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Mortuary (1981)

Mortuary (1981)






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A young married woman (Mary McDonough) suspects her mother in the case of her father's death, and follows the trail to a black-magic cult headed by a serial-killer mortician (Christopher George). The film is also known as Nightmares.more
Rating: R
Genre: Horror
Directed By: ,
Written By: Marlene Schmidt, Howard H. Avedis
On DVD: May 15, 2012
Film Ventures International


Christopher George
as Hank Andrews
Bill Paxton
as Paul Andrews
Mary McDonough
as Christie Parson
David Wallace
as Greg Stevens
Lynda Day George
as Eve Parsons
Alvy Moore
as Bob Stevens
Bill Conklin
as Sheriff Duncan
Donna Garrett
as Mrs. Andrews
Marlene Schmidt
as Lois Stevens
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Audience Reviews for Mortuary

Significant only for a young Bill Paxton playing weird rather well.

A.D. Villarreal

Super Reviewer

Paxton's great in this mediocre horror. As a side note, someone in film school remade the final scene of this for his short film, and when I called him on it, even stating that I saw the VHS of Morturary in his apartment he still denied it. Actually, that's not a very interesting aside, sorry.

Christopher Brown

Super Reviewer

Bill Paxton is the weird kid working with his pa at the mortuary while a young woman looks into the odd death of her father, which leads into all kinds of weird shit.

Watchable horror flick, but was more one of those things that I had always been curious about than a 'lost' classic or some thing of that nature.


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