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Four teens head into a forest in search of a long-lost scientist (played by science fiction novelist Fritz Leiber). Monitoring the kids' every move is a forest ranger (Jack Woods), who is in reality the ancient demon god Asmodeus. When the kids come across a precious book of incantations, the ranger conjures up an intimidating variety of horrible monsters and nightmarish visions, the better to retrieve the volume. The man responsible for the special effects in Equinox is Dennis Muren, who began the film as a nonprofessional 16-millimeter project in 1967. The picture was completed by… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A sharp rebuke to the type of cinephile who judges the temple of his experience too cramped and delicate to ever "stoop" to Ray Harryhausen or Italian zombie flicks"
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"A sci-fi film, originally started as a student project..."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Engaging if erratic."
‑ Matt Brunson, Creative Loafing
""amusingly ridiculous drive-in chiller""
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Talk to enough people and you can find someone willing to call just about anything a classic"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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