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The Haunted (1991)

Unrated | | Horror | TV Movie 6 May 1991
When the Smurl family moves into a duplex, they find out its haunted.

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Cast

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Janet Smurl
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Jack Smurl
Louise Latham ...
Mary
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John (as George D. Wallace)
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Cora Miller
Stephen Markle ...
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Dorie
Allison Barron ...
Katie
Krista Murphy ...
Colleen
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Shawn
Michelle Collins ...
Erin
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Father Larson
Jake Jacobs ...
Father Kent
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The Smurl family move into their new home on Chase Street only to find that it is plagued with three spirits and a demon. The demon wants to destroy their family and they are constantly desperate until they find the Warren family to get rid of them. Written by Khelben Arunsun Blackstaff <frontier@mailhost.net>

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Shot in 22 days. See more »

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The shadow of the team filming can be seen reflected in a car at the beginning of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Jack Smurl: You better pray for me tonight hon'. Cause that is the only thing that is gonna keep me from killing somebody.
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Creepy!!!
11 August 2005 | by (Wolverhampton, England) – See all my reviews

I'm a horror movie buff (if you've read my other comments you'll know) and since i watch a lot of these i find it increasing harder to get scared which is why i welcomed this little beauty because it seriously sh*t me up! This is because the movie doesn't just give you a CGI ghost and tell you what it wants and why, instead it plays on the unknown which is the scariest thing. The low budget means the effects are no match to Hollywood blockbusters but just the shadow of black fire appearing in kitchen makes up for this because after all the simple things can have a better impact. Another scary factor is that even after the family have the ghosts exorcised and move house the shadow STILL follows them where-ever they go and considering this was based on a true story it's frightening to think this could happen to you!!! The most of the actors do an OK job playing the terrified family with the exception of the dad, he doesn't look bothered about what's going on even after he's been raped by the demon! This will interest people who love the supernatural but sceptics will obviously say it's crap.

But i think it's a great film and everyone should see it, but not on your own in the dark on Halloween like i did ha! ha!


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