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Terror in the Aisles (1984)

A compilation of scenes from many science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s.

Director:

Andrew J. Kuehn

Writer:

Margery Doppelt
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Donald Pleasence ... Himself - Host
Nancy Allen ... Herself - Hostess
Fred Asparagus Fred Asparagus ... Featured Moviegoer
Lainie Cooke Lainie Cooke ... Featured Moviegoer
Joel S. Rice ... Featured Moviegoer
Ángel Salazar ... Featured Moviegoer
Diane Stilwell Diane Stilwell ... Featured Moviegoer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wayne Hackett Wayne Hackett ... Christian Sorenson
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Storyline

Donald Pleasance and Nancy Allen take us through some of Hollywood's most terrifying moments in horror history in this anthology, which features many of the finest science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s. Included are Night of the Living Dead (1968), Psycho (1960), Rosemary's Baby (1968), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Jaws (1975), Jaws 2 (1978), The Fog (1980), Halloween (1978) and Halloween II (1981), as well as countless others. Furthermore, legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock discusses his visionary ideas on creating suspense. Blood and gore abound making this movie not very much for the squeamish audiences. Written by medic249a2

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It's only a movie, but it's more than enough. See more »


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Terror en los pasillos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,009,866, 28 October 1984

Gross USA:

$10,004,817
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was released in a rare letterbox format for a 1985 Japanese LaserVision LD released by Shochiku Home Video and Pioneer Electronics as "That's Shock!". The movie was spread over 3 CAV sides to allow frame-by-frame access and the gate-fold jacket contained an index of movie clips (in Japanese). This may be the last digital release of the movie unless some brave distributor comes along to pick up the massive DVD rights clearance tab for the clips in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When mentioning The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Donald Pleasence says the movie was inspired by serial killer Ed Gein, pronouncing this Ed Gine, when actually Gein's name is pronounced Geen. See more »

Alternate Versions

British cinema and video versions were deleted by 10 seconds by the BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) to remove shots of a woman being beaten during the extracts from Vice Squad, a crotch-grabbing shot from Dressed to Kill and footage of nunchuks during the extract from Ms .45. See more »

Connections

Features The Exorcist (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Sex and Danger
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Composed and Conducted by John Beal
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Loved it! Had perfect references!
17 January 2006 | by GOWBTWSee all my reviews

Documentaries about horror/ thriller movies are indeed my favorite subjects. I liked the selections this movie gave out. Donald Pleasance(1920-95) and Nancy Allen did a great job explaining the causes and effects of a thriller. Mr. Pleasance from the "Halloween" movies really showed some effects when he sees Jamie Lee Curtis' character attacked Michael Myers. Knowing your in that particular movie, you must expect to root for the hero/heroine. I liked the selection of movies they displayed: Friday The 13th, Alien, The Thing, Ms. 45, Halloween, and many others to mention. This reference movie was very helpful, though I couldn't name every movie that they sampled it was very useful to know what they are. I also like the part where they did some archival footage of Alfred Hitchcock. He IS the master of suspense! Horror and thriller movies wouldn't be the same without him. Despite being a documentary, people should have the understand of horror, and there will be less nightmares when leave the theater, or go to sleep at night. Hey, horror movies don't faze me! Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars!


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