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The Granny (1995)

R | | Comedy, Horror | Video 23 May 1995
Granny's family wants her dead so they can collect her insurance. While she is on her death bed, she drinks an eternal life potion and returns to the land of the living. She is on a mission... See full summary »

Director:

Luca Bercovici

Writers:

Sam Bernard (story), Luca Bercovici (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stella Stevens ... Granny
Shannon Whirry ... Kelly
Luca Bercovici ... Namon Ami
Brant von Hoffman ... David
Sandy Helberg ... Albert
Patricia Sturges Patricia Sturges ... Andrea
Heather Elizabeth Parkhurst ... Antoinette
Ryan Bollman ... Junior
Samantha Hendricks Samantha Hendricks ... Amy
Joseph Bernard Joseph Bernard ... Mr. Sadler
Teresa Ganzel ... Leanne
Dan Woren ... Lenny
Kedrick Wolf Kedrick Wolf ... Dr. Hardy
Tyrus ... Tyrus
Anthony Hickox ... Frederick
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Storyline

Granny's family wants her dead so they can collect her insurance. While she is on her death bed, she drinks an eternal life potion and returns to the land of the living. She is on a mission to wreak havoc over her greedy relatives. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Being Granny's Favorite Can Be Murder! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Granny See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Shelley Winters was originally considered for the role of Granny. See more »

Quotes

Albert: I would never tear down this house! I have such fond memories of growing up here.
Junior: Really dad, like what?
Albert: Like, uh, well, the time I... well, they've escaped me at the moment.
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Connections

Features The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Cherry Cola
Performed by Suzy & The Knockouts
Written by Brian Haner & Susan Haner
Budgie Songs & Little Corners Songs BMI
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* * out of 4.
25 May 2002 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

Granny (Stella Stevens) has had it with her family. They are greedy, ruthless people who probably want her dead. And how right she is, as they try to attempt to poision her on Thanksgiving day and change her will so they inherit everything. The only good that comes out of the family is her son's illegmate daughter (Shannon Wherry) who has token care of granny most of her life and is supposed to be sole heir to Granny's estate. Well one day, Granny recieves a potion that will give her eternal life, if she and the potion stay out of the sun though. Well guess what, it gets exposed to the sun and granny dies. However she comes back to life as a homicidal, ax swinging demon.

Instead of trying to be your standard, routine slice and dice horror film this feature just goes all out sparing nothing in the process. Stella Stevens is in great form and has some of the funniest one liners in recent memory and Shannon has never been more appealing. The death scenes are possibly some of the most creative and violent in horror film history and the ending is a knockout, especially the dinner table scene with the whole family gathered including dad. Much better then you would expect.

Rated R; Extreme Graphic Violence, Nudity, Profanity, and Sexual Situations.


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