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The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)

GP | | Horror | 6 August 1971 (USA)
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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Doc Duncan
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Sheriff
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Ben
Ahna Capri ...
Nicky
Charles Robinson ...
Priest
Alvy Moore ...
Tobey
Helene Winston ...
Dame Alice
Joyce Easton ...
Mildred Meadows
Debi Storm ...
Billie Joe
Jeff Williams ...
Stuart
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Phyllis (as Judy McConnell)
Robert Ward ...
Mike
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K.T.
Kevin McEveety ...
Child
Alyson Moore ...
Child
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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 demon-spirit of madness and murder holds a California town in the grip of terror. See more »

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Come in Children  »

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Trivia

When the film was originally released, theatergoers were given a packet of "Satan's Soul" seeds when they purchased their tickets. Each paper envelope (illustrated with the movie's logo) contained two seeds, which were, according to the instructions, supposed to provide protection "from the Black Magic of The Brotherhood of Satan". It is not known for certain if anything (hellish or otherwise) ever sprouted from the seeds. See more »

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There is a credit for "Nepotists". See more »

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Prince of Darkness
Written by Jaime Mendoza-Nava
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Too smart for it's own good!
18 November 2000 | by (Toronto,Ontario) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this movie, I hated it as it made little sense. Watching it a second time was good because I discovered that it did have some intelligence to it. However, it's probably too intelligent for the audience it intended to attract. The plot conecrens the inhabitants of a small town who are into witchcraft, attempting to kidnap children for evil purposes and the efforts of a family passing through the town to unravel the mystery. Though not particularly scary, it does have some moments which really stand out and are not easily forgotten. It's also nice to see Strother Martin (an underrated actor) getting to play a lead role.


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