Shocker (1989)

R   |    |  Comedy, Horror, Thriller


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After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.


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  • Wes Craven in Shocker (1989)
  • Peter Berg and Michael Murphy in Shocker (1989)
  • Peter Berg and Michael Murphy in Shocker (1989)
  • Peter Berg in Shocker (1989)
  • Peter Berg and Michael Murphy in Shocker (1989)
  • Peter Berg and Camille Cooper in Shocker (1989)

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8 May 2007 | lastliberal
5
| Come on, boy, let's take a ride in my Volts Wagon.
Now this was a weird idea; a serial killer (Mitch Pileggi, The X-Files) that feeds off electricity.

His nemesis was a high school boy (Peter Berg, Collateral, Cop Land) who hit a goalpost and had dreams about his kills - including his own family and girlfriend (Camille Cooper). Wow!

The body count rose as the killer had to move from body to body. Then comes the final battle, which I imagine would not ever be seen again as they chased through TV show after TV show. It was something to see.

This was more action flick than horror, although it did have it's share of blood and gore.

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,510,990 29 October 1989

Gross USA:

$16,554,699

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,554,699

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