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Deadtime Stories (1986)

A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories - about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.

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Jeffrey Delman

Writers:

Jeffrey Delman (as Jefferey S. Delman), J. Edward Kiernan | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Valentine ... Peter
Nicole Picard ... Rachel (Red Riding Hood)
Matt Mitler ... Willie (Werewolf)
Cathryn de Prume ... Goldi Lox (as Cathryn DePrume)
Melissa Leo ... Judith 'MaMa' Baer
Kathy Fleig ... Miranda
Phyllis Craig ... Hanagohl
Michael Mesmer ... Uncle Mike
Brian DePersia ... Little Brian
Kevin Hannon Kevin Hannon ... Beresford 'Papa' Baer
Timothy Rule Timothy Rule ... Wilmont 'Baby' Baer
Anne Redfern ... Florinda
Casper Roos Casper Roos ... Vicar
Barbara Seldon Barbara Seldon ... Seductress
Leigh Kilton Leigh Kilton ... Seductress
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Storyline

A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories--about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and a story about "Goldi Lox" and the three bears. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

Your Most Terrifying Nightmares Come to Life. You'll Pray for Dawn. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Deadtime Stories

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Freaky Film Tales See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$708,112, 30 November 1986

Gross USA:

$2,750,741

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,750,741
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Scary Stuff See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Uncut Edition Blu-ray)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Dolby Digital (2.0)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Melissa Leo had to wear a bulky orange sweater in order to cover up the fact that she had a cast on her arm that she had broken prior to the shooting of the third segment. See more »

Goofs

When Miranda is thrown against the cave wall after being cornered by the witch, the whole wall moves. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Mike: Once upon a time, there was a little girl named "Rachel." Actually, she wasn't all that little. She was a hot-looking high school senior with deep blue eyes, and fine, firm breasts and...
Little Brian: That's not the way Mommy tells it!
Uncle Mike: Shut up, that's the way I tell it.
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Alternate Versions

In the UK, approximately 29 seconds were cut to secure an "18" rating. These included some alternate shots of Goldi naked in the shower and a scene where she telekinetically impales a man with a pole. See more »

Connections

References Donahue (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Looney Tune
Lyrics by Jeffrey Delman
Music by Larry Juris
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Freaky Fairy Tales!
30 July 2008 | by iwantsofiaSee all my reviews

A little boy begs his uncle to tell him bedtime stories. The uncle does, but gives them all macabre twists in this fair-to-middling anthology film.

"Peter And The Witches" is about a young man (Scott Valentine) who is a slave to two witches. This segment is slow and almost plot less.

"Little Red Runninghood" has a high school girl in a red jogging outfit picking up medicine for her sick grandma at the drug store. She's given the wrong prescription, and the man the medicine belongs to has a very special reason for needing it before the full moon (hint, hint). You'll guess the punchline, but it's still a funny segment.

"Goldi Lox And The Three Baers" is a very broad, very black comedy about a telekinetic young woman (the very sexy Catheryn DePrume) and a homicidal family - Papa Baer, Mama Baer and Baby Baer - that team up together and go on a crime spree. Sort of a R rated Looney Tunes cartoon, this is the best segment of the film.

Perhaps not the best horror anthology around, it's still amusing in spots. Apparently this movie was shot over the course of four years. The British title is Freaky Fairy Tales.


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