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Dr. Giggles (1992)

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A madman who believes he's a doctor comes to the town where his crazy father was killed, and soon begins murdering people and becoming infatuated with a teenage girl who has a heart condition.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Doctor Evan Rendell
... Jennifer Campbell
... Tom Campbell
... Max Anderson
... Officer Joe Reitz
... Officer Hank Magruder
... Tamara
... Dr. Chamberlain
... Elaine Henderson
... Coreen
... Normi
... Stu
... Dianne
... Trotter
Denise Barnes ... Leigh
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The psychopathic son of a mass-murdering doctor, escapes from his mental institution to seek revenge on the town where his father was caught. The giggling doctor kills his victims with a surgical theme. His goal being to give one of the townfolk a heart transplant. Written by Rob Hartill

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »

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23 October 1992 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,714,815, 23 October 1992, Wide Release

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$8,403,433
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The film was re-released on December 12th, 2009 at New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles. Seventeen years after its original theatrical October 23rd, 1992 release date. See more »

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As a student of medical studies, even though he's insane, Dr. Giggles should know that hearts are only viable for transplant for about six hours. And that's under optimal storage conditions, not a pile of organs stored in a bucket. See more »

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Doctor Evan Rendell: [in bed] I hope you have protection.
[Pulls out scalpel and giggles. Boy screams]
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I Could Be Anything
Lyrics by Rob Hotchkiss
Music by Apostles
Performed by Apostles
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Lots of Horror & Plenty of GIGGLES!
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Very much to my surprise I enjoyed viewing this film and at times it broke me up with laughter and at the same time furnished plenty of blood and gore. Larry Drake,(Dr. Evan Rendell ),"Spun",'02, gave a great performance and looked more like your local butcher than the role of doctor. Dr Rendell always wanted to be a doctor since he was a young boy cutting up stuffed dolls and animals and his father who was also a doctor wanted him to follow in his footsteps. However, after the doctor lost his wife because of a heart condition, he went sorta nuts and had a funny giggle whenever he felt uptight or happy! His son followed in his footsteps and tried very hard to help Holly Marie Combs, (Jennifer Campbell), "A Reason to Believe" ,'95, with her heart condition. There was plenty of lustful scenes and hot to trot teenagers. One young man was trying to obtain a condom that had fallen into a toilet bowl with a tooth brush. This film is really a great COMEDY with lots of HORROR!!


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