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The Horror Show (1989)

R
95 min | Horror

Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his sanity ...See moreDetective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his sanity in question, and his house haunted. Aided by a disreputable college professor, can Lucas reclaim his mind, house, and family? Features Lance Henriksen as Lucas McCarthy and Brion James as Max Jenke. One of the few movies featuring these actors as main characters. Written by Matrix See less
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Director
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Alan Smithee (really Allyn Warner) | Allyn Warner (as Alan Smithee) | Leslie Bohem
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Budget
$3,000,000
Opening weekend
$773,348
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,738,897
Gross (World)
$1,738,897
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Release date
Apr 28, 1989 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Lance Henriksen
Detective Lucas McCarthy Detective Lucas McCarthy   See fewer
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Brion James
Max Jenke Max Jenke   See fewer
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Rita Taggart
Donna McCarthy Donna McCarthy   See fewer
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Dedee Pfeiffer
Bonnie McCarthy Bonnie McCarthy   See fewer
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Aron Eisenberg
Scott McCarthy Scott McCarthy   See fewer
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Thom Bray
Peter Campbell Peter Campbell   See fewer
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Matt Clark
Dr. Tower Dr. Tower   See fewer
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David Oliver
Vinnie Vinnie   See fewer
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Lewis Arquette
Lt. Miller Lt. Miller   See fewer
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Alvy Moore
Chili Salesman Chili Salesman   See fewer
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Zane W. Levitt
Executioner Executioner   See fewer
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Stephen A. Henry
Morgue Doctor Morgue Doctor   See fewer
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Meshell Dillon
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Greg Finley
Tom Ippolito Tom Ippolito   See fewer
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Greg Kean
Delivery Man Delivery Man   See fewer
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4.9 / 10 | 2,990 votes