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The Alchemist (1983)

R | | Horror | March 1986 (USA)
A man seeks revenge on an evil magician who placed a curse on him.

Director:

Charles Band (as James Amante)

Writer:

Alan J. Adler (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Robert Ginty ... Aaron McCallum
Lucinda Dooling Lucinda Dooling ... Lenora Sinclair (as Lucinda Dooline)
John Sanderford ... Cameron
Viola Kates Stimpson Viola Kates Stimpson ... Esther (as Viola Kate Stimpson)
Robert Glaudini ... DelGatto
Tony Abatemarco ... Demon
Billy Scudder Billy Scudder ... Demon
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A man seeks revenge on an evil magician who placed a curse on him.

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Every 100 years the gates of HELL open... imagine what lurks on the other side, then imagine it coming through! See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Alquimista See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Filmed in 1981. See more »

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Featured in You Won't Stop Screaming (1998) See more »

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Alchemy doesn't work in film either.
1 July 2001 | by silversprdaveSee all my reviews

This movie doesn't have a clear plot and seems almost patched together. I saw it in theatrical release in 1986 and noticed that the film was copyrighted in 1981 - and the IMDB lists it as 1984. Obviously something got fouled up with this movies production, and the resulting film shows it. There is one good 20 minute segment involving some spooky goings on on a lonely, dark road - but that seen seems to be out of place in the movie.

I rated this movie a "2" - so that is almost, but not quite as bad as it gets.


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