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Good Against Evil (1977)

ABC-TV pilot about a writer, Andy Stuart, teaming up with an exorcist, Father Kemschler, to battle Satan, and a group of Devil worshipers led by Mr. Rimmin.

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Andy Stuart
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Father Kemschler
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Father Wheatley
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The Woman
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Sister Monica
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Irene
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Dr. Price
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Linday Isley
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Cindy Isley
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The Doctor
Lillian Adams ...
Beatrice
Erica Yohn ...
Agnes
Richard Stahl ...
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ABC-TV pilot about a writer, Andy Stuart, teaming up with an exorcist, Father Kemschler, to battle Satan, and a group of Devil worshipers led by Mr. Rimmin.

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She became Satan's play thing.

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22 May 1977 (USA)  »

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Les forces du mal  »

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A TV series pilot that was not picked up by the network. See more »

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While the story is unfolding in New Orleans, the film jumps back to a view of Andy's van parked on the waterfront near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, then back to New Orleans. See more »

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Jessica Gordon: Every time I get close to a man, he dies.
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Featured in Movie Macabre: Good Against Evil (1982) See more »

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Not evil... but definitely not that good!
15 April 2013 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

This was clearly a pilot for a proposed TV series, but it seems all three American TV networks passed on making it a series. Watching it, it's pretty easy to see why there were no takers. The producers probably thought they were on a hot trend, since the movie takes elements from the recent and popular movies "Rosemary's Baby" and "The Exorcist". But this execution is sorely lacking in thrills and coherence. After an okay five minute opening taking place in the past, the movie proceeds to focus the next forty or so minutes on a romance between Elyssa Davalos and Dack Rambo, which is utterly boring when the two actors are not acting extremely obnoxious. Then the movie abruptly changes track, so much so that I was often bewildered - it seems that A LOT of key scenes of explanation are missing in the movie's second half! B movie fans will probably be disappointed that Richard Lynch is given almost nothing to do in the entire running time. It's no surprise that the movie is apparently in the public domain, since I can't see any strong fan base for this movie that would keep it in the conscious of the copyright holders.


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