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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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She'll love you to death! 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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

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

Quotes

[the undead Granny brings out a covered dining tray]
Granny: [distorted] Treats for the sweets!
[Granny lifts the cover as we see the head of David; The family cheers and laughs]
David: Hi, everybody!
Junior: What is this, prime rib?
[take a big bite of his meat]
Junior: I love it!
Albert: Mmm! Wonderful soup.
David: Thank you.
Antoinette: They say that the family that eats together...
[...]
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Connections

Features The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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Do You Know Where
Performed by IS
Music Written by IS
Lyrics written by Chet Zar
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Vultures, crows, monkeys, and magpies ...............
5 March 2012 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

This dark comedy features a spirited performance by Stella Stevens as "Granny". The actors have great makeup, and there is rarely a dull moment. Granny on her deathbed is chosen to get a second chance at life and immortality. Unfortunately the carefully explained three step process gets derailed by a cat, and Granny comes back from the dead seeking revenge on her jackal-like family. There are a few similarities between "The Granny" and "Ed and His Dead Mother", which precedes this film by two years. A couple low budget effects slightly detract, like in the fur closet when hand puppet minks attack, but overall the movie succeeds as entertainment. Shannon Whirry and Heather Elizabeth Parkhurst showing some skin doesn't hurt either. - MERK


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