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Cameron's Closet (1988)

A father who experiments with his sons psychokinetic powers, is unaware that these experiments release a demon from hell, which lives in his sons closet, preparing to take over the young boys soul.

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Sam Talliaferro
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Nora Haley
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Cameron
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Ben Majors
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Pete Groom
Kim Lankford ...
Dory Lansing
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Bob Froelich
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Owen Lansing
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Alan Wilson (as Dort Donald Clark)
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Capt. Navarro (as David Estuardo)
Wilson Smith ...
Joe Crespy
Kerry Yo Nakagawa ...
Policeman (as Kerry Nakagawa)
Raymond Patterson ...
Physician
Skip E. Lowe ...
Newscaster
Bonnie Bradigan ...
Newswoman
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A young and lonely boy named Cameron has telekenetic powers which his father experiments with. The young boy's loneliness is the cause of a strange spell to be cast. A demon from hell is unleashed and tries to take over the boy's soul. A delusional police officer and his new girlfriend psychiatrist are the only ones able to help the child after his father and mother's boyfriend are killed. The demon lives in the boy's closet and in a part of the mind that can only be reached by entering it. Written by Simone Brown <bianca_s_b@hotmail.com>

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13 January 1989 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$136,203 (USA)
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Armand Mastroianni's real masterpiece was Tom Hanks's debut, not this one
29 January 2009 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

If the name Armand Mastroianni rings a bell, it's because he directed "He Knows You're Alone", most famous as Tom Hanks's movie debut. This is the only other movie of his with which I'm familiar. If this is any indication, he went downhill after giving Hanks a start. A number of the horror flicks that I've seen on FearNet - even if they lack a masterful plot - have some great music ("Down", "Blood Diner" and "Waxwork" are the prime examples). "Cameron's Closet" doesn't even have that. It's another "Exorcist" rip-off. How ironic that the man who directs these sorts of movies gave a debut to a back-to-back Oscar-winning actor. Life really is a box of chocolates after all...but don't bite this one.


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