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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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26 February 1982 (USA)  »

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Evilspeaks  »

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$900,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The title "Evilspeak" was derived from the phrase "computer-speak", a term used to describe the shorthand used by computer specialists for the otherwise complex. In the film the protagonist uses computers to summon evil spirits. 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 »

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Hauptman: [Regarding possible excuses for Coopersmith's tardiness] I take it we can rule out extraterrestrial interference?
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the botched rhythm of censored carnage
21 February 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Just what you need - a movie about a nerd at a military academy who stumbles over some old books of Satanic lore, studies up, and rips the heads off his adversaries and most of the faculty in a final scene heavy with dry-ice and peter-pan wire work and...er...pigs. And who is that up on the wire...why it's Clint Howard, a seriously unconvincing messenger of vengeance, whether he's wielding the axe or ranting about 'Satan I command you' in his basement hideout/VIC-20 lab. The Review Board seems to have let one topless-woman-beheading slip by in the opening sequence, but afterward most of the hacking and ripping you hear is the botched rhythm of censored carnage, which I suppose did return precious seconds to my life for which I ought to be grateful.


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