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Evilspeak (1981)

 -  Horror  -  26 February 1982 (USA)
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A military cadet who happens to be a social outcast taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer.

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Stanley Coopersmith
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Sarge
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Reverend Jameson (as Joseph Cortese)
Claude Earl Jones ...
Coach
Haywood Nelson ...
Kowalski
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Bubba
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Colonel Kincaid
Hamilton Camp ...
Hauptman
Louie Gravance ...
Jo Jo
Jim Greenleaf ...
Ox
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Miss Friedemeyer
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Charlie Boy
Kathy McCullen ...
Kelly
Lenny Montana ...
Jake
Leonard D'John ...
Tony
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A military cadet who happens to be a social outcast taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer. Written by Humberto Amador

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Remember the little kid you used to pick on? Well, he's a big boy now. See more »

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26 February 1982 (USA)  »

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Evilspeaks  »

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$900,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

According to Clint Howard, one night after shooting a scene he drove home while still wearing his bloody cadet outfit. He stopped at a light and noticed a woman staring at him from a nearby car, so he turned and smiled at her, and she responded by immediately locking all of her car's doors. See more »

Goofs

Obvious dummies in a number of gore scenes, the dummies' bodies and body parts are often different colors and sizes than the actors' real bodies. Most obvious is the dummy used in the opening decapitation scene. The actress's breasts change size and her nipple and skin color changes before she is beheaded. See more »

Quotes

Stanley Coopersmith: I command you, Prince of Evil, heed my call. Give life to the instruments of my retribution.
[Stanley's face changes into that of Father Esteban]
Father Esteban: Imbue these creatures with your strength and force. Let them avenge me, and I will pledge my soul to you and serve you for all eternity!
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Referenced in Satan's Pigs & Severed Heads: Making Evilspeak (2014) See more »

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Somewhat Close to PUMPKINHEAD! Seriously!
6 November 2002 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

I was rooting for Clint Howard's character the whole way through and the guy himself definitely tries to put out a good performance, though he does stumble at times. But this "nerd-gets-revenge" flick never let go of my attention. It's not exactly PUMPKINHEAD or CARRIE but the finale is a real fright, the kind of ending that sticks with you some time after the ending credits are over and the tape rewound.


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