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Crimewave (1985)
Horror Movies & Sci-Fi Movies Database
07.09.09

Crimewave (1985) A pair of whacked-out cartoon-like exterminator/hitmen kill the owner of a burglar-alarm company, and stalk the partner who hired them, his wife, and a nerd framed for the murder, who tells the story in flashback from the electric chair.

Movie Tagline:
Extermination is not just a business. It's a way of life.

Also Known As:
The XYZ Murders

Title: Crimewave
Release Date: April , 1986
Runtime: 83 mins
Genre: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Color
Sound: Mono
IMDB Rating: 5.9
Brimstone Pit Rating: 6.9 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With C

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director(s):
Sam Raimi

Cast:
Louise Lasser ...Helene Trend
Paul L. Smith ...Faron Crush
Brion James ...Arthur Coddish
Sheree J. Wilson ...Nancy
Edward R. Pressman ...Ernest Trend
Bruce Campbell ...Renaldo 'The Heel'
Reed Birney ...Vic Ajax
Richard Bright ...Officer Brennan
Antonio Fargas ...Blind Man
Hamid Dana ...Donald Odegard
John Hardy ...Mr. yarman
Emil Sitka ...Colonel Rodgers
Hal youngblood ...Jack Elroy
Sean Farley ...Jack Elroy Jr
Richard DeManincor ...Officer Garvey
Carrie Hall ...Cheap Dish (as Carrie Hall-Schalter)
Wiley Harker ...Governor
Julius Harris ...Hardened Convict
Ralph Drischell ...Executioner
Robert Symonds ...Guard #1
Patrick Stack ...Guard #2
Philip A. Gillis ...Priest
Bridget Hoffman ...Nun
Ann Marie Gillis ...Nun
Frances McDormand ...Nun
Carol Brinn ...Old Woman
Matthew Taylor ...Muscleman
Perry Mallette ...Grizzled Veteran
Chuck Gaidica ...Weatherman
Jimmie Launce ...Announcer

» [more cast members]

Producer(s):
Bruce Campbell
Cary Glieberman
Edward R. Pressman
Irvin Shapiro
Robert G. Tapert

Writer(s):
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Sam Raimi

Composer(s):
Arlon Ober




Movie Soundtrack(s):
"Rialto"
"We Go Together"
"Cherish"

More Movie Taglines:
  • Extermination is not just a business. It's a way of life.
Movie Quote(s):
  • Girl in bar: You're cute. Renaldo the Heel: Keep talkin', baby. Maybe you'll tell me something I don't already know.
  • Renaldo the Heel: Hey baby, why don't ya come on over to my pad. We'll have a scotch and sofa.
  • Renaldo the Heel: I've never seen you here before. I like that in a woman.
  • Renaldo the Heel: Well, maybe I'm a heel. Vic Ajax: Maybe I'm a guy who hates heels. Renaldo the Heel: Maybe I'm a heel who hates guys who hate heels.
  • Nancy: I'm not that kind of girl! Renaldo the Heel: Well, with a little practice you could learn to be.
Movie Trivia:
  • Disowned by director Sam Raimi, incensed at not being allowed to use Bruce Campbell and having editor Kaye Davis and composer Joseph LoDuca removed by the producers.
  • Director Trademark: [Sam Raimi] [3-stooges] many, including the bowling balls rolling off the shelf onto the man's head, and a cameo by Stooges regular Emil Sitka.
  • Director Trademark: [Sam Raimi] [Oldmobile Delta 88]
  • The role of Vic Ajax was originally intended for Bruce Campbell
  • During the filming, Bruce Campbell had Sam Raimi's 1973 Oldsmobile Delta 88 gutted and substituted it for the "stunt car" in the chase sequence, but Raimi noticed before the scene was filmed and had the car restored.
IMDB Links:
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Keywords:
Nerd, Damsel In Distress, Newspaper, Hit By Car, Interrupted Execution  ...[more]


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