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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Doc Duncan
Charles Bateman ...
Ahna Capri ...
Charles Robinson ...
Alvy Moore ...
Helene Winston ...
Dame Alice
Joyce Easton ...
Mildred Meadows
Debi Storm ...
Billie Joe
Jeff Williams ...
Phyllis (as Judy McConnell)
Robert Ward ...
Kevin McEveety ...
Alyson Moore ...


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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6 August 1971 (USA)  »

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Come in Children  »

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Surreal and creepy!
10 December 2001 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Brotherhood of Satan" is one of the most underrated horror films of all times.Why it hasn't achieved a cult status is beyond me.This is a chilling tale of terror and witchcraft which contains one of the most powerful and disturbing climaxes in the annals of screen horror.In the small American town some children have disappeared and their parents been violently murdered.What is the cause of hysteria?The film is really eerie,some scenes are genuinely unnerving and definitely not easily forgotten.The suspense never lets up,the acting is really good,and the climax is bizarre and disturbing.Check out this forgotten gem of satanic horror.Absolutely recommended.

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