Deathrow Gameshow (1987)

R 12/04/1987 (US) Science FictionThrillerCrimeHorrorComedy 1h 23m

In the year 1991, contestants don't play for prizes...they play for their lives!


Chuck Toedan's the host of a gameshow featuring death row convicts competeing in life-or-death contests in hopes of cheating the executioner or, at the very least, winning some nice prizes for their next of kin. Not surprisingly, Chuck has made more than a few enemies, from outraged viewers trying to ban his show, to families of losing contestants looking for revenge. A hitman hired by one such family has shown up at Chuck's office, and he'll need to enlist the help of his most outspoken critic to keep from ending up like most of his contestants.

  1. Mark Pirro

    Director, Writer

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  1. John McCafferty

    John McCafferty

    Chuck Toedan

  2. Robyn Blythe

    Gloria Sternvirgin

  3. Beano

    Luigi Pappalardo

  4. Debra Lamb

    Debra Lamb

    Shanna Shallow

  5. Mark Lasky

    Mama Pappalardo / Spumoni

  6. Darwyn Carson

    Darwyn Carson


  7. Kent Butler

    Stage Manager

  8. Paul Farbman


  9. Bill Whitehead

    Don Stuart

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Deathrow Gameshow
Deathrow Gameshow

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $200,000.00

Revenue -


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