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Grandmother's House (1988)

After the death of their beloved father, two teens go to their grandmother's house in Florida 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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Details

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

Company Credits

Production Co:

Omega Entertainment See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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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Confused and unpleasant mess
18 June 2001 | by CowmanSee all my reviews

Poor David and Lynn! Their father, the only parent they have left, has just died. As a token of their sympathy and concern, Lynn's and David's grandparents allow the kiddies to stay with them. But little do the kids know, their grandparents are actually bloodthirsty killers! ...Or are they? Who cares. I don't, and you won't either. Trust me. This has got to be one of the most painfully uninteresting movies I've ever had the discontentment of seeing. Even with the disgraceful attempts at shocks and unnecessarily complex and nonsensical plot twists, I still wasn't amused. The only thing that kept me watching was an insightful quote made by a boy talking to David: "If I had a sister like that, I'd boff her." Did somebody get paid to write this?!??


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