The Witch Who Came from the Sea
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)

Two interesting figures in offbeat cinema -- director Matt Cimber (who was married to Jayne Mansfield and directed her final film before going on to a handful of expressive blaxploitation efforts) and screenwriter Robert Thom (who wrote… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: February 1, 1976
DVD Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Christopher Machell

A fascinating psycho-sexual horror.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Straddles an exploitation line in telling a simple tale with an unexpected degree of pretense and, if only occasionally, artistry.

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Anton Bitel

Molly... is a complex flesh-and-blood character whose derangement is presented with immense sensitivity and sympathy - and her descent into madness is figured less as visceral slice-and-dice than as heightened domestic tragedy.

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Christopher Null

An absurd story with no redeeming qualities

Fernando F. Croce

A grindhouse poem

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Parsons
Bizarre mish-mash of sexuality, horror, terrible & great writing, exploitation and art-house, that works just over 50% of the time. Certainly one for those… More