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The Devil's Rain (1975)

PG | | Horror | July 1975 (USA)
A bunch of Satanists in the American rural landscape have terrible powers which enable them to melt their victims. However one of the children of an earlier victim vows to destroy them.

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Dr. Sam Richards
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Mrs. Preston
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Mark Preston
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Sheriff Owens
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Tom Preston
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Julie Preston
Woody Chambliss ...
John (as Woodrow Chambliss)
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Danny
Claudio Brook ...
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Lilith
George Sawaya ...
Steve Preston
Erika Carlsson ...
Aaronessa Fyffe (as Erika Carlson)
Tony Cortez ...
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Anton LaVey ...
High Priest (as Anton Lavey)
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A bunch of Satanists in the American rural landscape have terrible powers which enable them to melt their victims. However one of the children of an earlier victim vows to destroy them. Written by Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

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Trivia

The film is included on the film critic Roger Ebert's "Most Hated" list. See more »

Goofs

In English grammar, Thou, Thee, Thine etc are singular. When addressing more than one person You and Yours are used. See more »

Quotes

[Tom is spotted by a satanist]
Satanist: [yells] Blasphemer! Blasphemer!
[the satanists crowd around Tom]
Jonathan Corbis: [Screams] SEIZE HIM!
Mrs. Preston: You, my son, defiled all that it is holy!
Tom Preston: Mother, my God. My God!
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Crazy Credits

Technical Advisor: Anton Szandor Lavey, High Priest of the Church of Satan. See more »

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Featured in Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015) See more »

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Satanic Fun
25 May 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Lots of fun, although sometimes confusing. The book explains it better. Notable for having both the High Priest and High Priestess of the Church of Satan - Anton and Diane LaVey, in bit parts. Their inclusion gives a true Satanic presence to this movie - they wrote that humor is important to Satanists. Anton was technical advisor, and you can see many of his influences, such as the trapezoid designs and the Satanic chants. Some of the Satanic designs used are beautiful and interesting. It was filmed in Durango, Mexico. The filming has interesting stories to it, such as Anton LaVey trying to teach chants to extras who did not speak English. As was his custom, Shatner did nothing to make friends with the cast, and one suspects they symbolically enjoyed his character's treatment in the film. Anyone who likes good old sci fi and horror or camp, should love this film.


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