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Director:
Writers:
Joseph Garofalo (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
26 February 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Data incomplete... Human blood required. Thus spake the computer. See more »
Plot:
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. See more » | Add synopsis »
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Watched it as a kid, but still remember that Clint Howard floating through the air finale. See more (58 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Clint Howard ... Stanley Coopersmith

R.G. Armstrong ... Sarge

Joe Cortese ... Reverend Jameson (as Joseph Cortese)
Claude Earl Jones ... Coach
Haywood Nelson ... Kowalski

Don Stark ... Bubba

Charles Tyner ... Colonel Kincaid
Hamilton Camp ... Hauptman
Louie Gravance ... Jo Jo
Jim Greenleaf ... Ox
Lynn Hancock ... Miss Friedemeyer

Loren Lester ... Charlie Boy
Kathy McCullen ... Kelly
Lenny Montana ... Jake
Leonard D'John ... Tony
Bennett Liss ... Captain Merrill

Katherine Kelly Lang ... Susie Baker

Richard Moll ... Father Esteban
Robert Tafur ... Old Priest
Sue Casey ... Mrs. Caldwell
Kristine Alskog ... Teacher
Thomas Hilliard ... Teacher
Nadine Reimers ... Peasant Girl
Deborah Dawes ... Attendant
DeForest Covan ... Janitor
Jane Bartelme ... Girl Student
Alan Harris ... Cadet

Directed by
Eric Weston 
 
Writing credits
Joseph Garofalo (screenplay) &
Eric Weston (screenplay)

Joseph Garofalo (story)

Produced by
H. Hal Harris .... associate producer
Gerald Hopman .... associate producer
Sylvio Tabet .... executive producer
Sylvio Tabet .... producer
Eric Weston .... producer
 
Original Music by
Roger Kellaway 
 
Cinematography by
Irv Goodnoff 
 
Film Editing by
Charles Tetoni 
 
Casting by
Karen Rea 
 
Art Direction by
George Costello 
Dena Roth 
 
Set Decoration by
Maria Caso 
 
Makeup Department
Allan A. Apone .... special visual effects makeup (as Allan Apone)
Leslie Bruso .... special visual effects makeup assistant
Kathie Clark .... special visual effects makeup assistant
Robert Clark .... special makeup effects artist (sculptor)
Robert Clark .... special visual effects makeup assistant (as Bob Clark)
Morton Greenspoon .... mirrored contacts (as Dr. Morton K. Greenspoon)
Peter Knowlton .... makeup artist
Rick Lazzarini .... special visual effects makeup assistant
Suzanne Moreau .... special visual effects makeup assistant
Francisco X. Pérez .... special visual effects makeup (as Frank Carriosa)
Douglas J. White .... special visual effects makeup (as Douglas White)
 
Production Management
Alan R. Green .... unit production manager (as Alan Green)
Jeffry John Stein .... post-production executive
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cary Glieberman .... first assistant director
Ron Kinwald .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Mike Bingham .... construction supervisor (as Michael D. Bingham)
Tommy Estridge .... set dresser
H.R. Gerrard .... production storyboards
Debbi Richardson .... set dresser (as Debbie Richardson)
Conrad Schabauer .... property master
David E. Harshbarger .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Douglas B. Arnold .... boom operator (as Doug Arnold)
Jan Brodin .... sound mixer
Robert W. Glass Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer (as Robert Glass Jr.)
Michael P. Redbourn .... supervising sound editor (as Michael Redbourn)
Robert Thirlwell .... sound re-recording mixer
John Wilkinson .... sound re-recording mixer (as Doc Wilkinson)
Don Summer .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John Carter .... special effects
Harry Woolman .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Robert D. Bailey .... special photographic effects
Wendy Vanguard .... art director: effects
 
Stunts
Sam Baldoni .... stunt double
Dick Drake .... stunt double
Kenny Ferrugiaro .... stunts: demon
George Fisher .... stunt coordinator
Lisa Gordy .... stunt assistant
Vic Hunsberger .... stunt double (as Victor Hunsberger Jr.)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jamie Barber .... assistant camera
Albert Behar .... electrician
Ray Bilger .... best boy grip (as Raymond E. Bilger)
David Boyd .... assistant camera
Clyde E. Bryan .... assistant camera
Alan Caso .... gaffer
Alan Caso .... panaglide operator
Alan Caso .... second camera operator
Stephen Crawford .... second grip
Samuel Buddy Fries .... assistant camera (as S. Buddy Fries)
Jesse Mather .... electrician (as Jess Mather)
Mike Moad .... electrician
Michael Paris .... still photographer
Marie Pedersen .... electrician
Krishna Rao .... assistant camera
Wendell Wethington .... key grip (as Wendall Wethington)
 
Casting Department
Mary Hope Lemon .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lennie Barin .... costumer
Kerry Lyn McKissick .... costumer (as Lyn McKissick)
Kristin Nelson .... costumer
Esther Shain .... wardrobe assistant
Paul Wooldridge .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Robert C. Baral .... post-production accountant (as Robert Baral)
Donna Blair .... assistant editor
Christina Cocek .... post-production assistant
Felicity Field .... apprentice editor
Robert Leader .... assistant film editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
John Caper Jr. .... music supervisor
Jules Chaikin .... music contractor
Gary Chang .... custom electronics
David Franco .... music executive
Jeff Harris .... music mixing engineer
Roger Kellaway .... conductor
Armin Steiner .... music recording engineer
 
Other crew
Jane Bartelme .... production secretary
Dick Drake .... wrangler
Mary Ellen Flaherty .... talent coordinator
Alan Harris .... production assistant
Andy Howard .... production accountant
John Lantz .... wrangler
Andrea Lewak .... production assistant
Warren Lewis .... location manager
Steve Martin .... wrangler
Kathryn Petty .... production coordinator
Alice Campbell Romano .... assistant: Mr. Tabet
Vicki Scott .... production assistant
Jenny Townsend .... script supervisor
Lee Sollenberger .... animal trainer: wild boar (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jim Childs .... special thanks: Bible artwork
Ike Jenkins .... special thanks: band director, Dos Pueblos High School Marching Band
Peter Walsh .... special thanks: computer programmer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Evilspeaks" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
97 min | 92 min (R-rated version)
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Certification:
Argentina:X (original rating) | Argentina:18 (re-rating) | Australia:R | Finland:K-18 | France:16 | Iceland:(Banned) | Netherlands:16 (video rating) (1988) | New Zealand:R16 | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:18 (cut)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
According to Clint Howard and director 'Eric Weston (I)', the original cut of the film which he submitted to the ratings board contained even more footage than the current uncut DVD release, including more special effects, as well as extensions of the bathtub death scene and the cadet having his heart ripped out. But to date their labored efforts to find a copy of this version have proven futile, and they believe it is likely gone forever.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Miss Friedlander is obviously wearing a visible crotch cover when she gets up after undressing.See more »
Quotes:
Stanley Coopersmith:By the four beasts before the throne. By the fire which is about the throne. By the most holy and glorious name, Satan. I, Stanley Coopersmith will return. I WILL RETURN!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Evilspeak with Clint Howard (2014) (V)See more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the R-Rated cut and the uncut version of the movie?
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Watched it as a kid, but still remember that Clint Howard floating through the air finale., 17 May 2009
Author: Aaron1375

Yes, I saw this movie once as a kid and I still remember the ending quite clearly. I also remember that other than the ending and the beginning and a scene involving pigs in the middle the movie really was not much to speak off. I can remember a bit of the plot as it involved a military school of some kind and Clint Howard's character not really fitting in and being constantly harassed by the other cadets. What I am not sure of is how he tapped into the power he used at the end to exact his revenge in the first place. He did dabble a bit here and there in satanic symbols and such, but just not sure how the computer in the end gave him power and possessed him with this ancient guy seen in the first scene of the flick. Still, there is gore in this movie and some good kills in the ending scene from what I remember, though if I watched it now I would probably be flabbergasted by how fake it looked. In the end though I can probably safely say this is one of those horror movies that is kind of a set up movie. A horror movie where the entire picture is mainly setting up for the ending and in the end all hell breaks loose. "Devil's Rain" is another one I know that does that, but this one has a bit better story to get to where it is going than that one. Still, a five minute scene does not make an entire movie, this just needed better filler in the middle.

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