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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 ... 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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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

THX 1138 (1971) was shown as a double feature with this film. See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Witches (1996) See more »

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Adonay
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Too smart for it's own good!
18 November 2000 | by cfc_canSee all my reviews

When I first saw this movie, I hated it as it made little sense. Watching it a second time was good because I discovered that it did have some intelligence to it. However, it's probably too intelligent for the audience it intended to attract. The plot conecrens the inhabitants of a small town who are into witchcraft, attempting to kidnap children for evil purposes and the efforts of a family passing through the town to unravel the mystery. Though not particularly scary, it does have some moments which really stand out and are not easily forgotten. It's also nice to see Strother Martin (an underrated actor) getting to play a lead role.


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