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Possessed by the Night (1994)

Several subplots revolve around story of mutant embryo in jar that exercises control over the lives of those who come into contact with it.

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Fred Olen Ray

Writers:

Mark Thomas McGee (screenplay), Fred Olen Ray (original story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannon Tweed ... Carol McKay
Ted Prior Ted Prior ... Howard Hansen
Sandahl Bergman ... Peggy Hansen
Chad McQueen ... Gus
Frank Sivero ... Murray Dunlap
Turhan Bey ... Calvin
Henry Silva ... Scott Lindsey
Sigal Diamant ... Receptionist
Joe Kuroda Joe Kuroda ... Mr. Wong
Byron Mann ... Fok Ping Wong
Melissa Brasselle ... Trina
Fred Olen Ray ... Waiter
Amy Rochelle Amy Rochelle ... Bikini Woman
Alan Amiel Alan Amiel ... Detective
Elana Shoshan Elana Shoshan ... Sheila
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Several subplots revolve around story of mutant embryo in jar that exercises control over the lives of those who come into contact with it. Written by Humberto Amador

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Control. Once you lose it, you'll kill to get it back.


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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 1996 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Az éjszaka megszállottja See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color
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Production completed in 1993. Premiered on VHS the following year. See more »

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Intensifying all the way

Erotica can reach to a level that is intensifying and scary at the same time. In "Possessed by the Night", it says it all. Here you have a horror script writer(Ted Prior) who goes to Chinatown and buys a strange pickled one-eyed creature. The thing in the jar does something to him both good and bad. He works on his scripts better, and he's an animal in bed. However, his wife began to get scared by his actions. It gets worse when the live-in secretary, Carol (Shannon Tweed-Simmons) enters the picture. When the supernatural aura gets to Carol, the sex games become very intense. Brought in by his boss Murray (Frank Sivero), Carol was not only sent to live with the couple, but to steal the scripts as well. Murray may be a sleaze, but he was about to get something in return he'll never forget: Double-crossed! Along with Tweed, and Sandhal Bergman, Chad McQueen plays a collector who want to go out on his own, and not take any guff from his boss. Other than sex, firepower has its part of the movie. Everyone decided to take out one another. This movie is indefinitely a class of its own. No one will ever see an erotic thriller like this one! 3 out of 5 stars.


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