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The Hearse (1980)

 -  Horror | Mystery  -  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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Bo Rehnquist
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Dr. Greenwalt
Chuck Mitchell ...
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Allison Balson ...
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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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When Jane brushes the leaves from her aunt's grave it "bounces". 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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Interesting concept, but very low budget
4 August 2003 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

A stressed school teacher moves into her deceased aunt's mansion for the summer where strange things happen, in particular visits from a mysterious old hearse. Creepy film has potential, but comes off as a `B` movie due to the bad acting from supporting cast and a disappointing ending.


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