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The Evictors (1979)

PG | | Crime, Drama, Horror | 18 April 1979 (USA)
A young couple, just married, rents a house in a village in Louisiana. But they are not welcome because the inhabitants of the village look upon them with distrust. Meanwhile, in the house ... See full summary »

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A young couple, just married, rents a house in a village in Louisiana. But they are not welcome because the inhabitants of the village look upon them with distrust. Meanwhile, in the house they rented, were happening strange things from the past... Written by Volker Boehm

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It was a small Louisiana town where people live and love and die and no one ever thought of locking their doors... except in the Monroe house.


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While filming in the Shreveport LA area, the Louisiana State Police assigned TFC James Pierrelee to assist with traffic for several days. See more »

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Spooky and Fun Backwoods Terror
17 March 2000 | by (Bronx, New York) – See all my reviews

The Evictors, like Charles B. Pierce's other efforts (The Legend of Boggy Creek and The Town That Dreaded Sundown) is a spooky story based on actual events. This story centers around a house with a violent past. That past, however, does not stay dead. Instead it comes back to terrify any new occupants seeking to live in that same house. There are fine performances, some truly spooky scenes, and several twists towards its conclusion to keep the viewer entertained. Fans of this film should definitely seek out Pierce's other titles mentioned above. Happy Hunting!


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