Shocker

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"On October 2, at 6:45 AM mass murderer Horace Pinker was put to death. Now, he's really mad."
  • R
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 50 min
  • 5.5  (15,174)
  • 51

Horace Pinker, a murderer on the loose, unleashes his wrath on a small town. A young college football player named Jon Parker forges a psychic link with him during a dream state and is able to help the police bring him into custody. The connection goes even deeper: Parker happens to be the son of the police officer investigating the case. Horace receives the death penalty for his crimes. Undeterred, he uses the energy of the electric chair to exit his body and inhabit another. Pinker possesses bodies to continue his murderous spree. This movie straddles the line between reality and supernatural. The beginning portion focuses on events created by a human antagonist, while the second half focuses on events controlled by a supernatural being. Jon Parker maintains his connection with Pinker in an effort to catch him, even in the supernatural state. This effort pairs the two characters throughout the duration of the movie.

Shocker
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The Dudes Of Wrath Interview

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 43 sec

Shocker
Shocker

Trailer - 1 min 17 sec

Description
Horace Pinker, a murderer on the loose, unleashes his wrath on a small town. A young college football player named Jon Parker forges a psychic link with him during a dream state and is able to help the police bring him into custody. The connection goes even deeper: Parker happens to be the son of the police officer investigating the case. Horace receives the death penalty for his crimes. Undeterred, he uses the energy of the electric chair to exit his body and inhabit another. Pinker possesses bodies to continue his murderous spree.

This movie straddles the line between reality and supernatural. The beginning portion focuses on events created by a human antagonist, while the second half focuses on events controlled by a supernatural being. Jon Parker maintains his connection with Pinker in an effort to catch him, even in the supernatural state. This effort pairs the two characters throughout the duration of the movie.

Shocker is a 1989 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.5 and a MetaScore of 51.

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Shocker is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at HBO Max, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Shocker for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1989
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 50 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (15,174)
  • Metascore
    51