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Shock! Shock! Shock! (1987)

A patient escapes from a lunatic asylum and runs into a woman being chased by an apparently indestructible maniacal cackling goon who works for a mysterious mobster. He decides to help her, but nothing is what it seems. Not even the past.

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Credited cast:
Brad Isaac Brad Isaac ... Jim Norman
Cyndy McCrossen ... Helen Reasoner
Allen Lewis Rickman ... Commander Zont-El (as Allen Rickman)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Timothy Allen Timothy Allen
Cynthia Baker Cynthia Baker
David Blair David Blair
Bill Brunkhurst Bill Brunkhurst
Mike Chirichelli Mike Chirichelli ... Mintex Guard
Robert Fair Robert Fair
Michael Ferguson Michael Ferguson
Carole Fleishman Carole Fleishman
Brian Fuorry Brian Fuorry ... Skar-El
James Gandolfini ... Orderly (as Jim Gandolfini)
Sonny Greenberg Sonny Greenberg ... Dr. Charles Reasoner
Marie Grossette Marie Grossette
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A patient escapes from a lunatic asylum and runs into a woman being chased by an apparently indestructible maniacal cackling goon who works for a mysterious mobster. He decides to help her, but nothing is what it seems. Not even the past.

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Rat Phink a Boo Boo meets Starman
11 December 1999 | by grendel-25See all my reviews

Really odd movie starts out as a slasher flick then turns into a Ultra Man style super hero thing with great punk-pop tunes by a (on screen) band that reminds me of Shonen Knife and the Monkees. The special effects are really cheesy, the super hero has ping pong ball eyes and shoots laser beams which are indicated by scratching the film negative.

In short- really bad special effects, really great music, and a plot that veers wildly from genre to genre without treating it as a joke.


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