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The Hearse (1980)

PG  |   |  Horror  |  June 1980 (USA)
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Jane Hardy decides to stay the summer in the house her aunt left her when she died, to try and recoup from a bad divorce. Little does she know, her aunt practiced witchcraft and is still ... See full summary »

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Jane Hardy
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Walter Prichard
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Tom Sullivan
Donald Hotton ...
Reverend Winston
Med Flory ...
Sheriff Denton
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Luke
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Pete
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Fred Franklyn ...
Mr. Gordon (as Frederic Franklyn)
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Mrs. Gordon
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Bo Rehnquist
Dominic Barto ...
The Driver
Nicholas Shields ...
Dr. Greenwalt
Chuck Mitchell ...
Counterman
Allison Balson ...
Alice
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Jane Hardy decides to stay the summer in the house her aunt left her when she died, to try and recoup from a bad divorce. Little does she know, her aunt practiced witchcraft and is still thought of very badly by the town's citizens. As soon as she moves in, she is haunted by a old black hearse and it's creepy driver. Is she going insane or is she truly being menaced? She meets a friendly young man and becomes involved with him, but is he and the creepy driver one and the same? Written by <VRSC26B@PRODIGY.COM>

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The Barrier Between Life and Death is no Greater than the Thickness of a Door...and now that Door is Open! See more »

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Biltur med de døde  »

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The hearse was a 1951 Packard Funeral Coach. See more »

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The front grille of the hearse changes from scene to scene. See more »

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Jane Hardy: [startled by someone at her back door] Oh!
Reverend Winston: Miss Hardy, please.
Jane Hardy: [laughing, relieved] Oh! You scared the hell out of me!
Reverend Winston: I should probably take that as a compliment. *Ha ha ha ha ha!*
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Bill Bleich - a B-movie genius!
18 April 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

The Hearse is an almost-perfect specimen of B-movie horror writing. The writer, Bill Bleich, clearly possesses genius for the genre. The characters are superbly drawn, and the notion of history repeating itself is perfectly blended into the story. Definitely check out this smart, well-constructed supernatural thriller!


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