Bad Dreams (1988)

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The lone survivor of a suicide cult wakes from a thirteen-year coma in a psychiatric ward, where other patients suddenly start dying under mysterious and gruesome circumstances.




  • Bruce Abbott in Bad Dreams (1988)
  • Bad Dreams (1988)
  • Jennifer Rubin in Bad Dreams (1988)
  • Dean Cameron in Bad Dreams (1988)
  • Richard Lynch in Bad Dreams (1988)
  • Jennifer Rubin in Bad Dreams (1988)

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26 April 2006 | HumanoidOfFlesh
| Pretty interesting and gruesome horror film.
In the mid-70s,the members of the love cult Unity Fields sought the ultimate joining by dousing themselves with gasoline and committing mass suicide.A young girl blown clear of the fiery explosion was the only survivor.Thirteen years later,Cynthia(Jennifer Rubin)awakens from a coma inside a psychiatric hospital with only buried memories of that horrific day.But when her fellow patients start committing suicide one by one,her past slowly begins to come back to terrifying life..."Bad Dreams" is a pretty average horror flick.It's well-paced and visually interesting.The acting by Richard Lynch,Jennifer Rubin and Bruce Abbott,three actors ignored by the mainstream,is solid and there is plenty of blood and gore including knife through hand and some nasty self-mutilation.7 out of 10.

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Release Date:

8 April 1988



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Box Office


$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,008,870 10 April 1988

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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