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The Devil's Child (1997)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Drama, Thriller, Horror  |  26 October 1997 (USA)
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A young woman's mother wants her to bear Satan's child.

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Nikki DeMarco
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Ruby Martin
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Tim
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Eva
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Father Domenico
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Larry Holden ...
Todd Gilman
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Rose DeMarco
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Alexander Rotha
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Young Nikki
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Detective Repp
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Dr. Zimmerman
Martin Davidson ...
Max
Laura Hinsberger ...
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Nick Roth ...
Sam
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A woman's mother makes a last-minute deal with the Devil to save her daughter's life, not realizing that her daughter's life is her stake. The daughter lives but with no chance of children. 20 years later, she mysteriously becomes pregnant after meeting a dashing stranger. Yet people are dying around her... Written by Megalion <davoter@pulp-fiction.com>

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Devil to Pay  »

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Tim: I think you should do it. No, I really think you should take this job.
Nikki DeMarco: Why do you care what I do?
Tim: Because I have been madly in love with you since the day we met, and if you miss out on a great opprotunity my heart will shatter into millions of pieces.
Nikki DeMarco: Oh Tim, don't sell yourself short.
Tim: You're right. I am just one of those guys 'be quiet, say something stupid and let it blow up in my face.'
Nikki DeMarco: Tell you what. You love me? Pay my tip.
[kisses Tim goodbye]
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Unbelievable supernatural (moralistic?) movie
25 August 2000 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

Though this is a supernatural film, it is still unbelievable in some sense. Seeing that the Devil has powers all that live on earth (in this movie), why can't he simply appear when Kim is about to leave with the child, but instead allows her to take him away for good? Couldn't he make her fall along the way and then just pick the baby up? Or send someone to shoot her and then pick up the baby? Since he can command a girl to kill Lilliard's character, this shows he has powers over the mind, so why didn't he?

Another grouse I have is that why does every supernatural movie with Christian overtones always involve the Catholic church? Don't the denominations believe in the soul and the devil as well? It get boring after a while when you forever see the Catholic church as either the Saviour of the world or the Scourge of the world.

Anyway, the moral of this story is: don't promise what you later would regret.


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