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Something Weird (1967)

Unrated  |   |  Fantasy, Horror  |  August 1967 (USA)
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An accident victim makes a deal with a particularly hideous witch, in which he receives extraordinary ESP powers. He uses these powers to help the police solve crimes.

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Tony McCabe ...
Elizabeth Lee ...
William Brooker ...
Mudite Arums ...
The Hag
Ted Heil ...
Det. Maddox
Lawrence J. Aberwood ...
Chief Vinton (as Lawrence Wood)
Larry Wellington ...
Rev. Ammond
Roy Collodi ...
Dr. Roxin
Jeffrey Allen ...
Dr. White
Richard Nilsson ...
EMT Doctor
Carolyn Smith ...
Nurse Browning
Norm Lenet ...
Stein
Louis Newman ...
Ambulance Attendant
Dick Gaffield ...
Drunkard at Restaurant
Janet Charlton ...
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Cronin Mitchell is an average guy whose face is disfigured by a falling electrical power line in which he somehow acquires the gift/curse of strange psychic powers. After withdrawing from public life, 'Mitch' makes a living as a fortune teller when he's approached by an ugly hag who offers to restore his good looks if he becomes her lover. Mitch reluctantly agrees, and although his face is restored, people around him see his lover as an attractive young woman named Ellen. When news of Mitch's psychic powers leak out, he goes on the road with Ellen from city to city and town to town helping people solve crimes. After expelling a ghost from a funeral home, Mitch and Ellen are sent to a small Illinois town to find the identity of a serial killer. But the government sends along a crackpot psychiatrist/playboy, named Dr. Alex Jordan, to oversee the case and possibly debunk Mitch's psychic abilities. When Dr. Jordan turns his sights on Ellen and plots to steal her away from Mitch, she goes ... Written by Matt Patay

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Included as one of Elvira's "Something Weird" collection (seen on Comcast On Demand Oct. 2006). See more »

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Something Bad!
11 August 2000 | by (Hemet, CA) – See all my reviews

I have seen about a thousand horror films. (my favorite type) This film is among the worst. For me, an idea drives a movie. So, even a poorly acted, cheaply made movie can be good. Something Weird is definitely cheaply made. However, it has little to say. I still don't understand what the karate scene in the beginning has to do with the film. Something Weird has little to offer. Save yourself the pain!


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