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Fade to Black (1980)

R
102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

A shy, lonely film buff embarks on a killing spree against those who browbeat and betray him, all the while stalking his idol, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.
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Álex Phillips Jr. (as Alex Phillips Jr.)
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Updated Oct 14, 1980

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Oct 14, 1980 (United States)

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Dennis Christopher
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Tim Thomerson
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Gwynne Gilford
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Norman Burton
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Linda Kerridge
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Morgan Paull
Gary Bially Gary Bially   See fewer
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James Luisi
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Eve Brent
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Mickey Rourke
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Melinda O. Fee
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Anita Converse
Dee Dee Dee Dee   See fewer
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Bob Drew
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Sharon Sharth
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David Daniels
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Marilyn Staley
Starlet Starlet   See fewer
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Al Tafoya
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Clyde Primm
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Gilbert Lawrence Kaan
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Sharon McCreedy
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Bill Stack
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J.K. Wiley
Gofer Gofer   See fewer
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Peggy Kaye
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James Cagney
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Tim Gallin
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Kathy Griffin
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Mike Hawks
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Christopher Lee
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Virginia Mayo
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Gary Howe Scott
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Robert Stahoviak
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Frankie Verroca
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5.9 / 10 | 2,579 votes