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Waxwork (1988)
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04.04.09

Waxwork (1988) Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disapear, Mark becomes suspicous. What he doesn't know is that they have been made a part of the exhibit, by first living out the scene and then being murdered in it.

Movie Tagline:
Stop On By And Give Afterlife A Try.

Title: Waxwork
Release Date: June 17, 1988
Runtime: 95 mins
Genre: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Horror
Languages: English
Country: USA, West Germany
Colors: Color
Sound: Dolby
IMDB Rating: 5.9
Brimstone Pit Rating: 6.9 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With W

MPAA Rating: R

Director(s):
Anthony Hickox

Cast:
Zach Galligan ...Mark
Jennifer Bassey ...Mrs. Loftmore
Joe Baker ...Jenkins
Deborah Foreman ...Sarah
Michelle Johnson ...China
David Warner ...Waxwork Man
Eric Brown ...James
Clare Carey ...Gemma
Buckley Norris ...Lecturer
Dana Ashbrook ...Tony
Micah Grant ...Johnathan
Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros ...Hans (as Mihaly 'Michu' Mesza)
Jack David Walker ...Junior (as Jack David Warner)
John Rhys Davies ...Werewolf
Nelson Welch ...Elderly Man
Miles O'Keeffe ...Count Dracula
Christopher Bradley ...Stephan
Tom McGreevey ...Charles (as Tom MacGreevey)
Irene Olga Lopez ...Maid
Charles McCaughan ...Inspector Roberts
Julian Forbes ...Police Driver
Edward Ashley ...Professor Sutherland
Kendall Conrad ...Girl in Pyramid
Patrick Macnee ...Sir Wilfred
J. Kenneth Campbell ...Marquis de Sade
Anthony Hickox ...English Prince
Staffan Ahrenberg ...French Guard
Gabriella Dufwa ...Courtesan
Gary M. Bettman ...Mark's Grandfather
James D.R. Hickox ...Werewolf Killer's Assistant

» [more cast members]

Producer(s):
Staffan Ahrenberg
Gregory Cascante
William W. Edwards
Julian Forbes
Dan Ireland
William J. Quigley
Eyal Rimmon
Mario Sotela

Writer(s):
Anthony Hickox

Composer(s):
Roger Bellon




Trailer(s):
Waxwork Horror Film Trailer 1

Movie Soundtrack(s):
"It's My Party"

More Movie Taglines:
  • Stop On By And Give Afterlife A Try.
  • More Fun Than a Barrel of Mummies
  • you can step inside the hall of horrors
  • but dare you pay the price?
Movie Quote(s):
  • Dracula: Raw meat. You do like raw meat?
  • Dracula: Steak tartar? Ah, yes. Steak tartar.
  • China: Can't a girl get laid around here without being burned at the stake? Mark Loftmore: [with an unlit cigarette in his mouth] Anybody got a match? China: I do what I want when I want. Dig it or fuck off.
  • [Mark is threatened by an armed French guard] Mark Loftmore: I'm sorry, I was never very good at languages.
  • Mark Loftmore: One last thing before you kill us Lincoln! Mr. Lincoln: You know my name? Mark Loftmore: I should. You murdered my grandfather! Mr. Lincoln: You're a Loftmore! Old horror lord's grandchild. Well, well, well, what a coincidence. It's such a small world! Mark Loftmore: Well, then why do you want to end it? Mr. Lincoln: Somebody has to.
Movie Trivia:
  • Writer/director Anthony Hickox wrote the screenplay in only 3 days.
  • Effects artist Bob Keen spent 18 hours a day for 8 weeks working on the monsters in the film.
  • During the scene in the basement of the vampire's mansion, crew on the sets said that it was "The bloodiest thing ever put to the screen". Much of the gore in the scene was cut by the MPAA.
  • 18 wax horror exhibits are seen, including: - Count Dracula - the Phantom of the Opera - a witch - the Marquis De Sade - a werewolf - a mummy - a voodoo priest - a zombie - an urban legend killer (an axe murderer) - the Invisible Man - Frankenstein's monster - an Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) pod - a demonic baby (from It's Alive (1974/I)) - an alien creature - a "cobra-man" circus freak - Jack the Ripper - Mr. Hyde - and a golem.
  • After the policeman visits the Waxwork with Mark, he realizes that many of the statues of the victims resemble missing people from posters he had seen. These posters are actually just copies of one of the posters from the opening credits of The Lost Boys (1987). All of the missing person posters have a single photo of a missing adult, but the posters all have the same information of two missing children on the poster: William G. Bailey 7-26-62 Sandy blond hair brown eyes Missing since August 6, 1979 (or 1973) Call the Santa Carla Police Department Susan Wilbur 5-30-69 Black Hair Blue Eyes Missing since February 6, 1983.
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Keywords:
Wax Museum, Evil, College Life, Brought Back To Life, Evil Doll  ...[more]


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