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Tobe Hooper United States, 1979

Nolan Barth's rating of the film Salem's Lot

Where do I even start with this one? This film reeks of wasted potential. Just throw this in the bin of Stephen King adaptations to avoid. This takes a great, horrifying story and turns it into a schlocky TV film. The acting is just so cringe worthy! The production value is distractingly bad. This movie has not aged well, it was made in '79 and you can tell. Do yourself a favor and just watch The Lost Boys instead.