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This House Possessed (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  6 February 1981 (USA)
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After having a nervous breakdown, a rock singer has to spend some time in hospital. A private nurse is hired, and with her he buys a new house, a fantastic house in the country. The nurse, ... See full summary »

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Gary Straihorn
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Sheila Moore
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Rag Lady
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Arthur Keene
Shelley Smith ...
Tanya
Bill Morey ...
Robbins
Jan Shutan ...
Helen
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Pasternak
Jack Garner ...
Feeney
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Lucille
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Lieutenant Fletcher
John Dukakis ...
Donny
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Holly
Ivy Bethune ...
Martha
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Clerk (as Phillip Baker Hall)
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After having a nervous breakdown, a rock singer has to spend some time in hospital. A private nurse is hired, and with her he buys a new house, a fantastic house in the country. The nurse, Sheila, can't remember the first years of her life, but this house seems strangely familiar to her. Also, there is this strange old woman who claims that Sheila's real name is Margaret. People who cause Sheila pain or who try to tell her the real story of what happened in this house, they die in strange ways: Tanya, the girlfriend of the singer, and the Library woman who wants to give her some newspaper articles. Can Sheila find out the truth behind all this and can she escape the house that possessed once and wants to possess once more? Written by Lukas Fichtinger <lfichtin@htlbraunau.asn-linz.ac.at>

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Das Haus der tausend Augen  »

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Twice during the course of the movie the house activates its solar panels and begins to heat the pool water in one scene and the furnace in another. Unfortunately, this wouldn't be possible as both scenes occur at night. See more »

Quotes

Rag Lady: This house loves you, and it will never let you go.
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References Carrie (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

I Kept Believing in You
Written by Billy Goldenberg & Carol Connors
Performed by Parker Stevenson
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This Is One House That You Should Not Buy Or Rent!

This is one house that you should not buy or rent.I read all of the reviews and most of the reviews were favorable for this movie.I am in that category of liking this movie.This House Possessed is a movie to watch for just plain relaxation and for fun.I do not know if the movie was produced on a tight budget, but if it was, then they did a real good job considering.Remember the movie Electric Dreams which came out a few years later?If you liked that one, then you will like this movie.Both movies are silly and kooky, but great fun to watch.Parker Stevenson did a good job as the young rock singer.Lisa Eilbacher was great as the nurse and assistant.Slim Pickins who is one of my favorite actors was good in his role.This movie used to play on TBS and TNT.If you get a chance to see this movie, you should.I have this movie on VHS tape.


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