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Ghoulies IV (1994)

A retired occultist turned police officer must battle a former lover as she attempts to summon forth demonic forces after escaping an asylum.

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Jim Wynorski

Writer:

Mark Sevi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Liapis ... Jonathan Graves (as Pete Liapis)
Barbara Alyn Woods ... Kate
Stacie Randall ... Alexandra
Raquel Krelle ... Jeanine
Bobby Di Cicco ... Scotty
Tony Cox ... Ghoulie Dark
Arturo Gil ... Ghoulie Lite
Andrew Craig Andrew Craig ... Mugger (as Craig Andrew)
John Cann ... Indian Clerk
Michael Chieffo ... City Power Worker
Lynn Danielson-Rosenthal Lynn Danielson-Rosenthal ... Female Victim (as Lynn Danielson)
Antonia Dorian Antonia Dorian ... Lady in Red
Nathan Jung Nathan Jung ... Big Inmate
Tony March Tony March ... Crazy Inmate
Ace Mask ... Doctor Rochelle
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Storyline

While in pursuit of cop Johnathan Graves, his demonic nemesis, Faust, sends his disciple Alexandria to hunt down the amulet that will set him free. Meanwhile, the Ghoulies find their way through an open porthole and onto the streets of L.A., creating madness and mayhem as they search for a way to get back home. As the body count rises, it becomes an ultimate battle between a demonic killer, a rule-breaking cop, and our favorite creatures from the netherworld! Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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A little black magic, a little black leather... and a lot of black humour.

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghoulies IV See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinetel Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Stacie Randall has gone on to say that she is embarrassed by her involvement with this movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 1994 UK video was cut by 9 secs by the BBFC to remove footage of Oriental throwing stars. The cuts were restored in the 2004 Boulevard DVD. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Excessive Force II: Force on Force (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Hell Pays
Lyrics and Vocals by Alexa Anastasia
Music by Chuck Cirino
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Villainess needed bigger role
18 February 2006 | by goodcheer1See all my reviews

This movie didn't compare to the earlier Ghoulies, especially the first one.

In fact, it hardly seemed like a Ghoulies movie.

It was a totally different kind of movie, in which the only interesting character was the villainness.

Despite its departure from prior Ghoulies movies, this one could actually have become a slam-dunk cult classic had they given the villainess a more developed role.

The writers had the right set-up for it -- a contrast between her and the helpless guy she was holding in her clutches.

She's hardly a good actress, but think Rocky Horror Picture Show and it's easy to picture what they could have done.

Then it could have become a cult classic.


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