5.1/10
98
5 user 4 critic

Demonstone (1990)

Two U.S. Marine investigators looking into a series of grisly murders in Manila discover that the crimes are tied to an amulet with a 400-year-old curse on it that has unleashed supernatural forces. There's also a woman.

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A woman is released from prison, an expert bank robber who wants to settle down and go straight, but her parole officer and her former employer try to get her to pull one more heist.

Director: Russell Mulcahy
Stars: Kim Basinger, Val Kilmer, Terence Stamp
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Prankster cops Chris and Bill are joined by a Gina from the DA's office to stakeout a lakeside home.

Director: John Badham
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O'Donnell
Iceman (1984)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.

Director: Fred Schepisi
Stars: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone
Rapid Fire (1992)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When student Jake Lo witnesses a killing, he finds himself caught between two feuding drug lords. Betrayed and set up by the federal agents protecting him, the only one he can trust is Ryan... See full summary »

Director: Dwight H. Little
Stars: Brandon Lee, Powers Boothe, Nick Mancuso
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Colonel Braddock launches a mission deep into the jungles of Vietnam to find the POW camp that he escaped from and free the Americans still held captive there.

Director: Joseph Zito
Stars: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress
Hangfire (1991)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A town has been taken hostage. Who will win the battle? Only the mighty will survive.

Director: Peter Maris
Stars: Brad Davis, Kim Delaney, Ken Foree
Betrayed (1988)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.

Director: Costa-Gavras
Stars: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard
Airport 1975 (1974)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.

Director: Jack Smight
Stars: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.

Director: Stephen King
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington
The Return (1980)
Sci-Fi | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Two young children and an adult in a small town have an encounter with an alien spaceship. 25 years later the children are reunited as adults in the same town which is now beset by strange ... See full summary »

Director: Greydon Clark
Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Cybill Shepherd, Martin Landau
Streets (1990)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Serious, well-made story of runaways living in Venice, California, under the threat of a psychotic cop who is a serial killer of prostitutes.

Director: Katt Shea
Stars: Christina Applegate, David Mendenhall, Eb Lottimer
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors 40 years into the future.

Director: Stewart Raffill
Stars: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Col. Joe Haines
...
Andy Buck
...
Sharon Gale
...
Admiral
...
Tony McKee
...
Sen. Belfardo / Chief Pirate
Joe Mari Avellana ...
Han Chin (as Joe Avellana)
Rolando Tinio ...
Prof. Olmeda
Marilyn Bautista ...
Julie
Frederick Bailey ...
Navy Doctor (as Fred Bailey)
...
General (as Crispin Medina)
Cris Vertido ...
Sung Tzu
...
Esteban Belfardo
Rina Reyes ...
Madeleine
Rey Malte-Cruz ...
Roberto
Edit

Storyline

Two U.S. Marine investigators looking into a series of grisly murders in Manila discover that the crimes are tied to an amulet with a 400-year-old curse on it that has unleashed supernatural forces. There's also a woman.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

9 February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Heartstone  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(re-release)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Andrew Prowse replaced Brian Trenchard-Smith as director. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Why Horror? (2014) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Entertaining Jan Michael Vincent action movie (with a supernatural twist!)
20 October 2008 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty decent movie I thought, considering it was really a low-budget action flick. The setting is convincing - the lush, tropical Phillipines. The acting is very good. R. Lee Emery (you've seen him so many times as the Southern-drawling bad guy - like the newer "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" ) is refreshing as Col. Haines in this. He's a good guy for a change! Nancy Everhard is very good as Sharon, a TV reporter who gets possessed by an ancient Chinese monk. She has a nice svelte figure, and her quiet, intelligent persona make her much more interesting than the usual girl/love interest in these kind of action movies. Jan Michael Vincent puts in a decent performance as well. He's neither coked up or drunk in this, which is saying a lot for one of his later movies. Jan must have just gotten out of rehab when he filmed this, because he looks great. This is the gruffer, older JMV, but he's very blonde and in great physical shape (JMV fans, take note of all too brief but really great love scene with Everhard!). It's nice to see him still starring in something like this in the late 80's, getting lots of screen time, before the string of bad sci-fi/erotic films he made in the 90's, in which he appears for only a few minutes. Overall, it's worth a look, especially if you are a JMV fan (like me!).


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?