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Evilspeak (1981)

An outcast military cadet 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 Caldwell
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Colonel Kincaid
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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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An outcast military cadet 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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$900,000 (estimated)
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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 »

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In the first shower sequence one of the actors can be seen wearing a jockstrap. See more »

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Stanley Coopersmith: Maybe you're right. Maybe this puppy is better off not making it. It's a tough world out there. You got to be able to kick and scratch if you want to survive. I found that out right after my parents died. From what I can tell, like these other pups, it's the ones that can do the most pushing and shoving that get the biggest piece of the pie.
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Killer Pigs From Hell!!!!
24 January 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jeesh, what a STUPID movie! One of the worst horror movies of the 80s (and that's saying a lot). A boring film about a tormented kid at a school (played horribly by Clint Howard) who manages, through circumstances too silly to write down, to get a demon in his computer who goes out and kills all his tormentors.

Yawn.

It's "Carrie" but without the direction of DePalma or the acting talent of Spacek. The plot is predictable, the acting sucks, there's next to no gore, the "special" effects are dreadful (except for one cool bit when Howard is flying through the air with a sword) and it reaches its absolute nadir when pigs attack and kill people! That's right...PIGS!!!!

A rightly forgotten horror from the 80s.

Oh yes...the ending says the main character was committed to an asylum where he remains to this day...presumably along with the people who actually viewed this flick!


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