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The Cellar (1989)

PG-13 | | Horror | 4 November 1989 (Japan)
A young boy finds an ancient Comanche monster spirit in the basement of his home. His parents don't believe him, so he must kill the monster alone.

Director:

Kevin Tenney (as Kevin S. Tenney)

Writers:

David Henry Keller (short story) (as David Henry Keller M.D.), John Woodward (screen story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Kilpatrick ... Mance Cashen
Chris Miller ... Willy Cashen
Suzanne Savoy ... Emily Cashen
Ford Rainey ... T.C. van Houten
Michael Wren Michael Wren ... Chief Sam John
Lou Perryman Lou Perryman ... Kyle Boatwright (as Lou Perry)
Danny Mora ... Chilo
Alex Pederson Alex Pederson ... Tommy Boatwright
Don Collier ... Sheriff
Anthony Childs Anthony Childs ... April
Ryan Childs Ryan Childs ... April
Mindy Spence Mindy Spence ... Girl in Schoolyard
Nick Gomez ... Boy with Plane
Sandra G. Katzel Sandra G. Katzel ... Cashier
Steven Suggs Steven Suggs ... Young T.C.
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A young boy finds an ancient Comanche monster spirit in the basement of his home. His parents don't believe him, so he must kill the monster alone. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <Pkojovic@concentric.net>

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Kevin Tenney took over as director after the previous director, John Woodward, left early in the production of this film. See more »

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Slow start but pays off
1 April 2006 | by TikkinSee all my reviews

Ther Cellar isn't brilliant but it does have its good points. It starts off very slowly and for the most part of the first half, it's boring. Things start looking up in the second half though, as we are introduced to the monster. The cellar setting is very effective, as are the tunnels where the monster lives. There is a suspenseful scene close to the end where the father locks his son in the kitchen to prove that "there's no monster". Of course, the monster comes out to attack the boy.

I wouldn't urge anyone to seek this out, but fans of cheap 80's horror might want to add it to their collection.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1989 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Anthony II - Die Bestie kehrt zurück See more »

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Tucson, Arizona, USA See more »

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