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Terror (1978)

R | | Horror | 26 October 1979 (USA)
The descendants of a witch hunting family and their close friends are stalked and killed by a mysterious entity.

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(as Norman.J.Warren)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... James Garrick
... Ann Garrick
... Philip
Sarah Keller ... Suzy
... Viv
... Carol Tucker
... Gary
Rosie Collins ... Diane
Chuck Julian ... Phil the Greek
Elaine Ives-Cameron ... Dolores Hamilton
Patti Love ... Hannah
Mary Maude ... Lady Garrick
... Lord Garrick
Peter Craze ... The Director
... Curtis the Actor (as Peter Atiard)
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Royal descendants feel the wrath of the curse of condemned witch Mad Dolly, who spews forth her prophecy while she is burned at the stake. The victims suffer death by having their heads removed in various fashions, getting their limbs caught in animal traps, knife wounds, and other methods of medieval torture. Written by Ørnås

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Have You Ever Felt An Evil Presence All Around You ... ? See more »

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De repente, llegó el terror  »

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Posters for director Norman J. Warren's previous film, Evil Heritage (1976), and Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973) are visible in James' office. See more »

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L.E. Mack ... Mad Dolly is after the Dolly Grip that pushes James Aubrey down the stairs See more »

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Norman J. Warren's low budget classic
10 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

I like this little late 70's horror film because it is so atmospheric and even though it's stupid at times, it is also interesting and pretty intensive. It is not great like "real" horror classics but it is certainly a great B horror experience.

There's no point in describing plot because it is pretty messy. It deals with supernatural powers which possess a house inhabited by a film group.

The effects are nice but mostly I liked the "demonic" atmosphere which is at its greatest at the end of the film. I just wonder how they made that "video/filmtape strangulation or whatever" scene at the end. Warren has also made the legendary INSEMINOID which I liked also but the fans of movies like Alien or other mainstream films may not like it. If you are open minded and appreciate low budget horror films with innovation then I think you'll like TERROR and other Warren's films.

7 out of ten.


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