessly pursues the two of them.Unpretetntious little shocker with plenty of dreamlike mood.The hallucinatory atmosphere of the film is so thick that you could cut it with a chainsaw.A horror icon Brinke Stevens plays the kids' insane mother and the performance of Len Lesser is surprisingly creepy.Recommended.8 out of 10.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grandma's House See more »

Filming Locations:

Rosemead, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Omega Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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