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Evil Altar (1988)

R | | Horror | 27 July 1989 (USA)
In the small town of Red Rock, a devil-worshipping cult, in league with the local sheriff, kidnaps victims for sacrifice.

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Teri Connors
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Stu Connors
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Harry Ballard
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Troy Long (as Marcus Wyatt)
Patrick Fahey ...
Warren Garrett
Norman Shore ...
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In the small town of Red Rock, a devil-worshipping cult, in league with the local sheriff, kidnaps victims for sacrifice.

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There is a border between good and evil... This town is on the edge of hell.

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Altar do Diabo  »

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[To the Sheriff.]
Reed Weller: I gave you this badge. You belong to me like this city, too. Nobody can ever get out from a contract with Reed Weller. Don't ever forget this!
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Plebeian little black magic stinker
22 June 2010 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

An evil Satanic occultist keeps the denizens and law enforcement of a small U.S. community in a stranglehold with his supernatural powers. He also regularly dispatches his hulking indentured drudge to abduct children so that they may be used as barter with the Devil.

A man and his son stop at a fuel station in said town, and quickly find themselves sucked into the mysterious local quandary. A search for the missing soon commences as the clock ticks away toward a scheduled blood rite...the sacrifice which will bestow the warlock with eternal life.

A barely commensurate product, EVIL ALTAR's base material is dull in the first place, and worse yet, it's given a stolid, roustabout production which lacks imagination and tenacity. This is cookie-cutter stuff which may be of menial interest to only the most cursive B-horror zealots.

3.5/10


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