Freakshow (1995) from Tuna

Freakshow is a direct to vid Horror anthology, and not one of the better ones.

A young couple go to a carnival freak show, and are shown 4 exhibits.

  • In the first, a man shows up at the apartment of a former girlfriend to give her money for an abortion. Turns out she has already committed suicide, but her sister, a witch, has surprises in store for him.
  • The second tale is a werewolf story
  • The third is about a revengeful mummy at a Halloween party
  • And the fourth is about a man who switched bodies with a freak for lots of money.
not available in Region 1


The only exposure in the film is breasts from Roxanne Michaels as the pregnant sister in episode 1.

The Critics Vote

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The People Vote ...

  • IMDB summary. IMDB readers have it at 5.5 of 10, which is overly generous
IMDb guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence, about like three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, about like two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, about like two stars from the critics. Films under five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film, equivalent to about one and a half stars from the critics or less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Based on this description, this film is a D+. I don't think there was a decent performance in the entire film, the writing was weak, and there was very little fright or gore.

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