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Crimewave (1985)

PG-13
83 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

A pair of whacked-out cartoon-like exterminator/hitmen kill the owner of a burglar-alarm company, and stalk the partner who hired them, his wife, and a nerd framed for the murder, who tells the story in flashback from the electric chair.
Director
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Rob Tapert (as Robert G. Tapert)
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$ 3,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,571
Gross (USA)
$ 5,101
Gross (World)
$ 5,101
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Release date
Apr 25, 1986 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Louise Lasser
Helene Trend Helene Trend   See fewer
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Paul L. Smith
Faron Crush Faron Crush   See fewer
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Brion James
Arthur Coddish Arthur Coddish   See fewer
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Edward R. Pressman
Ernest Trend Ernest Trend   See fewer
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Bruce Campbell
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Reed Birney
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Richard Bright
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Antonio Fargas
Blind Man Blind Man   See fewer
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Hamid Dana
Donald Odegard Donald Odegard   See fewer
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John Hardy
Mr. Yarman Mr. Yarman   See fewer
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Emil Sitka
Colonel Rodgers Colonel Rodgers   See fewer
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Hal Youngblood
Jack Elroy Jack Elroy   See fewer
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Sean Farley
Jack Elroy Jr Jack Elroy Jr   See fewer
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Richard DeManincor
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Carrie Hall
Cheap Dish (as Carrie Hall-Schalter) Cheap Dish (as Carrie Hall-Schalter)   See fewer
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Wiley Harker
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Julius Harris
Hardened Convict Hardened Convict   See fewer
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Ralph Drischell
Executioner Executioner   See fewer
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Robert Symonds
Guard #1 Guard #1   See fewer
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Patrick Stack
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Anne Cooper
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Carol Brinn
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Matthew Taylor
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Perry Mallette
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Chuck Gaidica
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Jimmie Launce
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Joseph French
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Ted Raimi
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Dennis Chaitlin
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Ethan Coen
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Joel Coen
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Julie Harris
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Rob Tapert
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5.8 / 10 | 4,609 votes