Deathdream

Deathdream

Directed by Bob Clark

When their son returns home after dying in war, a couple suspect he’s not human. Soon enough, Andy is thirsty for blood to keep his body from rotting - which naturally causes problems for him and his parents. Before moving on to mainstream fare, Bob Clark (A CHRISTMAS STORY) directed three well-regarded horror films (including BLACK CHRISTMAS) of which DEATHDREAM is the most powerful, marrying W.W. Jacob’s classic horror story “The Monkey’s Paw” with an important social message about the violence of the Vietnam war - and how veterans bring it home with them.

When their son returns home after dying in war, his parents suspect he’s not human.

Cast: John Marley, Lynn Carlin, Richard Backus

Member Reviews

really spooky and SOOOO sad

hollymelville
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2 days ago

Great score and ultimately very, very sad.

ccm22
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25 days ago

Surprised that I hadn’t heard of this movie before. Interesting story, very well worth a watch.

Goatling
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a month ago

A haunting masterpiece.

UmbertoFulci
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2 months ago

This is beautiful

Victo
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3 months ago