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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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Reverend Jameson (as Joseph Cortese)
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Kowalski
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Colonel Kincaid
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An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer. Written by Humberto Amador

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

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Drama | Horror

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$900,000 (estimated)
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According to Clint Howard and director 'Eric Weston (I)', the original cut of the film which he submitted to the ratings board contained even more footage than the current uncut DVD release, including more special effects, as well as extensions of the bathtub death scene and the cadet having his heart ripped out. But to date their labored efforts to find a copy of this version have proven futile, and they believe it is likely gone forever. See more »

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In the first shower sequence one of the actors can be seen wearing a jockstrap. See more »

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Father Esteban: I will return.
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Featured in Evilspeak with Clint Howard (2014) See more »

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Insignificant but fun
14 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

This craptacular piece of 80's horror is especially recommended in case you're interested seeing Clint Howard star in a leading role for a change. You know him, he's the irritating and goofy looking dude who often appears as a meaningless side-character in even more meaningless horror films (The Dentist part two, the Humanoids from the Deep TV-remake etc…) I doubt many people are fascinated by his career but 'Evilspeak' is amusing to watch, nevertheless. The plot is an umpteenth variant on the favorite 80's theme where the nerdish school kid who always gets picked on avenges himself. Clint shines as the loser in this case, an unfortunate military cadet always punished by his teachers and an easy target for the other, more successful cadets. 'Evilspeak' goes beyond the standard horror format when ancient demons are summoned through a computer in the basement (?) and the whole thing becomes completely hilarious when hungry, filthy-looking pigs are used as murder weapons. Although not an intended trump for a horror film, 'Evilspeak' is incredibly funny! Especially the last 10 minutes are a must in case you're in desperate need of a laugh. The climax is exaggeratedly gore, with an outrageous Clint Howard chopping off heads in a church and unleashing pigs upon his hated classmates. Cheesy make-up effects and a deranged protagonist. Sometimes that's all there is needed to brighten up your mood.


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