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Blood Dolls (1999)

Virgil, an eccentric freak billionaire, spends his days being a "biological inventor." The "blood dolls," his newest creation, aid him in getting revenge on those who betrayed him.

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Charles Band

Writers:

Charles Band (screenplay), Charles Band (story) (as Robert Talbot)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristopher Logan Kristopher Logan ... Virgil Travis (as Jack Maturin)
Debra Mayer ... Moira Yulin
William Paul Burns ... Mr. Mascaro
Warren Draper Warren Draper ... Harrison Yulin
Nicholas Worth ... George Warbeck
Jodie Fisher ... Mercy Shaw (as Jodie Coady)
Phil Fondacaro ... Hylas
Naomi McClure Naomi McClure ... Cindy Agami
Jack Forbes ... Squires
Jason Pace ... Howard Loftus
J. Paradee J. Paradee ... Shirley
Venesa Talor Venesa Talor ... Cotton Baby
Yvette Lera Yvette Lera ... Razor Baby
Persia White ... Black Baby
Matt Corboy ... Warbeck Security
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Storyline

Virgil Travis is a wealthy, soulless psychopath who lives in seclusion in his mansion home with his dwarf butler and maniac right hand man. Tortured and forcibly mutated as a child by a woman who put him through body transforming procedures, Virgil has an abnormally sized head. Basking in the suffering, degradation, pain, and death of others, Virgil has already killed, and kidnapped a female rock group that he keeps imprisoned in his basement to help satisfy his constant need for perverse amusement. Never satisfied, though, Virgil decides that he will once again try to fill the emptiness that exists within him, and so creates a trio of deformed, living dolls to systematically murder any and all people who have ever wronged him. What Virgil doesn't anticipate, though, is meeting his match and finding love, both of which come in the form of a woman who is even more evil and twisted than he is. Written by Duke Savage

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Power... Lust... Freaks. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood dolls: La venganza de los muñecos See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

DX Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Mr. Mascaro is the human version of the demon Jack in the Box from the film Demonic Toys (1992) See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Mr. Mascaro: Play 'em, Hylas.
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Crazy Credits

After Virgil kills everyone and the dolls escape with the rockers, the screen blacks for the credits, but instead Virgil's assistant walks out and explains that there is an alternate ending that some may find more suitable. The last five minutes of the movie play over, except now the rockers throw the dwarf across the room before the wedding, and are forced to play the wedding march for Virgil. In this version of the ending, however, Virgil's new wife reacts positively to him. The rockers start to play music, which continues over the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the R Rated version, Jason Pace's death was edited by about 20 seconds. The Unrated Director's Cut (available on DVD), features the longer/bloodier death scene, which just has more blood. See more »

Connections

References Demonic Toys (1992) See more »

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Bloody Facinating!
1 May 2004 | by jamesbourke50See all my reviews

His Empire May Have Crumbled. The Full Moon might have slightly dimmed, And as for the present state of being for Charles Band and his new company Shadow Entertainment, Time will only tell, i for one will always follow.

Now As for "Blood Dolls" upon only my second viewing i was suddenly struck with the notion, now if memory serves, Ever since my viewing of "Ghoulies" which was my very first Band movie, i can never quite recall Charles Band Actually writing the movie script himself, but here he did.

So here i was, Thinking. Did Band base the Character of Virgil on himself, all the major factors were present. Here was Virgil head of his company having to safeguard his own wellbeing as well as that of his company from the nasty clutches of outside forces.

You be the judge, and wonder just how many times Charles Band has had to swim with the sharks and if like me you are a real fan, enjoy the film, it certainly made for a different kind of viewing, pleasant yes for the film itself had a kind of voyueristic feel. If in Doubt check out Meridian or Head of the Family as prime examples.


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