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The Convent (2000)

A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.

Director:

Mike Mendez

Writers:

Chaton Anderson (story), Chaton Anderson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joanna Canton ... Clorissa
Richard Trapp Richard Trapp ... Frijole
Dax Miller Dax Miller ... Chad (as Jason Dax Miller)
Renée Graham ... Kaitlin
Liam Kyle Sullivan Liam Kyle Sullivan ... Brant
Megahn Perry ... Mo
Jim Golden Jim Golden ... Biff
Chaton Anderson ... Sapphira (as Chaton Itae)
Adrienne Barbeau ... Adult Christine
Kelly Mantle ... Dickie-Boy
David Gunn David Gunn ... Saul
Oakley Stevenson Oakley Stevenson ... Young Christine
Larrs Jackson Larrs Jackson ... Father Ryan
Coolio ... Officer Starkey
Bill Moseley ... Officer Ray
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Storyline

A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.

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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, and for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 2000 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Le couvent See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Alpine Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (uncut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Mo: Look frat boy. I'm a virgin. I'm certainly not losin' it to some player like you. Savin' myself for... Marilyn Manson.
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Connections

References Braindead (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Show Me Love
Written by Coolio and Dion M. Davis
Performed by Coolio
Produced by Dion M. Davis
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A fun throwback
15 December 2001 | by rutt13-1See all my reviews

Ahhh, this movie is in every way completely ridiculuous. The Actors seemed to have a good time, and so did I. It's very reminiscent of the better low-budget 80's stuff, with cheesy acting, cheesy dialog, and cheesy humor. But I love that kind of stuff. And clocking in at about 1 hour and 12 mins., it's very fast-paced. I noticed that the male characters were incredibly stupid, while most of the females were pretty smart. I thought this was hilarious and made the film kind of a parody of the aforementioned 80's flicks. If you like stuff like "Night of the Demons" or maybe "Return of the Living Dead," "The Convent" is in the same spirit. You get to see lots of goofy stuff, but the monsters are pretty cool, and sort of serious, and it's got a pretty good bloodflow. And Adrienne Barbeau is a blast as the vet demon killer. My only complaint is that the ending seems a bit rushed, and poorly edited. But Mr. Mendez is one to watch.


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