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Fear No Evil (1981)

 -  Horror  -  January 1981 (USA)
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High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two arch angels in human form (as women) take him on.

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Andrew Williams
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Mikhail / Margaret Buchanan
Kathleen Rowe McAllen ...
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Father Daly
Daniel Eden ...
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John Holland ...
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Mr. Williams
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Mark
Roslyn Gugino ...
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Marianne Simpson ...
Brenda (as Mari Anne Simpson)
Joyce Bumpus ...
Susan
Patricia Decillis ...
Bette
Chris DeVincentis ...
Richard
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High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two arch angels in human form (as women) take him on.

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Richard Jay Silverthorn, who plays Lucifer in the film, also did the makeup work on the film. Later Silverthorn would also write a published novelization of Fear No Evil. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood High Part II (1981) See more »

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Hey Joe
Written by Patti Smith and Billy Roberts
Performed by Patti Smith
© 1977 Linda Music Corp. ASCAP/Third Store Music BMI
(P) 1977 Sire Records, Inc.
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High school really is hell.
7 March 2008 | by (Brentwood, USA) – See all my reviews

Teenager is the son of Satan and he's plotting a demonic uprising, while a teen girl and a local old woman are actually angels sent to stop him.

Fear No Evil is an interesting oddity among the numerous teen horror flicks of the early 80's. For one, it's not a slasher movie. Fear No Evil is a low-budget, but well done throw back to the Gothic horror films of Hammer given a touch of the modern. The storyline is compelling, with some touches of nicely artistic direction from first time director Frank LaLoggia. Still, it's flawed by some awkward moments of silliness (death-by-dodge ball, shower make out) and some supporting performances that aren't as good as those of the leads.

The best of the cast are Stefan Arngrim as our devilish villain and Elizabeth Hoffman as the elder angel desperate to stop him. Daniel Eden is also memorable as the school bully who gets a most crazy demise.

Fear No Evil is a unique entry in the teen horror genre. Though it's not flawless, thanks to its low budget, it still has enough imagination to be a entertaining and memorable late night movie.

** 1/2 out of ****


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