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Shadow Builder (1998)

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A demon is summoned to take the soul of a young boy who has the potential to become a saint. By doing this he will open a doorway to hell and destroy the world.

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An evil Archbishop of the Catholic Church summons a demon to try and destroy the world. The summoners are killed, but the demon escapes to hunt down its needed victim. The victim soon turns out to be a child that has the potential to become a saint. After ravaging the town and turning its citizens upon themselves, the demon soon locates and captures his prey. Written by Gothbert <gothbert@cyberramp.net>

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Rated R for horror violence/gore, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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7 February 1998 (Japan)  »

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The credits show the film as "introducing" Kevin Zegers, but, counting both theatrical and TV movies, this is his eleventh feature role. See more »

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A woman strips down to her panties next to the large cross but when she is shown again she has her skirt back on. See more »

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Maggie: What is a priest doing with two nine millimeter cannons?
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not "a failure", but not a Godfather either
15 June 2003 | by (Madrid, Spain) – See all my reviews

The movie is not a failure, it has a good story (because of the good writer). Visual Effects look good (I didn't like the eclipse ones tho, those were...shit!). It's still good as a only on video movie. The shadow builder and it's dogs look good. Very good acting by Michael Rooker. It can be noticed that Kevin Zeggers will look good when he's older, but anyways, he doesn't do a very good acting in this movie. The movie, however it is, it's familiar to all of us. It's another Devil , Light and a good priest movie. Like Posessed (altho posessed was much better than this). The movie is entertaining, but it isn't a piece of art. 6/10


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