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The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)

GP | | Horror | 6 August 1971 (USA)
A family is trapped in a desert town by a cult of senior-citizens who recruit the town's children to worship Satan.

Director:

Bernard McEveety

Writers:

L.Q. Jones, Sean MacGregor (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Strother Martin ... Doc Duncan
L.Q. Jones ... Sheriff
Charles Bateman ... Ben
Ahna Capri ... Nicky
Charles Robinson Charles Robinson ... Priest
Alvy Moore ... Tobey
Helene Winston Helene Winston ... Dame Alice
Joyce Easton Joyce Easton ... Mildred Meadows
Debi Storm Debi Storm ... Billie Joe
Jeff Williams Jeff Williams ... Stuart
Judith McConnell ... Phyllis (as Judy McConnell)
Robert Ward Robert Ward ... Mike
Geri Reischl ... K.T.
Kevin McEveety Kevin McEveety ... Child
Alyson Moore Alyson Moore ... Child
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Storyline

A family is trapped in a desert town by a cult of senior-citizens who recruit the town's children to worship Satan.

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During the day, witches look like everybody else...but at night holds a California town in the grip of terror. See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

GP | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Come in Children See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Cast members Charles Bateman and Judith McConnell would later star together on the soap opera "Santa Barbara." See more »

Crazy Credits

There is a credit for "Nepotists". See more »

Connections

Featured in Movie Macabre: The Brotherhood of Satan (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Prince of Darkness
Written by Jaime Mendoza-Nava
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Surreal and creepy!
10 December 2001 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"Brotherhood of Satan" is one of the most underrated horror films of all times.Why it hasn't achieved a cult status is beyond me.This is a chilling tale of terror and witchcraft which contains one of the most powerful and disturbing climaxes in the annals of screen horror.In the small American town some children have disappeared and their parents been violently murdered.What is the cause of hysteria?The film is really eerie,some scenes are genuinely unnerving and definitely not easily forgotten.The suspense never lets up,the acting is really good,and the climax is bizarre and disturbing.Check out this forgotten gem of satanic horror.Absolutely recommended.


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