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Demon Wind (1990)

With the need to investigate the mysterious death of his grandparents, Cory and his friends assemble back to the old farm where it all began, sixty years earlier.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Larson ... Cory
Francine Lapensée Francine Lapensée ... Elaine (as Francine Lapensee)
Rufus Norris ... Harcourt
Jack Forcinito ... Stacy (as Jack Vogel)
Stephen Quadros ... Chuck
Mark David Fritsche Mark David Fritsche ... Jack
Sherry Leigh Sherry Leigh ... Bonnie (as Sherry Bendorf)
Bobby Johnston Bobby Johnston ... Dell
Lynn Clark ... Terri
Richard Gabai ... Willy
Mia M. Ruiz Mia M. Ruiz ... Reena (as Mia Ruiz)
Kym Santelle Kym Santelle ... Harriet
Stella Kastner Stella Kastner ... Regina (Farm Woman)
Axel Toowey Axel Toowey ... George (Farm Husband)
Jake Jacobson Jake Jacobson ... Cory's Father
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Cory and friends visit a broken down old shack in the middle of nowhere to investigate the mysteries of his past. After realizing that his grandparents dabbled in black magic, demons and the undead begin to attack, taking Cory's friends down one by one. Written by Allan Church <AllanHC96@AOL.COM>

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It'll Blow You Away! See more »

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Horror

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Shot in 24 days from January to February 1989. See more »

Goofs

When the doll 'speaks,' you can see his hand moving the doll's head. See more »

Quotes

Chuck: They're playing our song.
Stacy: Alright, Let's dance.
[Pumps shotgun]
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Alternate Versions

German Video-Release by Madison was cut to lower violence. Nevertheless it was banned in 1991. Dutch Release (english language) is uncut See more »

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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

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Great Costume Design and Effects
31 October 2017 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Demon Wind (1990)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Corey (Eric Larson) wants to know what happened to his grandparents so he takes a group of friends out to the grounds where they died. Even though a local warns the kids not to travel there, they do it anyways and sure enough they unlock the secrets, which includes demons.

Charles Philip Moore's DEMON WIND is a rather interesting horror movie that has a lot of good things about it but also some bad things that really keeps it from being better. Going back to the 1970s there have been countless movies about people going onto sacred ground and having to battle a variety of evils. The evils here are some demons with a connection to Satan and whenever the movie is focused on them it's quite entertaining.

The biggest issue with this film is the fact that it runs way too long. At 97-minutes the film really do seem to last at least fifteen-minutes too long and it also didn't help that there were a lot of slow moments. The pacing is another issue as it just moves way too slow and this isn't helped by the extended running time. In all honesty this here was the biggest issue I had with the film and sadly it brings down the good moments.

Where the film does succeed is with its make-up and costume design. I've seen a lot of low budget movies in my life but there really aren't too many out there that contain as good of costumes as this film does. I was really impressed with the look of the demons and we're also given some pretty good bits of blood and gore as the demons rip into people. The make-up team certainly deserves a lot of credit for their work here and it's what keeps the film entertaining.

The performances are also decent for this type of production and best of all is that the cast at least make for some good characters to keep you interested in them. DEMON WIND isn't a complete success due to the issues I mentioned but if you're a fan of the genre then it's worth watching.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 1990 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Thousand Oaks, California, USA

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4-Track Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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