Fear No Evil
Fear No Evil (1981)

Frank LaLoggia makes an impressive feature film debut with this surreal and frightening horror film with religious undertones. Andrew Williams (Stefan Arngrim) is a creepy 17-year-old with something up his sleeve --he is the personification… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 24, 1981
DVD Release Date: July 22, 2003
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Though the horror genre is sated with maniacs on the menace, Fear No Evil stands out. Spooky and surreal, the ultimately hopeful film has its basis in religious morality.

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TV Guide

A remarkably assured, personal, and powerful horror film.

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Scott Weinberg

Dry demonic possession-in-high school stuff.

Tom Buckley
New York Times

The dialogue and characterizations are rudimentary. Of the acting and the direction, the best that can be said is that they would not disgrace a small-city drama club.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Everything you could hope for in a late 1970s-early 1980s horror picture -- and then some. It's exploitative, it's in crashingly bad taste, it's cheesy and it's pretty silly.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A surprisingly decent demonic-possession film.

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Lucius Gore

It's worth checking out if you're a big fan of '80s horror and have seen a lot of the essential titles already.

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