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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.

Director:

Mark Freed
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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.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller | Music

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

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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Company Credits

Production Co:

Noma Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Markus Grupa and Tyler Bowe both originally auditioned for the role of Angel Martin. See more »

Quotes

Angel Martin: I want a fucking pizza!
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Connections

Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Get a Band
Written by Mark Freed and Robert Decker
Sung by Rick Livingstone
1990 Noma Productions
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An all around great movie.
28 September 2000 | by Caligula226See all my reviews

I'm surprised this movie doesn't have a higher rating than it does. Horror movies about heavy metal bands are always stupid, but this one kept me entertained the whole way through. Unlike other movies like Black Roses or Hard Rock Zombies, this one was actually funny and pretty well made. Definately a good movie.


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