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Deathrow Gameshow (1987)

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Movie Info

This black, supposedly satirical comedy centers upon a prime-time game show that requires contestants to pay the ultimate price for the ultimate prize.more
Rating: R
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Alan Gries, Mark Pirro
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 9, 2008
Runtime:
Crown International Pictures - Official Site

Cast

John McCafferty
as Chuck Toedan
Robyn Blythe
as Gloria Sternvirgin
Beano
as Luigi Pappalardo
Mark Lasky
as Mama Pappalardo
Debra Lamb
as Shanna Shallow
Kent Butler
as Stage Manager
Paul Bruno
as Convict
Howard Jackson
as Spaz Terryton
Stacey Katzin
as Prisoner's Wife
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Audience Reviews for Deathrow Gameshow

This movie is darkly hilarious, over the top, and low on the budget, I really enjoyed it. Sure the idea of a gameshow for inmates is taken from The Running Man, but this movie is a lot funnier, and has a better feel for it's television spoofness. It's also straightforward and a bit cheesy, but it works. If you like dark comedy, you should see this.

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Aj V

Super Reviewer

Okay, so while I admit to having a few laughs with this one, it's still a fucking terrible film and should be rated as such, regardless of what enjoyment one gleans from it via sarcasm and the like.

Definite rental, as you would likely NOT want to own this one.

½

Deathrow Gameshow is a darkly humorous and gleefully over the top film in every way. What I really love about this film outside of the fact that is a very funny film, but it is also a film that never takes itself seriously and loves to do all sorts of weird, fucked up things just because it can. I would definitely have to say that this is one of the most unique and underrated comedies I've ever seen. If you enjoy watching films that are totally bizarre and satirical, Deathrow Gameshow is definitely worth checking out.

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