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Catacombs (1988)

R  |   |  Horror  |  24 March 1993 (USA)
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A demon is trapped in a monastery. 400 years later a young girl arrives at the monastery to study.

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Father John Durham
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Brother Orsini
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Brother Marinus
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Elizabeth Magrino
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Brother Timothy
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Brother Terrel
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Antonia
Nicola Morelli ...
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Brother Martino
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Brother Brandt
Leslie Thomas ...
Brother Agostino
Giordano Falzoni ...
Brother Callisto
G. Ferretti ...
Brother Angelo
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A demon is trapped in a monastery. 400 years later a young girl arrives at the monastery to study.

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This movie was shot in twenty days: Ten days were done in a studio and the other ten days were filmed on location in a monastery in Terni, Italy. See more »

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Not bad
31 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Catacombs isn't a bad film, the actors are quite believable and do a good job, and the story keeps you mildly engaged. However, this isn't really a proper horror film as there is little gore or scares. There's a lot of mumbo jumbo about demons which is hard to follow. Apparently it's all to do with a demon trapped underneath the monastery, causing strange things to happen.

There was one good scene where a statue of Jesus comes alive and kills a man, and I suspect anyone deeply religious would be offended by Catacombs for this reason. I wouldn't recommend this film to horror fans as it's neither here nor there. It's not bad but not that great either.


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