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Tourist Trap (1979)

PG | | Horror | 16 March 1979 (USA)
A group of young friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by a masked assailant who uses his telekenetic powers to control the attraction's mannequins.

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David Schmoeller
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Chuck Connors ... Mr. Slausen
Jocelyn Jones ... Molly
Jon Van Ness ... Jerry
Robin Sherwood ... Eileen
Tanya Roberts ... Becky
Dawn Jeffory ... Tina
Keith McDermott ... Woody
Shailar Coby Shailar Coby ... Davey
Arlecchino Arlecchino ... Mannequin
Victoria Richart Victoria Richart ... Mannequin
Millie Dill Millie Dill ... Mannequin
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Storyline

Teenagers come across a shut-in psychopath with telekinetic powers. He proceeds to use these powers to slay them one by one as well as animate the various mannequins he uses to keep himself company. Written by Dan Coker <pammyk@primenet.com>

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Every year young people disappear See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Ratoeira See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In his 1981 semi-autobiographical book Danse Macabre famed horror author Stephen King called Tourist Trap a "sleeper" and a "Gem." This is interesting because in many ways Tourist Trap copies from Carrie; with it's Telekinetic central character. See more »

Goofs

The amount of plaster on Tina's face. See more »

Quotes

Davey: [deep, raspy voice] We're going to have a party!
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Crazy Credits

In the credits, Mr. Slausen is spelled differently than on all of the signs in the movie with his name. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Blu-Ray releases from Full Moon Features in the United States and 88 Films in the United Kingdom are missing 5 minutes of footage. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Horror of It All (1983) See more »

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User Reviews

 
I love this movie so much that I bought the DVD!
9 January 2005 | by FUFFUSSee all my reviews

I love this movie! When I saw this movie on TV when I was a kid,it scared the hell out of me.Probably because mannequins give me the creeps too.Jocelyn Jones(Molly)is an excellent actress.She uses her facial expressions,especially her eyes,at playing terrified.Chuck Connors is great as Mr.Slausen.I was happy to see him play such a different roll.The other actors in this movie are great too! Tanya Roberts(Becky)and Robin Sherwood(Eileen) are great actresses and I hope to see them in future films,especially Jocelyn Jones!

So if you love scary movies but are tired of seeing the same old thing,check this movie out!


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