It'll eat you out of house and home...
|Directed by||John Carl Buechler|
|Written by||Don Mancini|
|Produced by||Charles Band; Bob Wynn|
|Music by||Carl Dante|
|Edited by||Barry Zetlin|
|Distributed by||Empire Pictures; New World Pictures; Image Entertainment; MGM/United Artists|
|Release date(s)||September 20th, 1988.|
|Running time||77 min.|
Cellar Dweller is an American horror film directed by John Carl Buechler and written by Don Mancini. It was produced by Charles Band and Bob Wynn for Band's production company Empire Pictures and premiered direct-to-video on September 20th, 1988. The film stars Jeffrey Combs as Colin Childress, a cartoonist whose illustrations come to life and kill him. Thirty years later, history begins to repeat itself as another artist, Whitney Taylor, begins crafting artwork that unleashes the "cellar dwellers".
|Yvonne De Carlo||Mrs. Briggs|
|Debrah Mullowney||Whitney Taylor|
|Brian Robbins||Phillip Lemley|
|Cheryl Ann Wilson||Lisa|
|Vince Edwards||Norman Meshelski|
|Jeffrey Combs||Colin Childress|
|Floyd Levine||Taxi driver|
|Michel Deak||The Creature|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Alternatively known as Underground Werewolf in Hungary and West Germany.
- This is the second horror film directed by John Carl Buechler. He previously directed the 1986 film Troll. Following Cellar Dweller, John's next directing project is Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood.
- This film marks the screenwriting film debut of Don Mancini. Immediately following Cellar Dweller, Don will make horror movie history by creating the framework and script treatments for the Child's Play film series.
- Actor Jeffrey Combs has appeared in dozens of horror movies, but he is probably best known for his portrayal of Doctor Herbert West in 1985's Re-Animator.
- Actress Yvonne De Carlo, who plays Mrs. Briggs is best known for her portrayal of Lily Munster on the CBS sitcom series The Munsters.
External Links Edit
- Cellar Dweller at Wikipedia
- Cellar Dweller at AllRovi.com
- Cellar Dweller at Bad Movie Planet
- Cellar Dweller at Upcoming Horror Movies