Deadly Friend
Deadly Friend (1986)

Certainly never lauded as one of the best of horrormeister Craven's offerings, there are still enough moments of shock and fright in this film to keep an audience scared. Whiz-kid Paul (Matthew Laborteaux) moves into a new neighborhood… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 10, 1986
DVD Release Date: September 25, 2007
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Paul Attanasio
Washington Post

... a movie whose ho is exceeded only by its hum.

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Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

One of Wes Craven's worst movies.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Has become progressively cheesier as the years pass.

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Scott Weinberg

Goofball turkey from Wes Craven.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A Wes Craven misfire in nearly every area.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Lafe Fredbjornson
Unbelivable, cheesy, tragic and fascinating! An electronics geek (Matthew Laborteaux from "Little House on the Prairie") tries to bring his deceased… More
Lee Kyle
This one that i categorize as my own kinda cheese! U know movies that are over the top cheesy but we love em anyways for some unknown reason? I'm pretty… More
Dean McKenna
A midding Wes Craven effort, half ingenious <i>Frankenstein</i> re-hash, half-silly teen horror.
Anthony Valletta
Nice cross between Frankenstein and 80's teen flick, but continues for a bit after it should have ended.
Quinto Wallight
I'm sorry, I just can't hate something this cheesy, I don't have it in me. The stupid plot, the awful acting (Kristy Swanson's hands are… More
Christopher Brown
God, Wes Craven sucks. Not even a head being thrown against a wall and smashing like a ripe melon can save this turd. You suck Craven!