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The Incubus

The book The Incubus was made into the movie The Incubus.

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Book details for The Incubus

The Incubus was written by Ray Russell. The book was published in 1976 by Dell Pub Co. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

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Movie details for The Incubus

The movie was released in 1981 and directed by John Hough, who also directed The Watcher in the Woods (1980). The Incubus was produced by ELITE ENTERTAINMENT. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include John Cassavetes, John Ireland, Kerrie Keane, Helen Hughes, Erin Flannery, Duncan McIntosh, Harvey Atkin, Harry Ditson, Mitch Martin, Matt Birman, Beverly Cooper, Brian Young, Barbara Franklin, Was Lee, Neil Dainard, Jennifer Leak, Denise Fergusson, Jack Van Evera, Helene Udy and Lisa Bunting.

 

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Even by the degraded standards of early-'80s slasher films, The Incubus is pretty hard to sit through. A grumpy John Cassavetes plays a small-town doctor investigating a series of sex murders with a supernatural twist; the only other name actor is John Ir... Read More
Even by the degraded standards of early-'80s slasher films, The Incubus is pretty hard to sit through. A grumpy John Cassavetes plays a small-town doctor investigating a series of sex murders with a supernatural twist; the only other name actor is John Ireland, and everybody else is atrocious. Most of the genre's conventions are trotted out, albeit at a glacial pace: shower scene, young couple swimming at an isolated lake. The one quirky element, a suggestion of unhealthy intimacy between Cassavetes and his teenage daughter, might have creepy potential if it weren't so obviously a red herring. To his credit, Cassavetes passes through the entire film looking as though he would like to disappear into a corner. This low-budget Canadian offering is not to be confused with Incubus, the daffy William Shatner picture shot in the language of Esperanto, which is actually pretty fun. --Robert Horton