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The Supernaturals (1986)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  June 1986 (West Germany)
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Nichelle Nichols is an army sergeant who leads her platoon into the woods of the deep south on a training exercise. Unfortunately, it is the site where a bunch of yankee soldiers murdered a... See full summary »

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Richard Pachorek ...
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John Zarchen ...
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Margaret Shendal ...
Melanie
James Kirkwood Jr. ...
Captain (as James Kirkwood)
Patrick 'Grampy' Davis ...
Old Man (as Patrick Davis)
Robert V. Barron ...
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Chad Sheets ...
Jeremy
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Nichelle Nichols is an army sergeant who leads her platoon into the woods of the deep south on a training exercise. Unfortunately, it is the site where a bunch of yankee soldiers murdered a town of confederates. The corpses of the dead soldiers rise up to wreak revenge. Written by Humberto Amador

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There are strangers in the woods and a century of hatred is about to erupt.

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Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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June 1986 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Ekdikisi apo to parelthon  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Maurice Gibb, who has a cameo appearance in the movie as a Union Soldier, was originally slated to do the score. A cut of the movie with his score is circulating but the released version features that of Robert O. Ragland instead. See more »

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Pvt. Michael Osgood: I've never seen a white boy run like that!
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So-So movie for night owls who have nothing else to do.
26 May 2000 | by (LaGrange, Illinois) – See all my reviews

There was the potential for this to be something quite good, except the script and acting got in the way. The backwoods locales are, for the most part, effective and promising but with Nichelle Nichols as the Sargeant you know your in trouble. Maybe if she just tried to act a little bit instead of sleepwalking through her role another dimension could have been added to this yawner but seeing as how she's not getting much help from her supporting actors(including Star Trek:The Next Generation's LeVar Burton)or limp script, who can really blame her? In the midst of the regular lulls in the action there actually are a few inspired scenes of zombie Confederate troops lumbering across mist enshrouded fields and a scare or two in a well conceived and spooky underground bunker but before anything much happens the movie is over. That the production team does deliver a few rather cool effects and scenes is a credit to their frugality as this was a very cheap film indeed! Maybe they should have saved up a few coppers more and invested in a better script and a director who could get something out of his leads. Oh well, if this is ever on late night TV you might want to tune in for the two or three effective moments,otherwise keep lookin'!


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