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Beyond the Door (1974)
"Chi sei?" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror  |  31 July 1975 (USA)
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Juliet Mills plays a young pregnant woman in San Francisco who is going to have the devil's baby during her strange possession. Richard Johnson shows up to help her... but what does he really want?

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Jessica Barrett
Gabriele Lavia ...
Robert Barrett
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Dimitri
Nino Segurini ...
Dr. George Staton
Elizabeth Turner ...
Barbara Staton (as Elisabeth Turner)
Barbara Fiorini ...
Gail Barrett
Carla Mancini ...
(credit only)
David Colin Jr. ...
Ken Barrett
Vittorio Fanfoni ...
Mr. Francis
Luigi Marturano
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Storyline

Juliet Mills plays a pregnant woman who becomes possessed by a demon and begins puking split pea soup all over the place. Ex-boyfriend Richard Johnson shows up to save the day. Written by Humberto Amador

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Beyond this door the most terrifying event in the history of mankind is about to occur! See more »

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Horror

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Release Date:

31 July 1975 (USA)  »

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Beyond the Door  »

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Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Electric System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First assistant director Peter Shepherd brought Juliet Mills onto the project having worked with her on "Avanti". Director 'Ovidio Assonitis' had actually had Samantha Eggar in mind for the lead role. See more »

Quotes

Dimitri: Let me live! I can't stand the pain! The pain!
Jessica Barrett: Pain? What do you know of pain? What do you know of the pain of sweet endless hatred, the loneliness of living always in another's body, the knowledge that you will never be yourself? Nobody knows THE EXQUISITE SUFFERING OF THE DAMNED, but you will, Dimitri, because you will die in my image!
Dimitri: You lied, lied, you lied, you lied!
Jessica Barrett: ...and I give you eternal damnation.
Dimitri: Oh, lied, lied, lied, lied!...
Jessica Barrett: I have used you, like everyone else, for my amusement, ...
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Referenced in The Exterminator (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Bargain with the Devil
Music Composed and Conducted by Franco Micalizzi
Written by Sid Wayne
Performed by Warren Wilson
Produced by Danny Weis (as Danny Weiss)
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22 October 2001 | by (Pleasant Valley) – See all my reviews

If "The Exorcist" is a big taco, "Beyond the Door" is a taco burp: vaguely reminiscent of the real thing, but with no substance or nutritional value. I don't like tacos anyway, and I don't like this movie. It tells the tedious, glacier-paced story of a dull woman who is pregnant with some sort of demonic baby and starts vomiting pea soup and spinning her head around. She and her family are plagued by a Mr. Beale-esque gentleman who tries to exorcise the demons, but may have his own nefarious reasons for helping- like we care. The only good parts in this crappy, boring movie are the foul-mouthed little kids who cuss like sailors and read cheap romance novels. Also appearing is the guy from "Deep Red", "Zeder", and "Inferno", but this performance is much different from his previous roles because this time he has a mustache.

Not recommended, although I do heartily recommend Mario Bava's "Shock", which was released as "Beyond the Door II" despite the fact that it has nothing to do with "Beyond the Door" and actually has things happen in it.


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