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Trilogy of Terror (1975)

Unrated | | Horror, Thriller | TV Movie 4 March 1975
Three bizarre horror stories all of which star Karen Black in four different roles playing tormented women.

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Thomas Amman
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Anne Richards
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Storyline

Three stories interwoven together. The first, about a college student infatuated with his teacher. The second, a paranoid tale of two sisters - one good, the other evil, and the third about an African tribal doll that comes to life and terrorizes a woman in her apartment. Written by Humberto Amador

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An electrifying experience - you won't believe your eyes!

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Horror | Thriller

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4 March 1975 (USA)  »

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Trivia

When the film was first shown on Brazilian television (in March 1981), censorship demanded that the third segment ("Amelia") was completely cut. Because of this, the TV station was forced to change the Portuguese title to "Duas Histórias de Terror" (Two Horror Stories). See more »

Goofs

The wire that is used to make the doll's chain fall off is visible just over its head before the chain falls. See more »

Quotes

Amelia: [on the phone, threatened by a supernaturally animated Zuni hunting fetish doll] Operator, get me the police! I DON'T KNOW where I'm located, just get me the police, there's a... there's a... just get me the police, PLEASE?
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Referenced in Terrorphobia (2015) See more »

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This thing is creepy!
20 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie as a kid and it is the one horror film that haunts my dreams to this day. No other movie in the world could scare me like this one does, I don't know why... It's a really crappy movie that I absolutely love. I don't know if it's a cult classic, but it should be, because everyone I know acknowledges that it's a crappy, low-budget piece of work, but it still managed to scare the pants off them. Whenever someone sees this movie, the one thing they remember is the scream of that doll; I sware on the graves of all who are holy that you will not forget the scream of that doll until the day that you die! I do not exaggerate. Please see this movie so that you may also understand the phenomenon of being scared by a crappy movie in a way that I don't think was even intended by the director. FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, NO CHILDREN!


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