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Evilspeak (1981)

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An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer.

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Eric Weston

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Joseph Garofalo (screenplay), Eric Weston (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clint Howard ... Stanley Coopersmith
R.G. Armstrong ... Sarge
Joe Cortese ... Reverend Jameson (as Joseph Cortese)
Claude Earl Jones ... Coach
Haywood Nelson ... Kowalski
Don Stark ... Bubba Caldwell
Charles Tyner ... Colonel Kincaid
Hamilton Camp ... Hauptman
Louie Gravance Louie Gravance ... Jo Jo
Jim Greenleaf Jim Greenleaf ... Ox
Lynn Hancock Lynn Hancock ... Miss Friedemeyer
Loren Lester ... Charlie Boy
Kathy McCullen Kathy McCullen ... Kelly
Lenny Montana ... Jake
Leonard D'John Leonard D'John ... Tony
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Storyline

An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer. Written by Humberto Amador

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Remember the little kid you used to pick on? Well, he's a big boy now. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

26 February 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Evilspeaks See more »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (R-rated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of the professors at the academy is a Captain named "Hauptman", who speaks with a crisp German accent - "Hauptmann" means "captain" in German Army terminology used during WWII, which is fitting given the character's age and the school's evil miasma. See more »

Goofs

Obvious dummies in a number of gore scenes, the dummies' bodies and body parts are often different colors and sizes than the actors' real bodies. Most obvious is the dummy used in the opening decapitation scene. The actress's breasts change size and her nipple and skin color changes before she is beheaded. See more »

Quotes

Father Esteban: I will return.
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Alternate Versions

The U.S. release was heavily censored to earn an "R" rating rather than an "X". Among the cut material: a naked woman is eaten alive in her bathtub by satanically driven boars, heads are lopped off and cloven in two, limbs removed, a heart is ripped, still beating from the chest See more »

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Featured in Satan's Pigs & Severed Heads: Making Evilspeak (2014) See more »

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best damn horror movie of the genre
10 November 2004 | by rcasper69See all my reviews

First of all, don't believe what other users are out there trying to tell you about this movie being crap.They don't know what REAL horror is all about, they believe that jason and freddy are true horror and gore,not at all.I grew up watching truly good horror like evilspeak,dr. butcher.these movies were some of the greats,where they can actually show gore and all,,not like movies now where you see a knife and the next screen shows them dead,that's not horror and it doesn't even scare kids whatsoever.anyway back to evilspeak,it has its share of gore,don't believe otherwise,the movie is a great revenge plot by a young clint howard and I'm still amazed to this day at the special efx for that period,damn great.I give it a two thumbs up.Definitely a must see for TRUE and REAL gore fans alike,not recommended for people who didn't grow up in that time.Again,still the best damn movie for its time.10 thumbs up


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