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The Kiss (1988)

When Felice and Hilary were children, they were separated to live with other people. Felice went off with a relative who possessed an unusual bloodline which was passed on to Felice via a ... See full summary »

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Pen Densham

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Tom Ropelewski, Stephen Volk (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joanna Pacula ... Felice
Meredith Salenger ... Amy
Mimi Kuzyk ... Brenda
Nicholas Kilbertus Nicholas Kilbertus ... Jack
Sabrina Boudot Sabrina Boudot ... Heather
Shawn Levy ... Terry
Jan Rubes ... Gordon Tobin
Céline Lomez ... Aunt Irene
Dorian Joe Clark Dorian Joe Clark ... T.C
Richard M Dumont ... Abe (as Richard Dumont)
Priscilla Mouzakiotis Priscilla Mouzakiotis ... Young Felice
Talya Rubin Talya Rubin ... Young Hilary
Philip Pretten Philip Pretten ... Father
Johanne Harelle ... Old African Woman
Tyrone Benskin ... Train Station Conductor
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Storyline

When Felice and Hilary were children, they were separated to live with other people. Felice went off with a relative who possessed an unusual bloodline which was passed on to Felice via a kiss. Now all grown up, Felice is a jet-setting model, while Hilary is happily married to husband Jack with a daughter, Amy. One day, Felice calls Hilary and tells her she needs to pass her bloodline onto another relative. When Hilary is killed after the call, Felice slowly makes her way into the family so she can attempt at pass the bloodline onto Amy. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Host See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,869,148
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Shot in seven weeks. See more »

Goofs

When the burned priest's hand appears out of the lift, the mechanics of the hand device are clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Brenda: Fuck you, Felix!
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Connections

Referenced in Look Who's Talking Now (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Under My Skin
Music by J. Peter Robinson and Tom Canning
Lyrics by Pen Densham and Richard Barton Lewis (as Richard B. Lewis)
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Excellent little-known Canadian B-horror movie
3 November 2004 | by eurimaticSee all my reviews

I used to watch this little-known Canadian b-horror movie on Frighnight Theater with Whitey Gleason. He said he enjoyed the film because its main special effects artist worked on "The Fly". In the film, a young teenager named Amy loses her mother to a tragic car crash. Her mother was on her way to visit Amy's aunt, who was a fashion model. Soon after the funeral, the aunt moves in with Amy's widowed father and, besides hooking up with the father and brainwashing him, begins using voodoo magic to kill off Amy's friends. She intends to isolate Amy so she can transfer a snake-like voodoo vampire creature out of her body into Amy's. Apparently the aunt and the snake thing will die if she has the creature in her too long. There is a great b-horror movie death scene at the end, complete with exploding propane tanks, wet fighting women, and a snake in the pool :)


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