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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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Not bad for an 80's horror flick
11 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As 80's horror flicks go Cameron's Closet is much better than most. The acting is decent, the effects are quite good and the death scenes are well shot. What more can you ask for? The monster is quite cheesy and you don't get to see much of him, but it somehow works. There's a few nice death scenes which are actually more gory than a lot of 80's horror flicks. I do think things started to slip a bit towards the end, and the ending itself wasn't too amazing.

Cameron's Closet is by no means an essential watch for horror fans, but if you come across a cheap copy you can't go wrong. It's decent entertainment for one night.


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