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The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter: an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond...a wounded man on the run from creditors is rescued by a backwoods hermit with the secret to eternal life...a glass-eating carny pays the ultimate price for looking for love on the outside...and Civil War soldiers are held captive by a household of orphans with strange intentions for them.
Also Known As:
From a Whisper to a Scream
Title: Offspring, The
Release Date: September 25, 1987
Runtime: 99 mins
All Genres: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
IMDB Rating: 5.6
Buried.com Rating: 6.6 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With O
MPAA Rating: R
Martine Beswick ...Katherine White
Lawrence Tierney ...Warden
Rick Cox ...Doctor
Nicos Argentiogorgis ...Priest
Susan Tyrrell ...Beth Chandler
Vincent Price ...Julian White
Clu Gulager ...Stanley Burnside
Megan McFarland ...Grace Scott
Terence Knox ...Burt (as Terry Knox)
Miriam Byrd Nethery ...Eileen Burnside
Bob Hannah ...Harry Essex
Frank Shaheen ...Truck Loader
Paul Barberi ...Truck Loader
Terry Kiser ...Jesse Hardwick
Katherine Kaden ...Mary Hardwick
Gene Witham ...Jack McCoy
Tommy Burcher ...Lester McCoy
Harry Caesar ...Felder Evans
Whit Davies ...Physician
Nancy Shaheen ...Nurse
Didi Lanier ...Amarrillis
Angelo Rossitto ...Tinker
Ron Brooks ...Steven Arden
Gordon Paddison ...Leonard
Barney Burman ...No Face
Rosalind Cash ...Snakewoman
Cameron Mitchell ...Sgt. Gallen
Tim Wingard ...Bullock
Leon Edwards ...McBride
C. Jay Cox ...Pike (as C.J. Cox)
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C. Courtney Joyner
More Movie Taglines:
- Fear......Times Four
- Welcome to Oldfield, Tennessee. Population: Deadly!
- Welcome to Oldfield. Stop in for a night of pure terror.
- Julian White: One thing I've learned, my dear, is that one is never too old for nightmares.
- Jeff Burr was a young, new filmmaker when he boldly approached Vincent Price and asked him to star in his film. Price was so impressed with Burr's confidence that he readily agreed to take the role.
Shot in 1985 and 1986, not released until 1987.
The film was written and shot under the title 'From a Whisper to a Scream', but it was changed to 'The Offspring' for the American release. However, when it was released on DVD it was released under its original title.
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Rating: 6.6 out of 10.0 - 65 votes cast total