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The Oracle (1985)

R | | Crime, Horror | May 1985 (USA)
Murder victim's spirit reaches out from beyond the grave in an attempt to possess the body of a young woman who has moved into his old apartment.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Caroline Capers Powers ...
Jennifer
Roger Neil ...
Ray
Pam La Testa ...
Farkas
Victoria Dryden ...
Dorothy Graham
Chris Maria De Koron ...
Pappas
Dan Lutsky ...
Tom Varney (as Dan Lutzky)
Stacey Graves ...
Cindy
G. Gordon Cronce ...
Ben
Ethel Mark ...
Dr. Ryker
Alexandria Blade ...
Tammy
Joan Leonard ...
Waitress
Irma St. Paule ...
Mrs. Malatesta
Einar O. Peterson ...
Occult store owner
Lou Bacotti ...
Drunk at Party
James Styles ...
Mr. Graham
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Jennifer and her husband move into an apartment formerly oocupied by an old gypsy medium and discover her automatic writing device The Oracle which she used to speak with the spirit world. Jennifer holds a housewarming party and with friends present contacts a murdered man who demands justice. The spirts terrorizes her and manipulates her into investigating his death. This makes her murderers, the man's ex-wife and business partner suspicious of Jennifer's motive and they re-hire the killer they used before to murder her... Written by <rleider@blackcatmedia.com>

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Jennifer was Desired and Then Seduced... Now the Horror Begins. See more »

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Crime | Horror

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Also Known As:

Das Orakel  »

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Several crew members also act in this film as asylum inmates. See more »

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Features A Woman's Torment (1977) See more »

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*1/2 out of 4.

A woman is forced into investigating the death of a murdered man after messing with the former tentant's writing device that is used to contact the dead. Sometimes exciting and scary horror pic with some well done scenes, is ultimately too slow moving and dull to maintain interest throughout despite good premise. Rated R; Violence, Profanity, and Adult Themes.


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