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The Convent (2000)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy | Horror  -  10 July 2000 (UK)
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A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.

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Mo
Jim Golden ...
Biff
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Sapphira (as Chaton Itae)
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Saul
Oakley Stevenson ...
Young Christine
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Father Ryan
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A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, and for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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Le couvent  »

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ESP 5,195,736 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Mo: Look frat boy. I'm a virgin. I'm certainly not losin' it to some player like you. Savin' myself for... Marilyn Manson.
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Dream Weaver
Performed by Dead Girls Corporation
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A fun throwback
15 December 2001 | by (IN) – See all my reviews

Ahhh, this movie is in every way completely ridiculuous. The Actors seemed to have a good time, and so did I. It's very reminiscent of the better low-budget 80's stuff, with cheesy acting, cheesy dialog, and cheesy humor. But I love that kind of stuff. And clocking in at about 1 hour and 12 mins., it's very fast-paced. I noticed that the male characters were incredibly stupid, while most of the females were pretty smart. I thought this was hilarious and made the film kind of a parody of the aforementioned 80's flicks. If you like stuff like "Night of the Demons" or maybe "Return of the Living Dead," "The Convent" is in the same spirit. You get to see lots of goofy stuff, but the monsters are pretty cool, and sort of serious, and it's got a pretty good bloodflow. And Adrienne Barbeau is a blast as the vet demon killer. My only complaint is that the ending seems a bit rushed, and poorly edited. But Mr. Mendez is one to watch.


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