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Elves (1989)

PG-13 | | Horror | 24 October 1989 (USA)
A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil Nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends... See full summary »

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Jeffrey Mandel (as Jeff Mandel)

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Jeffrey Mandel (as Jeff Mandel), Mike Griffin | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Haggerty ... Mike McGavin
Julie Austin Julie Austin ... Kirsten
Deanna Lund ... Kirsten's Mother
Borah Silver Borah Silver ... Kirsten's Grandfather
Mansell Rivers-Bland Mansell Rivers-Bland ... Rubinkreuz
Christopher Graham Christopher Graham ... Willy
Laura Lichstein Laura Lichstein ... Brooke
Stacey Dye Stacey Dye ... Amy
Winter Monk Winter Monk ... Kurt
Jeff Austin Jeff Austin ... Emil
Allen Lee Allen Lee ... Dr. Fitzgerald
Paul Rohrer Paul Rohrer ... Professor O'Conner
Ken Carpenter ... Shaver
Michael Tatlock ... Hugh Reed
Michael Herst Michael Herst ... Sgt. DeSoto
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A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil Nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends are trapped in a department store with an elf, and only Dan Haggerty, as the renegade loose-cannon Santa Claus, can save them. Written by Martin Moretti <moretti@master.ceat.okstate.edu>

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They don't work for Santa anymore!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duendes See more »

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Featured on episode 14 of Red Letter Media's Best of the Worst series. See more »

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When Mike McGavin asks the librarian about books on the occult, he is referred to section "666". In an American library, which uses Dewey Decimal Classification, books on parapsychology and the supernatural would be reserved in 130. 666 is actually for ceramic and allied technologies. See more »

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Dead Santa: [whispers] Santa said ORAL.
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Hahahahaha. Yes.
5 January 2005 | by brokenlovesongsSee all my reviews

OK, I'm normally not the kind of guy who thinks bad movies are funny. If I see a movie that is truly terrible, then I may have a couple of laughs, but I will be disappointed overall. That's why I am finding it hard to say, as nearly everybody who has seen the film does, that Elves is a bad movie. I loved it. I don't think that I have ever laughed so hard at a movie in all of my life. Here's a memorable quote. Grizzly Adams, let me repeat, GRIZZLY ADAMS: "Tell me about the connection between the elves and the Nazis." If you find this line at all interesting or humorous then I have to say, SEE ELVES. The story: A Nazi grandfather has selectively inbred to create a girl who, when impregnated by an elf, will create the Nazi 4th Reich: An army of Nazi elves who will take over the world! Yeah, this plot is incredibly stupid, but you have to admit that whoever thought up this idea was a pretty creative individual, and I give him a lot of credit. The movie follows the young girl who is being hunted by a sex crazed elf and Grizzly Adams' character, who is doing everything in his power to try and help the girl. Grizzly is pursued by a group of unknown men who are attempting to stop his hunt for the elf at any cost. This results in an especially gut-busting scene in which we see Grizzly Adams dive roll out of a speeding car right before it explodes. HAHA! I'm laughing right now just thinking about it. Do you want to see a perverted department store Santa killed by a mutant elf who stabs him repeatably in the genitalia? See Elves. The acting is great, and by great a mean absolutely hilarious; it's NOT that bad, it's just really funny. I suppose I am really hyping this movie up. I watched it with a large group of friends who all claimed that the movie was bad, and yet they were laughing just as hard as me through the whole thing. Maybe you will think Elves is a bad movie, but I'm sure you'll get a kick out of it.


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