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Dr. Giggles (1992)
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Manny Coto
Larry Drake Holly Marie Combs Cliff De Young
1h 35m

"Dr. Giggles" is a 1992 horror-comedy film directed by Manny Coto. The movie centers around the character of Dr. Evan Rendell, also known as "Dr. Giggles," played by Larry Drake. Dr. Rendell is a disturbed and homicidal maniac who escapes from a mental institution and returns to his hometown to exact revenge for the death of his father, a disgraced surgeon.

The plot unfolds as Dr. Giggles arrives in the small town and begins a gruesome killing spree, using medical instruments in creative and chilling ways. Meanwhile, a young woman named Jennifer (played by Holly Marie Combs) becomes suspicious of the new doctor and starts uncovering the dark secrets of Dr. Giggles' past.

The film combines horror and humor, with Dr. Giggles delivering sinister one-liners and puns as he terrorizes the town. As the body count rises, the townspeople must confront the horrifying truth about the vengeful doctor and find a way to stop his reign of terror.

"Dr. Giggles" is known for its campy and over-the-top style, blending elements of traditional slasher horror with dark humor. Larry Drake's portrayal of the maniacal doctor adds a memorable and chilling dimension to the film. While the movie received mixed reviews upon its release, it has developed a cult following over the years for its unique approach to the horror genre.