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Black Devil Doll from Hell (1984)

Not Rated | | Horror | Video 1984
A woman buys a doll at a magic shop. Unbeknownst to her, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, and it proceeds to take her over.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shirley L. Jones ...
Helen Black
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gladys Ames ...
Church Member #1
Bernard Brown ...
Club Dancer #2
Jacqueline Coats ...
Church Member #2
Sharada F. Coats ...
Church Member #3
Toshia Coats ...
Church Member #4
Loneo Davis ...
Church Member #5
Obie Dunson ...
Preacher (as Rev. Obie Dunson)
Tommie Graham ...
Club Dancer #1
Onita Green ...
Club Dancer #3
Arlether Harris ...
Church Member #6
Randolph L. Helton ...
Church Member #7 (as Randolpj L. Helton)
Denise Hill ...
Church Member #8
Thalia Holloway ...
Second Buyer
Jeanine Johican ...
Church Friend
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Storyline

A woman buys an antique doll at a thrift store and does not realize that it is cursed. The doll uses its powers to seduce her while she is asleep and then escape back to the store. She starts to lose interest in sexual activities with her partners as the doll is able to give her a much better satisfaction, so she sets out to find it, but with deadly consequences. Written by Sean D Wallace

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Not Rated

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1984 (USA)  »

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The Puppet  »

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$8,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The doll's head fell off during the filming of the sex scene. See more »

Goofs

During the rape scene as the puppet stands at the foot of the bed and says "Here's Johnny" the operators arm can be seen on the left. See more »

Quotes

The Doll: [sniffs, then shouts] Did you just fart, bitch?
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits last for approximately 6 minutes 45 seconds. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Cinema Snob: Black Devil Doll from Hell (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Look What You Have Done
Performed by Andrew D. Durden
Music by John Cooke
Lyrics by Chester Novell Turner (as Chester N. Turner)
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This is It! The Undisputed King of Terrible Movies...
12 March 2007 | by (Detroit) – See all my reviews

I have spent a rather disproportionate amount of my life seeking out bad, obscure, horrific, insane, and exploitative film/video trash. That being said, this incredible movie occupies a very special spot in my Heart. No movie I have EVER sat thru even comes close to the sheer, mind-numbing ineptitude on display here. ..

From the amazing trance-inducing Casio excreted soundtrack, to the unparalleled videography on display, 'Black Devil Doll From Hell' truly stuns...

If you can actually sit thru this entire movie in one sitting whilst sober(I was able to once), you should be given some sort of award. The proceedings crawl along at the pace of a Quallude-ridden slug...

Do not let that deter you from cinema-history. Some of the hottest love scenes ever committed to celluloid (oh wait, this is video), await the daring viewer. I will not reveal anymore. Hearing about the content of this movie is absolutely no substitute for actually witnessing it...

If you consider yourself to be a connoisseur of the bizarre, the bad, and the trashy; there is no excuse for not running out and acquiring this masterpiece. I obtained mine via Ebay for a mere $10- It was the best $10 I have ever spent in my entire life. I would gladly pay $500 for this incredible Masterwork. Stop what you are doing right now and GET THIS MOVIE!


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