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A 1981 horror film directed by Tobe Hooper.

The paperback novelization of this film was written by Owen West (Dean Kootz) which is radically different than the movie.
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CastAllison Caine, Sylvia Miles, Kevin Conway, Frank Schuller, Miles Chapin, Shawn Carson, William Finley, Frank Grimes, Elizabeth Berridge, Cooper Huckabee, Largo Woodruff, Wayne Doba, Sid Raymond, Herb Robins, Peter Conrad, Jack McDermott, Sandy Mielke, Sonia Zomina, David Carson, Shawn McAllister
DirectorTobe Hooper
Genre:  Comedy, Horror, Action, Adventure
Release Date:  March 13, 1981
MPAA Rating:  R
Screen WriterLarry Block
Runtime:  1hr 36min
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review by . May 08, 2009
The Funhouse is surprisingly well directed. The chills were genuine and the acting was creditable. I was not displeased and I enjoyed it very much. Tobe Hooper delivered the goods on this picture. It's funny how one's opinions can change as they move on in life. When I first saw this movie (twenty years ago) I didn't think that much of it, but now I have a whole new respect for it. However I would like to make a note about the main character, the young innocent brunette. She was very …
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