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Jennifer (1978)

PG | | Horror | 13 May 1978 (USA)
Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, using the only ... See full summary »

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Jeff Reed
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Mrs. Calley
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Dayton Powell
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Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, using the only method she knows: her psychic control over snakes! Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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She walks in terror, stilled with fright. A trail of fear, to fill the night! See more »

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Jennifer the Snake Goddess  »

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Bert Convy supplied his own deluxe trailer that he stayed in during the shooting of this film. See more »

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References Carrie (1976) See more »

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Jennifer
Written and Performed by Porter Jordan
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A GREAT bad movie ! ! !
6 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Forget all comparisons to Carrie and enjoy this movie for what it was meant to be - a simple and entertaining departure, in the guise of a brief morality play, without the usual strain toward art and artifice. Enjoy the absurdity of the quality of the 'special effects'. Does a giant snake have to "look real" ? There's no need for literalism when you have an imagination. Lisa Pelikan is emphatic in the lead role, and Bert Convy is adequate in his supporting role ( I LOVE THE 70's ! ! ! ), but pay attention to Louise Hoven as Jane Delano. She is the heart and soul of the movie because she is any one of us. We make mistakes while trying to fit in with the 'in' crowd. We are used for our resources, are victimized, and then, finally, lash back at our abusers. I can't see this movie enough. And, if schmaltz is your pleasure, you'll love the intro and exit songs.


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