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Evilspeak (1981)

R  |   |  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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Lynn Hancock ...
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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Data incomplete... Human blood required. Thus spake the computer. See more »

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Horror

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26 February 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Evilspeaks  »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

One of the prosthetic heads was accidentally made too tough for the decapitation scene it was intended for, and when Clint Howard struck it with the sword to his embarrassment it merely bounced off. Frustrated, he found a large sledge hammer then took some time to practice swinging it around until the added weight made wielding the sword seem easy by comparison, and when the scene was shot again he finally took the head off. See more »

Goofs

In the dungeon scene with the preserved fetus rising up in its jar, you can obviously see the lines attached to the fetus' hands and head. 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 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) See more »

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User Reviews

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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