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The Cellar (1989)

PG-13 | | Horror | 4 November 1989 (Japan)
A young boy finds an ancient Comanche monster spirit in the basement of his home. His parents don't believe him, so he must kill the monster alone.


(as Kevin S. Tenney)


(short story) (as David Henry Keller M.D.), (screen story) | 2 more credits »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mance Cashen
Emily Cashen
T.C. van Houten
Michael Wren ...
Chief Sam John
Lou Perryman ...
Kyle Boatwright (as Lou Perry)
Alex Pederson ...
Tommy Boatwright
Anthony Childs ...
Ryan Childs ...
Mindy Spence ...
Girl in Schoolyard
Boy with Plane
Sandra G. Katzel ...
Steven Suggs ...
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A young boy finds an ancient Comanche monster spirit in the basement of his home. His parents don't believe him, so he must kill the monster alone. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <Pkojovic@concentric.net>

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Anthony II - Die Bestie kehrt zurück  »

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Kevin Tenney took over as director after the previous director, John Woodward, left early in the production of this film. See more »

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Slow start but pays off
1 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Ther Cellar isn't brilliant but it does have its good points. It starts off very slowly and for the most part of the first half, it's boring. Things start looking up in the second half though, as we are introduced to the monster. The cellar setting is very effective, as are the tunnels where the monster lives. There is a suspenseful scene close to the end where the father locks his son in the kitchen to prove that "there's no monster". Of course, the monster comes out to attack the boy.

I wouldn't urge anyone to seek this out, but fans of cheap 80's horror might want to add it to their collection.

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