Slaughterhouse Rock (1988)





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This blood-soaked shocker seems to waver between standard horror and black comedy as it tells the tale of a young man who is so plagued by terrifying nightmares of a haunted prison that he is unable to function normally during the day. To understand the dreams, he goes to a dream interpreter who tells him the prison is the abandoned Alcatraz and that to stop the dreams, he must go there to face his fear. The young man brings a few skeptical friends with him. Once in the notorious, empty prison, the visage of a late rock star appears and explains the situation. Apparently the place is being haunted by the vile ghost of a US cavalry officer who enjoyed eating human flesh. The dead rocker then explains that the young man needs to destroy the demon before it kills again. Unfortunately, the creature has already begun possessing and killing the fellow's friends one-by-one. The soundtrack features music from Devo.
Comedy , Horror
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Arista Films


Nick Celozzi
as Alex Gardner
Nicholas Celozzi
as Alex Gardner
Toni Basil
as Sammy Mitchell
Tom Reilly
as Richard Gardner
Donna Denton
as Carolyn Harding
Hope Marie Carlton
as Krista Halpern
Ty Miller
as Marty
Al Fleming
as The Commandant
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Critic Reviews for Slaughterhouse Rock

All Critics (2)

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Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

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May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Music by Devo was this ghastly film's bright spot.

Full Review… | February 5, 2015
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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August 12, 2005

Audience Reviews for Slaughterhouse Rock


1/1/2009 This is movie 3 of a metal horror movie marathon: I have wanted to see this for awhile because I love the trailer every time! Toni Bail has style and dance moves and your eyes will always be wishing for her to be on screen. She is a dead heavy metal singer who summons 3 douche bags, 3 girls and 1 whiny protagonist who never lightens up

Kayla Kromer
Kayla Kromer

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