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Kolobos (1999)

Night. Rain splatters the city. A young couple out for a drive take a shortcut through a deserted alley and makes a gruesome discovery: a girl, savagely slashed and battered, lies in a pool... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Weber ... Kyra
Donny Terranova Donny Terranova ... Tom
Nichole Pelerine Nichole Pelerine ... Erica
John Fairlie John Fairlie ... Gary
Promise LaMarco ... Tina
Ilia Volok ... Faceless
Kim Simms Thomas ... Dr. Waldman (as Kim Thomas)
Todd Beadle Todd Beadle ... Dr. Jurgen
Mari Weiss ... Lucille
Jonathan Rone Jonathan Rone ... Carl
Linnea Quigley ... Dorothy
Ivan Battee Ivan Battee ... Det. Byers (as Ivan Batee)
Blaine Bolton Blaine Bolton ... Female Impersonator
Jeremy Kendall Jeremy Kendall ... Young Man in Alley
Laura Holman Laura Holman ... Young Woman in Alley
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Night. Rain splatters the city. A young couple out for a drive take a shortcut through a deserted alley and makes a gruesome discovery: a girl, savagely slashed and battered, lies in a pool of her own blood. As the girl loses consciousness, she utters one word of explanation - 'Kolobos'. Flash back to 36 hours earlier. Down-on-her-luck artist Kyra Mitchell has just landed a dream job - a 3-month gig as a lab rat in an anthropology-related experimental film. In exchange, she gets free food and lodging in a fully-furnished mountain resort. Her new roommates, wise-cracking Tom, struggling actress Erica, college drop-out Gary and fast-food engineer Tina know little about Kyra's past. She allows them to see her artwork - dark, disturbing pieces - but tells them nothing about her inspiration - a faceless man who haunts her in nightmares and waking dreams. Still, happiness and camaraderie prevail - until night falls. On her way to grab a soda in the kitchen, Tina walks into a deadly booby ... Written by Armitage Pictures

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Sometimes nightmares do come true.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, and for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Haunted House See more »

Filming Locations:

Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Armitage Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When the female doctor is standing over the hospital bed, talking, the way she is holding the clipboard changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Kyra: It's only me.
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Connections

References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

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Performed by The Civilians
written by Dave Galens and Jim Hebler
produced by The Civilians & Al Sutton
courtesy of Enough Rope Records
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Candy Colored Nightmare Fuel
21 June 2019 | by jeanlevySee all my reviews

Kolobos might not be a title you hear thrown out in horror circles very often, because it was dumped into video stores without a theatrical release and given lousy artwork that had nothing to do with the film. This is definitely a small, low budget affair, but there's a lot of thought put into it and it looks absolutely beautiful.

The entire film is bathed in lighting that would make Argento and Bava proud and the death sequences are fairly imaginative and well done, especially for a low budget film like this. The final twist isn't handled very well and it comes across as a bad afterthought, but everything else is so captivating that I can't even fault it for that.


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