Trick or Treat (1986)
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as Sammi Curr
as Rev. Gilstrom
as Roger Mockus
as Genie Wooster
as Ron Avery
as Maggie WongHernandez
as Mrs. Cavell
as Marv McCain
as Hysterical Survivor
as Lead Guitarist
as Dave the Partier
as Mr. Wimbley
as Lead Guitarist
Critic Reviews for Trick or Treat
All utter rubbish but fun, benefiting greatly from outrageous SFX à la Videodrome, and from two neat cameos by real life HM stars Ozzy Osbourne and Gene Simmons.
It's genial, not too frightening and even rather sweet.
I loved metal music when this came out, hence I loved the film. Yes, it's trash, but it's special trash to me.
Audience Reviews for Trick or Treat
'Trick or Treat' is the prime example of a sleeper: a film that was overlooked upon its release and is actually a kitschy, supremely fun picture in its own right. I love the anti-glorification of the self-destructive rockstar lifestyle and how impressionable teenagers would become drawn to it. Despite their prominence on the box art, Simmons and Ozzy are only in crucial, tongue-in-cheek cameos. Price's angst is relatable and his seance of Sammi is a clever integration to vent his frustrations with the jocks and other cliques. For his directorial debut, Charles Martin Smith has forged an unsettling and rollicking occult thriller.
A horror movie where the spirit of a dead heavy metal star is haunting teens! I loved it, it's a fun awesome heavy metal horror movie.
Now this is a good movie that I think a whole lot of people either haven't seen or never knew existed. but if you get the chance to see it i suggest go for it. Marc Price from tv's Family Ties stars as the nerd who is being bullied in school and only has his rock n roll god so to speak to turn to. Well much like his life his idol untimely dies in a fire which gives him the idea to get the rock n roller's spirit ressurected to hand out some much needed payback. Gene Simmons and Ozzy Ozbourne do hilarious cameos in this with a great booming soundtrack by Fastway. would be great to find this on original format of dvd yet alone blu ray for that matter.
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