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Trilogy of Terror II (1996)

Three short tales of terror including: woman's encounter when attempting to rob a grave; the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and tale of an African doll who comes to life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Laura, Bobby's Mom / Dr. Simpson
... Ben
... Roger Ansford
... Stubbs
... Bobby
Richard Fitzpatrick ... Jerry O'Farrell
... Lew
Gerry Quigley ... Akers
Dennis O'Connor ... Brig
John McMahon ... Taylor
Alan Bridle ... The Minister
... The Waitress
Norm Spencer ... Officer #1
Bruce McFee ... Officer #2
... The Dwarf Bobby
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Storyline

Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in "He Who Kills" an African doll goes on a murderous rampage. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and terror | See all certifications »

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30 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In the "He Who Kills" segment, one of the museum security guards is reading a "Dark Shadows" comic book, and enthuses about how he used to rush home from school to watch the TV series. Dan Curtis created the series Dark Shadows (1966). See more »

Goofs

The apartment at the beginning of the third story is obviously not the same one from the first film. It is much larger and more modern with a second floor. See more »

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References Rocky (1976) See more »

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Dan Curtis rules!

And with a cast that includes Lysette (Any relation to Josette?) Anthony, who is and always shall be a major babe, and Geraint Wyn (Who seems to do his best work at Knight.) why shouldn't he? I saw much that was borrowed from the Dan Curtis hit Dark Shadows in this made for TV flick ... The photography, the music certainly, and the ocean shots from the second tale. And these all work right well in this movie. The plots, as a whole, and the acting in particular, work well enough to be enjoyable. True, certain themes like the killer doll have been done to death over the years, but Curtis still knows how to put a twist to the devil of a tail.


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