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The Force of Evil (1977)

TV Movie  |   |  Thriller  |  13 March 1977 (USA)
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A murderer on parole victimizes a family against whom he holds a grudge.

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Dr. Yale Carrington
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Maggie Carrington
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Cindy Carrington
William Watson ...
Teddy Jakes
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Sheriff Floyd Carrington
William Kirby Cullen ...
John Carrington
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Deputy Jones
Cindy Eilbacher ...
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Steve Itkin ...
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A murderer on parole victimizes a family against whom he holds a grudge.

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This originally was an episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1977). The first 3 or 4 minutes of the TV episode version was uploaded to YouTube. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) See more »

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Very memorable and cool
23 June 2004 | by (Washington D.C.) – See all my reviews

I remember this movie 27 years later so that should do justice to its staying power! Without giving away anything, suffice to say I recall the movie being thrilling, in a 1970's sort of way (those were more innocent days for everyone). William Watson turns in a really good performance as the scary guy too!

What I also find interesting is the cast: Lloyd Bridges is good in anything he does and Eve Plumb, for those who may not remember, was Jan Brady and later tried (more or less unsuccessfully) to branch out into TV. If I recall she was in a movie about a girl who had multiple personality syndrome.

The ending of this film, if I recall was especially scary, again, for the time.


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