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The Incubus (1982)

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In a small town, Roy Seeley and his girlfriend Mandy Pullman are camping by the lake. Out of the blue, they are attacked and Roy is murdered while Mandy is violently raped. Dr. Sam Cordell ... See full summary »

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Hank Walden
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Laura Kincaid
Helen Hughes ...
Agatha Galen
Erin Noble ...
Jenny Cordell (as Erin Flannery)
Duncan McIntosh ...
Tim Galen
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Joe Prescott
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Lt. Drivas
Mitch Martin ...
Mandy Pullman
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Roy Seeley
Beverly Cooper ...
Pru Keaton (as Beverley Cooper)
Brian Young ...
Charlie Prescott
Barbara Franklin ...
Mrs. Pullman
Wes Lee ...
Mr. Pullman
Neil Dainard ...
Ernie Barnes
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In a small town, Roy Seeley and his girlfriend Mandy Pullman are camping by the lake. Out of the blue, they are attacked and Roy is murdered while Mandy is violently raped. Dr. Sam Cordell is impressed with the violence and realizes that Mandy has had the uterus ruptured. Then the librarian Carolyn Davies is also violently raped and murdered. Lieutenant Drivas believes that the women have been raped by a gang while Sam and Sheriff Hank Walden believe that only one man did. The snoopy reporter Laura Kincaid is always interfering with the investigation and Sam has a love affair with her. Meanwhile the young Tim Galen, who dates Sam's daughter Jenny Cordell, discloses that he has premonitory visions of the deaths, but his grandmother Agatha Galen tries to convince him that he has nothing to do with the murders. But when Jenny learns about his dreams, she summons her father, Laura and they discover a supernatural secret about the Galen's family. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The Incubus. He is the Destroyer. See more »

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27 August 1982 (USA)  »

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CAD 5,100,000 (estimated)
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The films German title is Mörderische Träume, meaning "Murderous Dreams." See more »

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The man attacked in the barn accidently shoots his foot off, leaving a bloody stump. In the next scene where he is thrown through the window, he is wearing both boots. See more »

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References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

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Surface to Air
Music by Cameron Hawkins, Martin Deller & Ben Mink
Lyrics by Cameron Hawkins
Performed by FM
from the FM album "City of Fear", courtesy of Passport Records, Inc.
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Deceptive Conclusion
5 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

In a small town, Roy Seeley (Matt Birman) and his girlfriend Mandy Pullman (Mitch Martin ) are camping by the lake. Out of the blue, they are attacked and Roy is murdered while Mandy is violently raped. Dr. Sam Cordell (John Cassavetes) is impressed with the violence and realizes that Mandy has had the uterus ruptured. Then the librarian Carolyn Davies (Denise Fergusson) is also violently raped and murdered. Lieutenant Drivas (Harry Ditson) believes that the women have been raped by a gang while Sam and Sheriff Hank Walden (John Ireland) believe that only one man did. The snoopy reporter Laura Kincaid (Kerrie Keane) is always interfering with the investigation and Sam has a love affair with her. Meanwhile the young Tim Galen (Duncan McIntosh), who dates Sam's daughter Jenny Cordell (Erin Flannery), discloses that he has premonitory visions of the deaths, but his grandmother Agatha Galen (Helen Hughes) tries to convince him that he has nothing to do with the murders. But when Jenny learns about his dreams, she summons her father and Laura and they discover a supernatural secret about the Galen's family.

"Incubus" is a horror movie with an intriguing story, good cast including John Cassavetes and beautiful cinematography. Unfortunately the screenplay is not well written and characters are left behind without explanation. The worst, the deceptive conclusion is awful. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Incubus"


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