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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Chris Hatcher
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Larry Eggers (as Gordon M. Woolvett)
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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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When God created light, the first shadow was born. See more »


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Rated R for horror violence/gore, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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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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I have seen A LOT worse
6 March 2000 | by (Minot, North Dakota) – See all my reviews

For once, someone had a small special effects budget, and got the most out of it, while still coming up with a compelling story. I never saw where the director was going with it, so the everything was very surprising. Good performances, good direction, good effects, and good script. Give it an 8, and a chance.


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