The Resurrected
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The Resurrected
This low-budget film from Alien scriptwriter Dan O'Bannon (his first film since the 1985 zombie hit Return of the Living Dead) is one of the more loyal adaptations of fantasy author H.P. Lovecraft, taking as its source the short story The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. Set in Lovecraft's home town of Providence, Rhode Island, the story involves the investigations of hard-boiled private eye John Marsh (John Terry) into the mysterious activities of Charles Dexter Ward (Chris Sarandon). It seems that Ward is becoming increasingly obsessed with the occult practices of his distant ancestor… More
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"An assured but sadly neglected independent horror film."
‑ Jeremy Heilman, MovieMartyr.com
"The thrills, chills, and intermittent gore-spills are way too few and far between to keep the loyal horrorheads from getting restless."
‑ Scott Weinberg, DVDTalk.com
"A surprisingly effective version of H.P. Lovecraft's almost-unfilmable horror story The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. Chris Sarandon's villain steals the show."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
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