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Black Devil Doll from Hell (1984)

Not Rated | | Horror | Video 1984
A woman buys a doll at a magic shop. Unbeknownst to her, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, and it proceeds to take her over.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shirley L. Jones Shirley L. Jones ... Helen Black
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gladys Ames Gladys Ames ... Church Member #1
Bernard Brown Bernard Brown ... Club Dancer #2
Jacqueline Coats Jacqueline Coats ... Church Member #2
Sharada F. Coats Sharada F. Coats ... Church Member #3
Toshia Coats Toshia Coats ... Church Member #4
Loneo Davis Loneo Davis ... Church Member #5
Obie Dunson Obie Dunson ... Preacher (as Rev. Obie Dunson)
Tommie Graham Tommie Graham ... Club Dancer #1
Onita Green Onita Green ... Club Dancer #3
Arlether Harris Arlether Harris ... Church Member #6
Randolph L. Helton Randolph L. Helton ... Church Member #7 (as Randolpj L. Helton)
Denise Hill Denise Hill ... Church Member #8
Thalia Holloway Thalia Holloway ... Second Buyer
Jeanine Johican Jeanine Johican ... Church Friend
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Storyline

A woman buys an antique doll at a thrift store and does not realize that it is cursed. The doll uses its powers to seduce her while she is asleep and then escape back to the store. She starts to lose interest in sexual activities with her partners as the doll is able to give her a much better satisfaction, so she sets out to find it, but with deadly consequences. Written by Sean D Wallace

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Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Puppet See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Budget:

$8,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

CNT Production Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The dummy's cornrow hairstyle was done as a tribute to singer Rick James. See more »

Goofs

In Anna Holiday's credit, 'Photography' is misspelled as 'Phography.' See more »

Quotes

The Doll: [sniffs, then shouts] Did you just fart, bitch?
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Crazy Credits

" ? " as Black devil doll See more »

Alternate Versions

There is an alternative cut of the movie that features a heavy-metal soundtrack, a different credit sequence, and a faster pace See more »

Connections

Referenced in Return to the Quadead Zone (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

I Am Not Just A Playboy
Performed by Andrew D. Durden
Lyrics by Andrew D. Durden
Music by John Cooke
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Evil Rasta Puppet tortures Nice Lady to bad music
3 April 2004 | by imdb@stranko.comSee all my reviews

Brilliantly sincerely evil and naive. It could be compared to John Waters work in it's disregard for societal racial, drug and sexual taboos even tho I think they were going more for a PUPPET MASTER vibe. The plot is less convoluted than that of PUPPET MASTER (nice lady goes to open air market, buys cute rasta dummy/puppet, takes it home, puppet raises hell, smokes pot, is mean and gives her oral sex.) This movie is worth seeing - if you can find it. The soundtrack is Phillip Glass minimal and the sex scenes with the puppet are shockingly bad/funny. Beyond so bad it's good, so crinchingly terrible it's wonderful. Laugh your way through scenes never intended to be funny while you groove to the fumbled 2 finger synth sound track.


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