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Hobgoblins (1988)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 14 July 1988 (USA)
A young security guard must track down diminutive aliens who kill people even as they make their fantasies come true.

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Rick Sloane

Writer:

Rick Sloane
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Bartlett Tom Bartlett ... Kevin
Paige Sullivan ... Amy
Steven Boggs Steven Boggs ... Kyle
Kelley Palmer Kelley Palmer ... Daphne
Billy Frank ... Nick
Tamara Clatterbuck ... Fantazia (as Tami Bakke)
Duane Whitaker ... Roadrash
Jeffrey Culver ... McCreedy
Kevin Kildow ... Dennis
Kari French Kari French ... Pixie
Daran Norris ... Club Scum M.C
James Mayberry James Mayberry ... Sergeant Parker
Ken Abraham ... Thug
Don Barrett ... Comstock
David Teague David Teague ... Lowlife
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Storyline

A group of hobgoblins, who allow you to live out your fantasies but kill you in the process, escape from a studio vault, and a security guard and his friends must stop them before dawn. Written by Brendan Dillon <bdillon@mindspring.com>

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Be careful what you wish for... You just might get it!

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A koboldok éjszakája See more »

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The location used for Club Scum was a club in West Los Angeles called The Music Machine. See more »

Goofs

The same footage is replayed two or three times during the nightclub chase; notice the same guy tipping over his table. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
McCreedy: [Dennis is listening to his radio] Dennis. Dennis!
[takes off his headphones]
Dennis: Hey! What gives?
McCreedy: You're being paid to work around here, not just sit around and blast your eardrums!
Dennis: Hey, take it easy. I can do both.
[smiles]
McCreedy: [a phone rings, McCreedy answers] Hello? Hello?
[hangs up]
McCreedy: [to Dennis] Didn't you hear the phone ringing?
[...]
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Soundtracks

Love-Me-Nots
Written by Cole Coonce (as Coonce) and Spit Spingola (as Spingola)
Performed by The Fontanelles (uncredited)
Used by Permission of She Devil Music Ltd.
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Truly a cinematic milestone.
5 October 2000 | by vierlixSee all my reviews

So there's an old security guard and a guy who dies and then there's KEVIN, the world's biggest wuss. Kevin wants to impress his incredibly insensitive, bratty, and virginal girlfriend AMY. As he returns from work to... a random house... he finds his "friends," the sexually confusing red-shorted KYLE and the truly revolting sluttish DAPHNE. They are soon joined by Daphne's boyfriend, the trigger-happy sex-crazed macho lunkhead NICK. And there's the title creatures, horrid little dogeared puppets who kill people by giving them their heart's desire. Kyle's heart's desire is to mate with a creepy, yucky woman in spandex. Nick's heart's desire is to throw grenades in a grade school cafeteria-- I mean nightclub. Kevin's heart's desire is to beat up a skinny thug with nunchucks. Amy's heart's desire is to be a disgusting slut. Daphne's already a disgusting slut, so she doesn't have a heart's desire. Along the way a truly hideous band sings a truly odd song. The hobgoblins randomly go back to where they came from then blow up. "Citizen Kane" cannot hold a candle to this true masterpiece of American cinema.


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