Haunted Honeymoon (1986) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Haunted Honeymoon (1986)




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Movie Info

Gene Wilder directed and wrote (along with Terence Marsh) this mild farce which is a pale reminder of Wilder's glory days in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. Wilder plays ham radio actor Larry Abbot, who takes his fiancee Vickie Pearle (Gilda Radner) out to meet his relations on a gloomy country estate before they are married. The creepy clan is lorded over by the bizarre Aunt Kate (Dom DeLuise), who keeps babbling about a local rampaging werewolf. As Larry and Vickie try to spend a quiet weekend in the mansion, they are assaulted with all manners of spooky goings-on -- the kind of routines that were already growing whiskers when Abbott and Costello first dusted them off over fifty years ago.

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Gene Wilder
as Larry Abbot
Gilda Radner
as Vickie Pearle
Dom DeLuise
as Aunt Kate
Paul L. Smith
as Dr. Paul Abbot
Peter Vaughan
as Francis Sr.
Jim Carter
as Montego
Eve Ferret
as Sylvia
Julann Griffin
as Nora Abbot
Jo Ross
as Susan
Ann Way
as Rachel
Will Keaton
as Werewolf
Don Fellows
as Producer
Lou Hirsch
as Sponsor
Bill Bailey
as The Host
David Healy
as Public Relations Man
Howard Swinson
as Eddy, SFX Man
Edward Wiley
as Engineer
Andrea Browne
as Production Assistant
Matt Zimmerman
as 1st Radio Actor
Francis Drake
as Reporter
Ed Wiley
as Engineer
Mac MacDonald
as Reporter
John Bloomfield
as Photographer
Colin Bruce
as Photographer
Sally Osborn
as Larry's Mother
Alastair Haley
as Little Larry
as Toby the Dog
Andy Ross
as Conductor
Claire Deniz
as Orchestra
Paul Henessey
as Orchestra
Brian Kershaw
as Orchestra
Don Morgan
as Orchestra
Ernest Mothle
as Orchestra
Zorak Okai
as Orchestra
Robert Turrell
as Orchestra
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Critic Reviews for Haunted Honeymoon

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (1)

No laughs there, and no screams either.

May 21, 2003 | Full Review…

The trouble with Haunted Honeymoon is in the writing, which just isn't sharp or funny enough to keep one's attention from wandering about the haunted corridors of Wolfington Castle well ahead of the camera in search of some real entertainment.

November 5, 2019 | Full Review…

Tame scares, not many laughs in '80s horror-comedy.

September 25, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Extremely disappointing comedy w/Wilder, Radner, DeLuise.

March 20, 2008 | Rating: 2/5

Wilder, Radner, DeLuise ... what were you goofalls thinking?

April 3, 2005 | Rating: 1/5

Whoa, this is bad. Even cribbed dialogue from The Old Dark House can't save it.

May 12, 2003 | Rating: 1/5

Audience Reviews for Haunted Honeymoon


Again Wilder hopes to resurrect the oomph of Young Frankenstein with the intention of schlepping the creepy horror genres of the late 1930's, early 40's, and again he fails. Is there even a smile in this one? Well yes there is, but its unintentional, and its that Wilder's love for Gilda Radner is evident. Otherwise it hurts to watch. A film to work on your patience while watching.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

Funny and creepy, and all around fun. Haunted Honeymoon is a winner!

Kyle Fowler
Kyle Fowler

Super Reviewer


Bet not many have seen this, Wilder genius here, really spooky 'Addams' style fun with good laughs, a kinda 'Hammer Horror' old fashioned style horror flick that isn't scary atall lol I just love the look of these films, the big mansions, sweeping staircases, flowing curtains, cobwebs etc.. Charming comedy with a lovely cast that could almost be a Brooks spoof.

Phil Hubbs
Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer

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