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The Power (1984)

R | | Horror | 20 January 1984 (USA)
A man comes into possession of an ancient Aztec doll. However, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, which takes over his body.

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Stephen Carpenter (screenplay), Stephen Carpenter (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzy Stokey Suzy Stokey ... Sandy (as Susan Stokey)
Warren Lincoln Warren Lincoln ... Jerry
Lisa Erickson Lisa Erickson ... Julie
Chad Christian Chad Christian ... Tommy
Ben Gilbert Ben Gilbert ... Matt
Chris Morrill Chris Morrill ... Ron Prince
Rod Mays Rod Mays ... Lee McKennah
J. Dinan Myrtetus J. Dinan Myrtetus ... Francis Lott
Jay Fisher Jay Fisher ... Raphael
Costy Basile Costy Basile ... Jorge
Juan del Valle Juan del Valle ... Jeep Driver
Alice Champlin Alice Champlin ... Roxanne
Gabe Cohen Gabe Cohen ... Marty
Milton Robinson Milton Robinson ... Jack
Steve Nagle Steve Nagle ... Driver
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A man comes into possession of an ancient Aztec doll. However, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, which takes over his body.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Intruder See more »

Filming Locations:

Redondo Beach, California, USA

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Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Not worth your time
16 April 2006 | by TikkinSee all my reviews

The Power started off looking promising but soon became boring and tedious to watch. The plot is about an ancient Aztec doll that takes possession of those who own it. The idea is "decent enough" and this film would have been fairly entertaining had it been done better. However after the first ten minutes or so it soon becomes boring; we don't get any good death scenes and have to listen to loads of talking. At the end one of the possessed men meets his death by melting away in front of two girls, but it's not very interesting and definitely not gory.

I wouldn't recommend The Power to any horror or slasher fan as there's little to be gained from it.


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