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Totem (1999)

Six people find themselves inexplicably transported to a remote cabin that is surrounded by an invisible barrier. In a nearby graveyard, they discover an ancient, carved stone monument that... See full summary »

Director:

David DeCoteau (as Martin Tate)

Writers:

Charles Band (story), Neal Marshall Stevens (as Benjamin Carr)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jason Faunt ... Paul Maglia
Marissa Tait ... Alma Groves
Eric W. Edwards Eric W. Edwards ... Leonard 'Len' McKinney
Sacha Spencer ... Roz
Tyler Anderson Tyler Anderson ... Robert Cole
Alicia Lagano ... Tina Gray
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Six people find themselves inexplicably transported to a remote cabin that is surrounded by an invisible barrier. In a nearby graveyard, they discover an ancient, carved stone monument that they dub a "totem pole." Soon, they find themselves trapped in a murderous plot by malevolent forces that can control and manipulate their actions with the ultimate goal being to unleash three demonic entities from the monument. Written by JHC3

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The Shape of Nightmares to Come...

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and gore, and for pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Totem maldito See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Full Moon Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (video)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in 4 days. See more »

Alternate Versions

Some of the gorier scenes in the film were actually cut to secure an R-rating. See more »

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Edited from The Vikings (1958) See more »

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* out of 4.
3 June 2002 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

Group of people finds themselves unexplicitly drawn to a cabin out in the middle of nowhere. Once they get there, they discover that they can't leave the cabin as it is now surrounded by an invisible force field and a weird totem seems to be killing them off. Cheap, slow paced (even at 80 mins.) flick from Full Moon Productions is one of their worst efforts to date. Bad effects, wide eyed acting, not to mention an awful premise sink it.

Rated R; Violence & Profanity.


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