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HorrorThriller18+ (R)19841h 41m
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#97130 Ranked Movie
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Special Effects (1984)

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Horror Thriller Rated: 18+ (R)19841h 41m

Reality and illusion collide in this thriller about a megalomaniacal movie director who murders a young would-be actress, then sets about making a feature about the deed, casting the dead woman's clueless husband as the patsy, and finding a dead ringer to play the part of the dead actress.Special Effects featuring Zoë Lund and Eric Bogosian is available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's a drama and horror movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.3 (1,068 votes).

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#97,130 Ranked Movie

#5543 Ranked in Horror Movies

#9241 Ranked in Thriller Movies

#40231 Ranked in Drama Movies

Special Effects has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.3 (1,068 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Special Effects Overview

Reality and illusion collide in this thriller about a megalomaniacal movie director who murders a young would-be actress, then sets about making a feature about the deed, casting the dead woman's clueless husband as the patsy, and finding a dead ringer to play the part of the dead actress.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 1h 41m

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Related Genres: HorrorThrillerDrama
Country of origin: America
Original Release Date: Nov 16, 1984
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