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The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)

 -  Drama | Horror  -  February 1976 (USA)
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A disturbed woman is haunted by memories of childhood abuse, which culminates in a murder spree.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Molly
Lonny Chapman ...
Long John
Vanessa Brown ...
Cathy
Peggy Feury ...
Doris
Jean Pierre Camps ...
Tadd
Mark Livingston ...
Tripoli
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Billy Batt
Stafford Morgan ...
Alexander McPeak
Richard Kennedy ...
Detective Beardsley
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Detective Stone
Roberta Collins ...
Clarissa
Stan Ross ...
Jack Dracula
Lynne Guthrie ...
Carol
Barry Cooper ...
Newcomer
Gene Rutherford ...
Sam Walters
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A disturbed woman is haunted by memories of childhood abuse, which culminates in a murder spree.

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Molly really knows how to cut men down to size!!

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Screenwriter Robert Thom patterned the character of Molly after his onetime wife Millie Perkins. For example, Perkins' real-life father was a sea captain just like her dad is in the movie. See more »

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White Football Player: [In a very inebriated tone] Get you're motherfucking hand off my knee.
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Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

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Abnormal psychology 101 ..........
12 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a strange one, that just misses the mark because the script is somewhat scatter shot. If things regarding the delusional and irrational behavior of incest victim Millie Perkins had been more focused, the film would have benefited. As it is, the acting by Ms Perkins is convincing, and for a horror / psychological drama most of the acting is above average. The horror crowd will be disappointed, but those looking for the offbeat, will have found gold, with this twisted tale of hallucinations and mutilations. Special mention must be made of the poster art, which is outstanding. "The Witch Who Came From the Sea" is a bizarre oddity that has a limited, but devoted cult following. - MERK


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