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Equinox (1970)

Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor.

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Jack Woods, Dennis Muren (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Mark Thomas McGee (story), Jack Woods
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Edward Connell Edward Connell ... David Fielding
Barbara Hewitt ... Susan Turner
Frank Bonner ... Jim Hudson (as Frank Boers Jr.)
Robin Christopher Robin Christopher ... Vicki
Jack Woods Jack Woods ... Asmodeus
James Phillips James Phillips ... Reporter Sloan (as Jim Phillips)
Fritz Leiber Jr. Fritz Leiber Jr. ... Dr. Arthur Waterman (as Fritz Leiber)
Patrick Burke Patrick Burke ... Branson
Jim Duron Jim Duron ... Orderly
Sharon Gray Sharon Gray
Louis Clayton Louis Clayton
Norvelle Brooks Norvelle Brooks
Irving L. Lichtenstein Irving L. Lichtenstein
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Storyline

Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor. Written by Todd Schoonover

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It was a peaceful mountain retreat until IT came home... See more »


Certificate:

M/PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Beast See more »

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Budget:

$65,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Tonylyn Productions Inc. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The son of film actor Ed Begley, Ed Begley Jr. is the assistant cameraman on this film. See more »

Goofs

Vicki's hair changes length constantly, sometimes in the middle of a scene. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
David Fielding: Susan? Susan! Su - !
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Crazy Credits

On the final blackout the words "THE END" appear and are then faded out to be replaced by a "?" See more »

Connections

Version of The Equinox... A Journey Into the Supernatural (1967) See more »

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Great movie! I loved it
23 November 2004 | by rm5700See all my reviews

I love this movie, could watch it over and over...

The reason I like it so much is just the whole idea behind it. Plus the claymation is pretty cool! The way they act is hilarious (to me anyway), almost like an old Leave it to Beaver, the way they talked in those episodes. Combine that with what they are up against, and the contrast between the 2 is great!!

It shows how good a film can be without spending $100 million. Evil Dead is another one that comes to mind when I think of this movie.

I won't spoil anything, but sometimes they use a fisheye lens when things are getting insane/over the top, and Dennis Muren has done some great work in famous films since this was made.


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