MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,898 this week

The Entity (1982)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama, Horror  |  4 February 1983 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 9,925 users  
Reviews: 121 user | 66 critic

Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 49 titles
created 13 Oct 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 16 Apr 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 14 Dec 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 17 May 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 09 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Entity" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Entity (1982)

The Entity (1982) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Entity.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Entity (2012)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

In 1998, thirty four unidentified bodies were found in shallow graves in a remote Siberian forest. After subsequent investigations, no official explanation by the Russian authorities was ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Stone
Stars: Dervla Kirwan, Charlotte Riley, Branko Tomovic
Horror

Following the disappearance of a close family member, Casey Hughes (Jerod Perez) and Morgan Webber (Dorie Waters) are sent to the vacated home to finalize affairs. Their trip takes a turn ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Jadallah, Jeremy Jadallah
Stars: Eric C. Schmitz, Jerod Perez, Derek Robert Hull Bond
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre.

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas
Entity (2013)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A man deals with the personal tragedy of his family's death by living at the vacation cabin that they last stayed at. He soon discovers he's not alone.

Director: Mike Yurinko
Stars: Holt Boggs, Brandon Slagle, Nick Mancuso
Audrey Rose (1977)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A stranger attempts to convince a happily married couple that their daughter is actually his daughter reincarnated.

Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Stars: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger
The Haunting (1963)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.

Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson
The Howling (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.

Director: Joe Dante
Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan
The Entity (TV Movie 2002)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Directors: Mark Greenwood, Mark Soldinger
Stars: Bill Paterson
Hawa (2003)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Sanjana lives in a big city along with her husband and two daughters. But things are not quite rosy as the couple faces a disastrous situation in there life which leads to divorce. Sanjana ... See full summary »

Director: Guddu Dhanoa
Stars: Tabu, Shahbaaz Khan, Mukesh Tiwari
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Jacqueline Brookes ...
Richard Brestoff ...
Michael Alldredge ...
Raymond Singer ...
...
Natasha Ryan ...
Melanie Gaffin ...
Kim
...
Sully Boyar ...
Tom Stern ...
Edit

Storyline

Carla Moran awakens one night to find herself being beaten and raped by an unseen presence. Terrified of what's happening to her, and shunned by friends and family who think she's lost her mind, she seeks help from parapsychologists. The researchers soon discover that evil spiritual force has been drawn to Carla and is responsible for the violent attacks. The question now, however, is how do they stop it? Based on a supposedly true story. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Based on a true story....that isn't over yet. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 February 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El ente  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(35 mm prints)| (70 mm prints)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Robert MacNaughton auditioned for a role for this film, after being asked because the casting director saw him in an off-Broadway play, in New York. See more »

Goofs

When Carla is first attacked by the demon, she is slapped rather hard in the face and her lip is bloodied. But in the subsequent scenes and the days following, there is no mark on her lip. See more »

Quotes

Cindy: Beautiful day outside, isn't it? Nothing like good old southern California for lots of sunshine!
Carla Moran: I was raped.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Scissors (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Saturday Nite's All Right For Fighting
Performed by Elton John
Courtesy of This Record Co., Ltd.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
frightening good
31 October 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

OH MY GOD, Why Has it taken ME so long to see this movie again, DAME this movie Was Absolutely Amazing. (I have NOT seen for 20 years or something)

This movie dose not take long to start at all, It got me of guard and scared the hell out of me in first attack scenes.

This movie was frightening good, I was on the edge of my seat for the whole movie, some of attack scenes were really hard to watch, I was actually trying not look at scene when it happened.

Some scenes are really intense in this movie , I had shivers go down my back

The acting this movie was outstanding from the whole cast. I loved everything about this movie . I need to get this DVD as soon as possible (This movie as also entered into my top 5) 10 out 10 (I Just Jumped cause a Door as just slam shut!)


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Begging to be remade!!!! richlmc
Worked on the film - ask me anything. lmadalian
This movie actually scared me. ikrit273
The Music ketandev
100% better than... racer25j
Has anyone read the book The Entity is based on? glen_arvon
Discuss The Entity (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page