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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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Cast

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Clorissa
Richard Trapp ...
Frijole
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Chad (as Jason Dax Miller)
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Kaitlin
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Brant
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Mo
Jim Golden ...
Biff
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Sapphira (as Chaton Itae)
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Adult Christine
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Dickie-Boy
David Gunn ...
Saul
Oakley Stevenson ...
Young Christine
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Father Ryan
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Officer Starkey
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Officer Ray
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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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10 July 2000 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Le couvent  »

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ESP 5,195,736 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Saul: The time is nigh for you to take your first step into darkness, so why don't you take the Dagger of Dispair, you know and plunge into thine virginal heart?
[none of Saul's followers move]
Saul: ...Today.
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Bargain bin masterpiece
9 March 2011 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Hell yeah! That's pretty much the feeling the average person will have throughout this compact and action-filled piece of garbage. It's an incredibly crazy, riveting and somewhat moronic 75 minutes, it's the kind of project that defines what B-list horror should be all about. The hilarious (in a sadistic way) opening immediately drags you in, and the movie just utterly refuses to let you go after that. Demonic zombie nuns, fluorescent(!) blood, hot chicks, washed-up gangsta rapper Coolio playing a cop, I thank God for showing me all this pure uncut greatness. If all this stuff can't get your attention, I really don't know what will. The Adrienne Barbeau appearance is just icing on the cake, brilliant role. Of course this movie isn't particularly well-made or well-written, but I stopped caring roughly ten seconds in. Loads of fun.


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