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The Curse (1987)

R  |   |  Sci-Fi, Horror  |  11 September 1987 (USA)
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Nathan Crane is a religious man trying to hold onto his farm and keep his family in line. A real estate developer is trying to buy most of the farm property in the area, including Mr. ... See full summary »

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Zack (as Will Wheaton)
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Nathan
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Cyrus
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Forbes
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Willis
Amy Wheaton ...
Alice
Steve Carlisle ...
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Kathleen Jordon Gregory ...
Frances
Hope North ...
Esther
Steve Davis ...
Mike
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Nathan Crane is a religious man trying to hold onto his farm and keep his family in line. A real estate developer is trying to buy most of the farm property in the area, including Mr. Crane's family farm, in the hope that the Tennesse Valley Authority will choose the town for the site of a new dam and recreational area. The night of a terrible storm, an unidentified, glowing object crashes on the Crane farm and with it comes a horrible curse for the Crane family and the members of the community. Written by Anonymous

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It took seed...now it needs to feed. (UK) See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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11 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Well  »

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$1,930,001 (USA)
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Trivia

Producer Ovidio G. Assonitis says the film was inspired by the social crisis of the farmers during the Ronald Reagan administration in the United States during the 1980s. See more »

Goofs

When Zachary looks out of his bedroom window at the glowing meteorite, the cameraman is reflected in the window. See more »

Quotes

Frances Hayes: Where's Zachary?
Nathan Hayes: He'll be around.
Cyrus: He was stinking up the whole house.
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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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On Daddy's Farm
By Deborah H. Barkat
Courtesy of Barkst - Mac Kechnie
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Big Suprises Come in Small Packages!

At first when I saw it at the movie store I thought it was gonna be lame and boring, but something told me to rent it. When I saw it I was suprised. It was an enjoyable film to watch. Now it's not the best horror movie ever made but it was good enough to buy and put in my movie collection. So if you want a good creepy movie, rent it, it's worth it!


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