The Dark ( 1979)
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Apr 27, 1979 · The Dark ( 1979) Photos. Cast. In 2022, a repair crew is sent to fix an orbital weapon but their spaceship malfunctions and ends up heading... Storyline. At night the Mangler stalks the streets of Los Angeles, killing and mutilating random victims. On the trail... Frequently Asked Questions. This ...
- John 'Bud' Cardos, Tobe Hooper
May 22, 2017 · Movie Info A writer (William Devane) and a TV newswoman (Cathy Lee Crosby) link a California killing spree to an alien werewolf in blue jeans.
- John 'Bud' Cardos
- sci fi
- Dick Clark Productions
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"The Dark" alternates the nighttime attacks with endless scenes of cops lecturing each other on how important it is to catch The Mangler. But the case is finally broken open when the father of one of the victims ( William Devane ) and a local TV newscaster ( Cathy Lee Crosby ) team up to solve it.
The Dark (1979) Synopsis Writer (William Devane) and newswoman (Cathy Lee Crosby) link killings to alien werewolf in jeans.
1979’s THE DARK is notoriously terrible and I guess it has a right to be. At some point midway through production the producers (one of whom was DICK CLARK) decided that the film’s central Earthly menace might attract science fiction fans if it came instead from outer space. I wish I could jump in a time machine and stop them.
Genre Drama,Horror,Sci-Fi Subgenre Alien Film Title The Dark Countries Produced United States Duration 92 minutes Year of Release 1979 Product Tags DVD Format DVD Program Type Movie Sound Features stereo Region Code 0 Studio Adventures Of Captai
- John Cardos
From the screenplay stage and all the way through to production, The Dark (1979)'s antagonist was an abused, autistic child who had been locked in an attic for his entire life. In the original script, his house burned down, allowing him to escape and take vengeance on the outside world. Toward the end of the shoot, the film's producers decided to capitalize on the success of Alien (1979) and demanded extensive re-shoots to change the killer into an extra-terrestrial.
Jun 15, 2014 · After making Eaten Alive, Tobe Hooper was hired by Film Ventures International (the same people who gave us Grizzly and Beyond the Door) to direct The Dark. Contrary to what online rumors claim, it...
Fantasy At night, the Mangler stalks the streets of Los Angeles, killing and mutilating random victims. On the trail are a TV reporter, the father of one of the victims, and a police detective, but despite their efforts, only the mysterious psychic DeRenzy knows what the killer is and how to stop it.
- John 'BUD' Cardos