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Satan's Little Helper (2004)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 6 May 2004 (USA)
A naive young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Graham ...
Dean Whooly
Dan Ziskie ...
Joyce R. Korbin ...
Mrs. Tishbaum (as Joyce Korbin)
Antonio Ardolino ...
Hunter (as Anthony Ardolino)
Christian Robert Varley ...
He Head
JoAnna Beckson ...
She Head (as Joanna Bechsen)
Larry 'Ratso' Sloman ...
Mayor Flarin
Mrs. Flarin


During Halloween, theater student Jenna Whooly returns to Bell Island to spend the holiday with her family and her boyfriend Alex Martin, a classmate of hers who was also raised on the island. Her younger brother Douglas "Dougie" Whooly is very attached to Jenna and is fascinated with the video game "Satan's Little Helper," and he becomes jealous with the presence of Alex. He leaves home wearing his costume of Satan's little helper, seeking Satan himself on the streets so he can ask him to kill Alex. Dougie meets a serial killer who, coincidently, is wearing a costume of Satan and decides to help him. He brings the insane murderer home, and Jenna and her mother Merrill Whooly believe that the masked killer is Alex acting like Satan to please Dougie. Later, the boy walks with the maniac along the streets, helping him to terrorize the locals. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Sometimes evil needs a helping hand. See more »


Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 May 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Au service de Satan  »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


A pill bottle reappears on one of the shelves as Satan steals the bottles. See more »


[first lines]
Douglas "Dougie" Whooly: [off-camera] Ten points. Fifty points. Bonus points! A hundred points! Mom, he's ripping his guts out!
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated in loving memory to Ernest Pintoff. See more »


References Scream (1996) See more »


Diamonds Aren't Forever
(when you're dead)
Written by Joe Sears
Performed by Thirteenth Tribe
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Best horror film I have seen in a long time
25 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

This film is excellent. Really surprised that it was so enjoyable and was directed by Jeff Lieberman who did another of my favourites - 'Just Before Dawn'. It's got the Halloween atmosphere and the main Satan character is played brilliantly. Definitely recommend this to anyone after a decent film to watch at Halloween or comedy/horror fans. This film kicks butt! The best scene in this film is the one with the cat but the shots of Satan putting his victims in the garden also stand out. With a film this good it surprises me that Jeff Lieberman has made very few films. Hopefully he will make more now! It's certainly better than the majority of horrors released these days and didn't have any CGI monsters in it!

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