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Cellar Dweller (1988)

A comic book artist Whitney Taylor is doomed to repeat history in a most grotesque way when she unleashes a demon after drawing it..

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John Carl Buechler

Writer:

Don Mancini (as Kit Dubois)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Yvonne De Carlo ... Mrs. Briggs
Debrah Farentino ... Whitney Taylor (as Debrah Mullowney)
Brian Robbins ... Phillip Lemley
Pamela Bellwood ... Amanda
Miranda Wilson ... Lisa (as Cheryl Ann Wilson)
Vince Edwards ... Norman Meshelski
Jeffrey Combs ... Colin Childress
Floyd Levine ... Taxi driver
Michael Deak ... The Creature
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Storyline

Thirty years have passed since the grisly murder/suicide of Colin Childress, creator of the comic book Cellar Dweller. But, as often happens to those ignorant of it, comic book artist Whitney Taylor is doomed to repeat history in a most grotesque way. Little does she know that her twisted renderings will soon reincarnate the bloody hysteria of Cellar Dweller. Written by Noel Kardaris

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Taglines:

The Shape of Nightmares to Come See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cellar Dwellar See more »

Filming Locations:

Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Debrah Farentino and Miranda Wilson were both cast members on the TV series Capitol (1982). See more »

Quotes

The Creature: Wherever there is imagination... I will dwell!
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Crazy Credits

Instead of a simple "Cast" listing in the closing credits, the list of actors begins with "A Good Cast is Worth Repeating." See more »


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Death Knell
Written and Performed by Carl Dante
Published by Empire Films Music, BMI
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Good fun
16 May 2005 | by andy-bradford3See all my reviews

Cheap and trashy, this film didn't scare but thrilled me with its sense of camp. Yvonne De Carlo is such an underrated actress and is always worth taking a look at. The film is low budget and apart from De Carlo doesn't have any other well known names. The story is very simple a man writes a story about a scary monster. The monster comes to life and kills him but of course that is not the end of the monster. It waits round for more victims... This film may turn up late at night on TV, if it does turn off the lights curl up on the couch and enjoy the next hour or so. The plot cant be taken seriously so just enjoy the absurdities of it. I saw this film on VCR several years ago and cant wait for it to be released on DVD. Yvonne has made several low budget shockers over the years and this has got to be one of the best.


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