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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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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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11 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Well  »

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$1,930,001 (USA)
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Trivia

Wil Wheaton once said that the only good thing about the movie was that his sister got a job on it. See more »

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Frances says "Eat your eggs, Wil" to Zach, calling him by the actor Wil Wheaton's name. See more »

Quotes

Nathan Hayes: And the third angel sounded, And their fell a great star from heaven, Burning as it were, a torch, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and abound the fountains of waters, and many men died of the waters, Revelations of Saint John, chapter 8. Our fruit is full of Worms, All my animals are dying, devoured by this terrible curse. You Frances, You've turn all nasty and ugly, almost overnight. I can hardly recognize you. You know why Frances? Because God is punishing all of us... Your ...
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Followed by Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991) See more »

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High School Confidential
Written by Ron Hargrave and Jerry Lee Lewis
Performed by David Keith and Willie And The Poor Boys
Penron Music (BMI)
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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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