The Entity
The Entity (1982)

In this exploitative and supposedly fact-based thriller, a woman thinks she is losing her mind when she is raped several times by an unseen supernatural entity. No one believes her, until she finds a parapsychologist at a local university… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 30, 1982
DVD Release Date: May 3, 2005
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Higgins

Overall, even today, The Entity remains a refreshingly intelligent take on parapsychological and unexplained phenomenon.

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David Keyes

This is a film that intends to travel added miles in convincing us of the power of supernatural dangers.

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Sarah Cronin
Electric Sheep

The Entity remains a gripping, if uncomfortably ambivalent, supernatural tale.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...underwhelming and frequently dull...

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

Invading a similar domestic space to The Exorcist and Poltergeist, The Entity is a bittersweet modern ghost story that dramatises the awful compromises and sacrifices that women make every day just to get by in a man's world.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The A-list cast and very good dialogue by Frank De Felitta helps a great deal.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Aside from an officious musical score over the workaholic opening credits and some blatantly cheesy lightning special effects, 'The Entity' is a… More
Adam Mahler
I asked myself, could this really be good or just weird exploitation? Scorsese likes it. Maybe because the heroine is like a martyr for everyone who only has… More
Alex roy
The Entity is a supernatural horror film about a woman being tormented by a ghost who attacks and rapes her. Director Sidney J. Furie crafts a harrowing film… More
Drew Smith
Okay, so. Barbara Hershey gets raped by a ghost. It's sinister and unnerving and really, really works, between the bizarre industrial soundtrack (which… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Although it gets reiterative trying to establish boring "factual scientific points" in the plot, that raw and unnerving industrial score and,… More
Lee ?
Well I didn't exactly expect to have the crap scared out of me when I put this in my DVD player but that's exactly what happened! This fact-based… More

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