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Dark August (1976)

A man accidentally runs down a young girl and has a curse placed on him by the girl's father, an occultist. He goes to a spiritualist for help in fighting the curse.

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Adrianna Putnam
J.J. Barry ...
Sal Devito
Carolyne Barry ...
Jackie (as Carole Shelyne)
Kate McKeown ...
Lesley
Frank Bongiorno ...
Theo
William Robertson ...
The Grandfather
Richard Allan Fay ...
Paul
Martin Harvey Friedberg ...
Tavern Drunk
Kenneth W. Libby ...
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Stan Shefler ...
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Kenneth Kaplan ...
2nd Deputy Sheriff
Gerry Lou ...
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Randie Wilder ...
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Karen Lewis ...
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A young girl is accidentally run down by a car driven by a careless city slicker. This careless injustice provokes the girl's grandfather into summoning his mystical powers and placing a death curse on the young man. Desperate to stave off the dire consequences of the hex, Barry seeks the counsel of a local psychic medium. Written by Ørnås

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A young girl dies...And Evil Powers from a tortured mind go out of control!!! See more »


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16 February 1978 (Colombia)  »

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12 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

A man accidentally runs down a young girl and has a curse placed on him by the girl's father, an occultist.

He goes to a spiritualist for help in fighting the curse.

A boring movie by any stretch.

Lot's of talking. Little action. Uh, guys, isn't this a horror film?

The blond is hot though. Due can't act. and walks around without a shirt.

Don't.

Yer doughy.

The basic problem with this movie is that it goes on and on with nothing really happening.

Nothing scary.

Nothing interesting.


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