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Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978)

Unrated | | Thriller, Horror | TV Movie 31 October 1978
A dog that is a minion of Satan terrorizes a suburban family.

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Mike Barry
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Charlie Barry (as Ike Eisenman)
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George (as Lou Frizzel)
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Miles Amory
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Red Haired Lady
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Dunworth
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Maria
Gertrude Flynn
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Doctor Norm
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Gloria Hadley
Fredrick Franklin
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A dog that is a minion of Satan terrorizes a suburban family.

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Mike and Betty. Just an average American couple. They have a home. a car. two kids, and one lovable dog...possessed by the Devil

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Thriller | Horror

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Devil Dog: Hound of Hell  »

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This was the 3rd time Kim Richards and Ike Eisenmann have played brother and sister in a movie. See more »

Goofs

When Lucky is chasing Betty through the house, upstairs a door closes behind the two of them. When the door closes you can see a crew member through the crack of the door shutting it behind them as they enter. See more »

Quotes

Bonnie Barry: What are you doing?
[Betty is sniffing what it appears to be blood]
Betty Barry: Where have you two been?
Bonnie Barry: I said, what are you doing sneaking around in here?
Betty Barry: I found this in your room. What is it?
Charlie Barry: It's just paint.
Betty Barry: It looks like blood.
Charlie Barry: Leave my things alone. Get out of my room and forget all about this. I mean it.
Betty Barry: What's the matter with the two of you?
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Featured in Svengoolie: Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1996) See more »

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Snoopy in need of an exorcist!
20 November 2001 | by (Huntington, NY) – See all my reviews

This film is a hoot, or a bark. I don't know. Richard Crenna plays an average suburban dad who buys a cute puppy for his family. Turns out the puppy is possessed by Satan! The fun really begins when the pup grows to be the Devil Dog, a beautiful German Shepard. Fellow imdb reviewer gave this a low rating. How could you dislike a movie where the family dog makes the mom become the town slut, the kids become the school bully, and make the entire family (except dad) worship Satan in the attic. The shots of doggie staring at Richard Crenna, backed by sappy 70's electronic "scary" music help makes this film such a charmer. Jimmy Carter era thrills here!


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