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The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)

GP  |   |  Horror  |  6 August 1971 (USA)
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A family is trapped in a desert town by a cult of senior-citizens who recruit the town's children to worship Satan.

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Sheriff
Charles Bateman ...
Ben
Ahna Capri ...
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Charles Robinson ...
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Helene Winston ...
Dame Alice
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Mildred Meadows
Debi Storm ...
Billie Joe
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Stuart
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Robert Ward ...
Mike
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K.T.
Kevin McEveety ...
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Alyson Moore ...
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A family is trapped in a desert town by a cult of senior-citizens who recruit the town's children to worship Satan.

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A Story Of Contemporary Family Witchcraft In California. See more »

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Come in Children  »

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The poem being read out loud as the man and his wife die is "Thanatopsis" by William Cullen Bryant. See more »

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Dispiriting Horror.
2 September 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

A family outing is shattered when they find themselves trapped in a remote desert town, where supernatural forces are murdering townspeople, and an evil cult of elderly Satanists are planning to kidnap the children(including the family's daughter) for a sinister purpose. The parents, a priest, and some others try to stop them before its too late...

Though directed with some style, this dispiriting, dreary, and very unappealing film makes little sense, and is vastly inferior to "Rosemary's Baby", which it clearly is inspired by. Strother Martin as a doctor/cult leader is wasted.


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