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Evil Laugh (1986)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 1986 (USA)
A group of Med students fix up an old house over a weekend. Where a mass murder occurred 10 years earlier. Mayhem ensues.

Director:

Dominick Brascia
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ashlyn Gere ... Connie (as Kim McKamy)
Steven Baio Steven Baio ... Johnny
Tony Griffin Tony Griffin ... Sammy
Jody Gibson Jody Gibson ... Tina
Jerold Pearson Jerold Pearson ... Barney
Myles O'Brien ... Mark
Howard Weiss Howard Weiss ... Mr. Burns
Karyn O'Bryan ... Betty
Susan Grant Susan Grant ... Sadie
Gary Hays Gary Hays ... Jerry
Hal Shafer Hal Shafer ... Chief Cash
Johnny Venocur Johnny Venocur ... Freddy
Tom Shell ... Delivery Boy
Dominick Brascia ... Evil Laugher
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Storyline

An old orphanage has just been rebuilt after it was mysteriously burned to the ground over a decade ago following accusations of child molestation and abuse by Martin, whose own father committed suicide out of shame. Needless to say he couldn't prove his innocence, suffered a psychotic breakdown which subsequently led to him systematically slaughter the other occupants, including the kids, particularly the accusers, before perishing in the blaze that followed. Now a group of med-students are brought in by a seemingly benevolent doctor turned pediatrician, Jerry who seeks to fix the place up as less an institution more of a foster home. One of the students is set on dwelling there at this current position, while the others are set on helping them settling in. But soon they'll discover that our current owner has been secretly disposed of by an intruder, who is still lurking close by. Jerry's (now ex) fiancée Connie, Barney (who said his farewell to Jerry moments before meeting his end) ... Written by suspicous

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Ten years ago something terrible happened in this house... This weekend it's about to happen AGAIN.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El regreso de Martin See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Dominick Brascia decided to direct the film for budgetary reasons. See more »

Quotes

Barney: If I were a girl, I'd become a lesbian.
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References Halloween (1978) See more »

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The title says it all
22 August 2000 | by woolyboy76See all my reviews

There are three types of bad movies: (a) the ones that are so bad they're boring, (b) the ones that are intentionally bad in order to be funny, and (c) the ones that are so bad they are hilarious. No one wants to watch the first one. The second type has no value since the only reason for watching a bad movie is to laugh at its "badness" and if they do it on purpose, what is the point? So, it leaves us with the third type. If you enjoy this third type of bad movie, you will love Evil Laugh. I've seen a lot of unintentionally hilarious movies, and this is one of the best, right up there with Gymkata. The plot is as follows: a bunch of friends meet at a dirty old house. People start getting killed by a masked person with an evil laugh (just wait until you hear the laugh). My favorite scene: the killer drags a guys head into a microwave, but can't close it since it's still attached to the body. So he pushes start, and magically the microwave starts working, which is followed by the requisite head explosion. Oh, and then there is the Breakfast Club-like cleaning scene to cheesy 80's music. See this movie! If you go the video store, I can pretty much guarantee that no one else has checked it out.


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