Curse of the Demon
Curse of the Demon (1958)

In this film, American Professor Dana Andrews investigates a devil-worshipping cult active in England. The cult has apparently been responsible for more than one death in recent months. When Andrews comes too close to the cult for comfort,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 1, 1958
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2002
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Intelligent, delicate, and actually frightening.

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A film that survives even its most unsubtle special effects to earn its place as not only one of the great films of British vintage cinema but also a classic supernatural thriller.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Classic with extraordinary atmosphere.

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Time Out

One of the finest thrillers made in England during the '50s.

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TV Guide

As in any Tourneur horror film there are some unforgettably nightmarish sequences.

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Mark Bourne

It's a movie that many people remember with affection and respect from their childhoods -- because it scared the crap out of them.

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Clark Collis
Empire Magazine

Night Of The Demon packs a powerful punch despite featuring no gore or, demon excepted, much in the way of special effects.

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Steve Biodrowski

One of the most intelligent and thoughtful horror films ever made.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Eerie, low budget horror classic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I absolutely loved this horror movie. The story is classic, but also modern. The actors are great. And the ending is way cool. If you've seen the new… More
Stephen M
Based on an M.R. James story called "Casting of the Runes", in certain respects "Night of the Demon" brilliantly anticipates Richard… More
Tim Salmons
An early classic. I loved it.
xGary Xx
I was looking forward to this one as I'd read a lot of great things about it, but unfortunately these high hopes were thoroughly crushed. Dana Andrews… More
Stella Dallas
creepy and atmospheric occult thriller with plenty of tourneur's signature style, marred somewhat by campy special effects
Pierluigi Puccini
Jacques Tourneur was a master of suggestion, his flawless and impressive mise-en-scene shines all over, as well as the job done by the whole cast. doesn't… More