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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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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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Goddamn Demons, Always Something With The Virgins!
25 January 2006 | by (Sleesburg, VA.) – See all my reviews

I just saw this film for the first time and I must admit it was rather enjoyable. This movie obviously gives tribute to many films such as "Demons", "Night of the Demons", "Evil Dead", etc. The movie is very fast paced, filled with random gore scenes and a few familiar faces for those of you who know your horror movies.

The movie starts off with a young woman walking into a church/convent and slaughtering all the nuns that she sees. 40 years later, a group of what would appear to be stereotypical dumb college frat kids who are out one night looking for a good time. Of course they go to the old convent where the massacre took place 40 years in the past. After most of them are chased away by the police (Coolio and Bill Mossely) the one that stayed behind is sacrificed by a bunch of loser wanna be goth kids. This is where the movie finally picks up as the rest of it is a blood bath mixed with humor and gore.

I must say the beginning of the movie was really bad with the stereotypical college kids but if you can hold out for about 15 minutes it really is all worth the while. Now, the version of the movie I just got claims to be the full uncut version which would make sense because most of the reviews I have read say they wish the movie was more gory. This movie was plenty gory, at least enough to keep my slaughter appetite in check. Also look for Adrienne Barbou kicking serious butt in the last 15 minutes of the movie. 7/10 stars


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