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The Jar (1984)

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A motorist who comes upon an auto accident finds a bottle at the scene. The bottle contains a demon who proceeds to possess him.

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A motorist who comes upon an auto accident finds a bottle at the scene. The bottle contains a demon who proceeds to possess him.

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unspeakable in it's own awfulness!
24 February 2003 | by (pembroke,massachusetts.) – See all my reviews

There are no words to describe how horribly wretched this movie is. Nothing in this movie works. The pace is horribly slow and the script could have been written by a second-grader. There are no words to describe how awful this is.


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