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Shock 'Em Dead (1991)

Martin is a total loser who makes a deal with the devil to become the greatest rock star in the world.

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Mark Freed
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Two no-talent losers sell their souls to become the world's biggest rock gods. In a flash, they acquire supernatural talent and amass fortune, fame and a sexy entourage. Of course, when you make a deal with the devil, there's always a catch.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Traci Lords ... Lindsay Roberts
Troy Donahue ... Record Exec
Aldo Ray ... Tony
Stephen Quadros ... Angel Martin
Tim Moffett Tim Moffett ... Greg
Markus Grupa Markus Grupa ... Jonny
Karen Russell ... Michelle
Gina Parks Gina Parks ... Marilyn
Laurel Wiley ... Monique
Tyger Sodipe Tyger Sodipe ... Voodoo Woman
Christopher Maleki ... Dustin
David Homb David Homb ... Izzy
Madison Monk Madison Monk ... Jimmi Wolf
Yankee Sulivan Yankee Sulivan ... Trailer Manager
Barne Subaski Barne Subaski ... Record Executive #2
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Storyline

Martin is a total loser, who nobody cares for. When he fails to get a position as guitar player in Lindsay's band and loses his job on the way, he makes a deal with a Voodoo priestess. She promises him the fulfillment of all his dreams if he swears obedience to her. He becomes a rock star and has many women - but to stay alive, he has to kill other people. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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For the girl of his dreams, he'd make a deal with the devil.

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Horror | Thriller | Music

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rock 'em Dead See more »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Noma Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Gina Parks, who plays Marilyn, also worked as a secretary for director Mark Freed. See more »

Quotes

Angel Martin: From now on, we eat OUT!
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Connections

Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Casualty Rap
Written by Mark Freed and Robert Decker
Sung by Andrew Cross
1990 Noma Productions
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So, You wanna be a Rock Star???
12 September 2003 | by fatedrummerSee all my reviews

I have to say, I LOVED Shock em Dead!! The acting was I expected it to be... Which was poor, but this movie has so many one liners, & is soooo much fun.

You can't help but root for poor Martin, the nerd... & to see him transform & completely become the ULTIMATE rock star is the best. I love the Audition scene after he becomes "Angel". His cockiness to ol' Johnny Crack is well deserved.

This is truly a B movie, but it reigns supreme as one of my favs!!!

It's much more fun to watch if you're in a band of your own. & especially great to watch WITH your band, at 3:00AM, on the road in a motel room, & drunk!!!!!!!!!


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