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Rabid Grannies (1988)

Les mémés cannibales (original title)
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When given a demonic present by their black sheep nephew two kindly old grannies are transformed into demons who proceed to gorily knock-off their greedy relatives.

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Emmanuel Kervyn

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Emmanuel Kervyn
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Catherine Aymerie Catherine Aymerie ... Helen
Caroline Braeckman Caroline Braeckman ... Suzie
Richard Cotica Richard Cotica ... Gilbert
Danielle Daven Danielle Daven ... Elizabeth Remington (as Dany Daven)
Patricia Davia Patricia Davia ... Alice
Robert Du Bois Robert Du Bois ... Father Percival (as Robert du Bois)
Florine Elslande Florine Elslande ... Bertha
Anne-Marie Fox Anne-Marie Fox ... Victoria Remington
Franklin Steward Granvel Franklin Steward Granvel ... Publicity executive (as Franklin Steward 2 Granvel)
Paule Herreman Paule Herreman ... Miss Barnstable
Bobette Jouret Bobette Jouret ... Erika
Françoise Lamoureux Françoise Lamoureux ... Jessica
Le Pepe Le Pepe ... Taxi-driver
Raymond Lescot Raymond Lescot ... Reverend Father
Elie Lison ... John
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When given a demonic present by their black sheep nephew two kindly old grannies are transformed into demons who proceed to gorily knock-off their greedy relatives. Written by Chris Hartley <hartless@stn.net>

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Grandmother, What Big Teeth You Have! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

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Official Sites:

Troma

Country:

Belgium | France | Netherlands

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

September 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rabid Grannies See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Despite the title, this movie is about demonic possession and does not involve the rabies virus. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth, the monster: So nasty little girl, we cut off aunt Victoria's hands. We also gave her headaches, what way is that to act. I'll have to punish you.
Jessica: [Screaming in fear] No, NOOOOO...
Elizabeth, the monster: Unless... unless you sing for my birthday, right away. Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you. Sing bitch.
Jessica: Happy birthday to you... Happy b... b... birthday to you.
Elizabeth, the monster: Happy birthday dear aunty, happy birthday to you.
Elizabeth, the monster: Alright, go on.
[Jessica gasps]
Elizabeth, the monster: You can go, hurry up.
Jessica: I can go...
Elizabeth, the monster: Hurry up, i like to change my mind.
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The French-Canadian VHS release on the Videoville Showtime label contains an alternate cut of the film not approved by the director. See more »

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Happy Birthday
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rabid?
7 December 2001 | by milescornSee all my reviews

Ok I saw this film in 1990, that was over ten years ago. To this day I have a real problem even trying to watch this film. It is a little wierd but where eles can you see a movie about two old ladies that drink some wine then start eating the family. The most disturbing scean is where the little girl walks up the steps where the old woman sits in a rocking chair trying to get her to sit in her lap. That is gruesome. The film is ok and I give it a 6. But if gore is your thing watch Bad Taste, it came out the same year.


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