This is John Travolta's first film I think, don't expect much there because he's basically an extra under heavy makeup with no lines. Excellent old school horror, way off the beaten movie path, Reviewed in the United States on March 25, 2017. If you need to see Ernest Borgnine become a demon goat-man and William Shatner turn into Michael Myers without the mask, then this movie has those things for you.
SS 1 EPS 10. Reportedly, it was during the filming of this movie that John Travolta received a copy of Dianetics from Joan Prather in Durango, Mexico in January 1975. Blasphemer!”). Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Good for a rainy day (like today). So he went on ahead and made the film anyway, attempting to clarify those things he could as he went along.
It’s kind of a holding pen for damned souls known as “the devil’s rain.” I guess because it’s always raining inside the sno-globe. | Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. The movie's wide reputation as an awful film is unfair, however, since "The Devil's Rain" delivers in many aspects. Now I can't stop obsessing over if the scarf/space dye orange sweater was a mismatched set on purpose bought possibly at Sears but more importantly: WHY a sweater AND a scarf in the middle of a desert/deserted ghost town? He vows to come back to hunt down and enslave every descendant of his congregation, by the power of the book of blood contracts, in which they sold their souls to the devil.
All the films from my exploitation lists, bundled into one mega-super-list-to-rule-them-all!
The production design is surprisingly good for a film of this budget. ), Green Acres’ Eddie Albert (as a clinical parapsychologist of some kind!
Sign in to see videos available to you. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Must have been jerking off during his scene. play_arrow. Keep in mind, this is drive-in, Grindhouse stuff so no there were no Academy Award nominations. Shatner. Movie 8 of 1975 and 29 overall in my journey through films of my lifetime. I really liked this movie, but it does have some things about it that need to be put to rest before you judge it. most of all it knows that spending a full 10+ minutes of screen time on the unholy CARNAGE of melting satanists IS the whole point of why moveys were ever made. The highlight of the film, however, is the performance from Ernest Borgnine. Recommended for friends of Satan. A great satanical shocker that takes you on a whirlwind pace thoughtout to your journey's end....A crackin littte gem of a movie. It gets extra credit for that too. The Devil's Rain is a 1975 horror film directed by Robert Fuest.It was one of several B-films in which William Shatner starred between the original Star Trek television series and Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979). Good colour picture and sound, and SUBTITLES and assorted extras make this a must for the horror enthusiast.
All-star cast and a crazy movie about good over Evil. Movie 8 of 1975 and 29 overall in my journey through films of my lifetime. Good colour picture and sound, and SUBTITLES and assorted extras make this a must for the horror enthusiast. Unable to add item to List. More details at
But one thing it cant be criticized as is boring.
The film opens with one of the most unnerving credit sequences of the era: a series of detailed close-ups of Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights, accompanied on the soundtrack by the wailings and moanings of the souls of the damned. By the time of the home video release, the packaging made the film look like a John Travolta vehicle, which by that time I guess it was. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Devil's Rain has some really great actors in it. | I thought the movie would NEVER get redone and available, so I did copy the tape to DVD back in 2005. More a “word” than a line, actually, but at least it’s repeated (“Blasphemer!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 23, 2016. This new Blu-ray proves me right. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness.
Other cast members included Tom Skerritt, Ernest Borgnine, Eddie Albert, Ida Lupino, Keenan Wynn and John Travolta in his film debut in a minor role.
Reviewed in the United States on May 8, 2020. and Joan Prather (as a psychic or yogi or something!). That’s quite a fun cast and for anyone that cares there is also a small part with John Travolta.
The great Ernest Borgnine alone is a reason to like this film, and the many creepy moments make it entertaining enough and certainly worth watching. The Devils. This new Blu-ray proves me right.
The Devil's Rain is a totally baffling film, somehow both more and less than the sum of its parts. Well worth a read.…, Andrew Liverod 11,876 films 406 17 Edit.
Ultimately this is Borgnine's film. Their characters represent stereotypical, morally lukewarm Christians, at odds in the movie with a cult. PG The voice, the face, the bulk...he is terrifying, and without him-well...Beware tho., if you are a fan of Keenan Wynn (in it for about 3 mins), Ida Lupino (virtually unrecognisable), Eddie Albert (20 mins and wasted), and Travolta (well I wouldn't ever have recognised him in 100 years). Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books.
Desert would be nice. You can tell it's Travolta, even with the eye mask and no dialogue, purely from the butt chin. A satanist cult leader is burnt alive by the local church. I have reported it to Severin via their website and it's been over a month and they have not replied. This is what eventually led Travolta into the Church of Scientology. Robert Fuest has suffered critically a lot and in particular over this film, but I think he does a good job with the material he is given. Their characters represent stereotypical, morally lukewarm Christians, at odds in the movie with a cult. For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet. Regardless of what followed, that opening remains quite effective. Jim Knipfel is the author of Slackjaw, Quitting the Nairobi Trio, These Children Who Come at You With Knives, The Blow-Off and some other books. Also William Shatner and John Travolta?
I thought the movie would NEVER get redone and available, so I did copy the tape to DVD back in 2005. Satanists in the middle west terrorize and sometimes melt the terrified locals. Kino Lorber to Release Blu-ray of Kingdom Of The Spiders (1977) from Code Red, 04 August 2018 Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. Den of Geek As a bonus, the ending is utter grotesque with gore and melting body’s, and I flipping loved that part! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 8, 2018. Leviathan!”. Pretty simple really.
I tested it on two players and it did it on both. Select the department you want to search in. Their characters represent stereotypical, morally lukewarm Christians, at odds in the movie with a cult. We are very happy. First I have to say I love this movie. N/A. Okay, there’s no denying that The Devil’s Rain makes little if any sense. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 23, 2016. I believe it is at around 15 minutes in the screen starts to digitally smears. I enjoyed this movie when I first saw this at the cinema many moons ago.Ernest Borgnine is cracking as the leader of the satanists Ida Lupino and William Shatner are also good as the mother and father tracking down the book that lists the souls promised to the devil.The film is just the right length to keep the tension building and the transfer quality superb.Another redeeming factor is the use of special effects that do not require the cdg of modern movies making the production more tense and believable.See if you can spot John Travolta in one of his earliest movie appearances. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Even the tagline—”Heaven Help Us When The Devil’s Rain”—despite the stab at a bad pun, is meaningless and grammatically incorrect. The whole scary part of a cult is that it draws you in and sneaks in the weird part not that it abducts you and turns you into them or was that what people were afraid of in the 70's? And yet somehow the fact that it's so silly, and clearly so reticent to take itself seriously for most of its running time, means that it doesn't really fall into the so-bad-it's-good category, yet it's so far short of actually being good at the same time as not really being all that bad.
Their characters represent stereotypical, morally lukewarm Christians, at odds in the movie with a cult. I love the way The Devils Rain starts by tossing us into the claustrophobic chaos of a rain drenched house in full panic/under siege from devil acolytes before switching to a desolate desert ghost town with no rain in sight before ending with like, 8 minutes of eyeless acolytes MELTING and turning to mushy goo while the devils rains pours through the ceiling. I have reported it to Severin via their website and it's been over a month and they have not replied. Crystal clear audio and video, many scenes that were not on the VHS tape version. William Shatner and later his brother Tom Skerrit attempt to thwart his plans. Atmospherically photographed around Durango in the desert by Alex Phillips, this is a "Witchcraft" film in an unusual setting. videocamTrailer. One word....WOW. Borgnine, Shatner, Satanism - sounds like a giggle, right? If you can brainwash unwilling people and remove their souls to make room for other souls, why do you have a cult? Well, Mark loses, pulls a gun, and starts shooting waxy black-robed Satanists willy-nilly. Belial! Plenty of action, dust and overacting (actually underacting) and quite effective SFx make this a film to savour. One word....WOW. A few minutes later he dons a hooded robe and becomes a Satanic high priest, reciting the text of the actual black mass. Weird satanic cult torments a family. I also purchase 3 separate copies (2 from other stores located around me (Amoeba & Rasputins) both of those copies did the same thing at the same time stamp. HD. The Essential DanMachi Moments, The Devil’s Rain: One of the Strangest Horror Movies Of All Time. Great cast and I love the special effects, Top cast, Satanist cult, goat mask, melting faces, melting bodies. FINALLY a positive spin on the Salem Witch Trials, Reviewed in the United States on December 22, 2017.
Ernest Borgnine was deliciously hammy as the film’s villain.
One of the children of an earlier victim vows to destroy them. For those of you that have only seen the horrible cut up version on VHS tape or at the drive-in, you are in for a surprise.