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Santa Claws (1996)

R | | Horror | 22 October 1996 (USA)
A B-horror movie actress is stalked by a deranged fan bent on claiming her for himself.


John A. Russo (as John Russo)


John A. Russo (as John Russo)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Debbie Rochon ... Raven Quinn
Grant Kramer Grant Kramer ... Wayne
John Mowod John Mowod ... Eric Quinn
Dawn Michelucci Dawn Michelucci ... Angela Quinn
Savannah Calhoun Savannah Calhoun ... Savannah Quinn
Marilyn Eastman ... Mrs. Quinn
Julie Wallace Deklavon Julie Wallace Deklavon ... Peggy Quinn (as Julie Wallace)
Christopher Boyle Christopher Boyle ... Young Wayne
Terri Lewandowski Terri Lewandowski ... Wayne's Mother
Ed Lewandowski Ed Lewandowski ... Uncle Joe
Amanda Madison Amanda Madison ... Laura Britton (as Christine Cavalier)
Lisa Delien Lisa Delien ... Mary Jane Austin
Sue Ellen White Sue Ellen White ... Debbie Darwin
Karl Hardman ... Bruce Brunswick
Mary Beth Boyle Mary Beth Boyle ... Diane Heller


A young man finds his divorced mother having sex with a man in a Santa Clause hat and shoots them both dead. Years later, now thinking he is Santa Clause, the man develops an obsession with an erotic horror film star named Raven and begins stalking her. Written by Duke

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Have yourself a very Scary Christmas! See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and sexual content

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The character of Raven Quinn is loosely based on the actress Brinke Stevens. See more »


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Nekkid scream queens offed by a psychopathic killer
12 May 2003 | by capkronosSee all my reviews

John Russo nearly hits rock bottom with this disastrous cheapie misleadingly promoted as another killer-dressed-as-Santa-Claus-movie.

Raven Quinn (Debbie Rochon) not only has to deal with a cheating husband (John Mowod) but also with trouble from women's groups and her in-laws when she accepts the lead role in the racy movie "A Scream Queen Christmas." If things couldn't get any worse, Raven also becomes the target of an obsessed psycho, her next-door neighbor Wayne (Grant Kramer), who has a shrine to her in his home, drugs her kids, messes around with a mannequin and kills cast and crew participating in the movie with a three-pronged garden claw.

There's virtually no gore or violence, but there are long scenes of young women with large silicone knockers stripping out of glittery costumes to pad out the running time. Debbie Rochon is easily the best this film has to offer in terms of good-looking babes and the only one of the bunch I found to be really attractive. (She's also pretty fun to watch with her clothes on, as well). It's also fun spotting Marilyn Eastman, Karl Hardman, Bill Hinzman and John Russo (all of whom appeared in the original NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD) in small roles here. Otherwise this is a complete waste of time.

Russo also made the T & A tie-in tape SCREAM QUEEN NAKED CHRISTMAS featuring Kramer, Rochon, Christine Cavalier (from W.A.V.E. Productions) and others from this movie reprising their roles (and removing their clothes).

Score: 3 out of 10 (thanks mainly to Debbie)

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Release Date:

22 October 1996 (USA) See more »

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'Tis the Season See more »

Filming Locations:

Clairton, Pennsylvania, USA See more »


Box Office


$40,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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