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The Haunting of Morella (1990)

A witch is put to death in Colonial America, leaving her husband and infant daughter behind. Seventeen years later, the daughter has grown up and stands to inherit money set up by her ... See full summary »

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A witch is put to death in Colonial America, leaving her husband and infant daughter behind. Seventeen years later, the daughter has grown up and stands to inherit money set up by her mother's family. Now that the stage is set, the mother wants to return to life by taking over her daughter's body. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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9 February 1990 (USA)  »

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El hechizo de Morella  »

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$1,547,867 (USA)
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Goofs

At 30 minutes when Lenora is walking through the house, holding a candelabrum, the candles vary in length during the sequence of clips. See more »

Quotes

Coel: One more feeding, my love, and you'll be fully resurrected.
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Worst movie I've ever seen
25 March 2004 | by (Orange Park, FL) – See all my reviews

On my list of top ten worst movies of all time, it's debatable between Superman III and The Haunting of Morella, but I'd put this as #1 worst. Stupid movie. Not only morally bankrupt, but from what I have understood, bore no resemblance whatsoever to the Edgar Allen Poe story. They seemed to keep adding character after character to the point where it became difficult to keep all of the characters straight. I went with a group of friends, and we resoundingly agreed that this one stunk. The plot was so convoluted that I couldn't even follow what exactly was going on half the time. This seemed like a bad B movie that they stuck Edgar Allen Poe's name on to give it some clout, but Poe would probably turn over in his grave on this one.


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