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A Name for Evil (1973)

R | | Drama, Horror | 3 August 1973 (USA)
Dissatisfied with the family architectural business, a man and his wife pack up and move out to his great-grandfather's old house in the country. While trying to patch it up, the house ... See full summary »

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Mary
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Dissatisfied with the family architectural business, a man and his wife pack up and move out to his great-grandfather's old house in the country. While trying to patch it up, the house starts to make it clear to him that it doesn't want him there, but the local church (with some off-kilter practices of their own) seems to take a shine to him... Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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The dream house that becomes a nightmare. See more »

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Drama | Horror

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3 August 1973 (USA)  »

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The Face of Evil  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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Filmed in 1970 as a psychological thriller that parodied then-modern society, production swelled over budget and MGM ultimately shelved the movie. Three years later, Penthouse magazine's movie division acquired the rights to re-cut the film and market it as a horror movie. See more »

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Mountain Woman
Lyrics by Ed Cobb
Music by Emory Gordy Jr.
Sung by Billy Joe Royal
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Understandably forgotten!
26 July 2002 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Poor Robert Culp looks utterly bewildered in this strange oddity that never decides just what kind of film it wants to be. The production values are surprisingly strong, and the movie does have some striking visuals that will stick in your head. But the story is just about totally incoherent, with scenes seeming to be missing, scenes that don't seem to serve any purpose, and scenes that just don't make any kind of sense. If you do stick around, you will be rewarded with what just might be one of the most unintentionally funny orgy sequences every put onto film... as well as a frontal nude Culp, which must have made him glad that the movie was first shelved for several years, subsequently barely released to theaters, and only given a small video release on a now-defunct video label.


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