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363 Ratings

The Entity

Directed by Sidney J. Furie
United States, 1983
Horror, Thriller


Carla Moran awakens one night to find herself being beaten and raped by an unseen presence.

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The Entity Directed by Sidney J. Furie

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  • Wee Hunk's rating of the film The Entity

    What is it about this film that Tscherkassky found so fascinating that he made two films based on it? Ghost rape? Sure, it's very weird that an actress of Hershey's caliber would be in this piece of crap, but often in Hollywood you take what you can get. I do not judge her. I love her. I didn't like to see her get raped. Ghosts are bad.

  • Rio Johan's rating of the film The Entity

    The first act was great (although the lightning things looks kindda silly), built with such staccato pacing that makes the movie seemed to know how to do its nuance. The psychiatrist act was kindda draggy and letdown compared to the opening, but still managed to be interesting. But as soon as the movie turned to be ghosthunter-parapsychological things, the epic dullness exploded and it was a total fail to me.

  • Marcus Killerby's rating of the film The Entity

    This film wastes no time and dives straight in to full poltergeist action. This is perhaps it's first downfall though as the pacing leaves a lot to be desired. The score alternates between being headache inducing to classic creepy 80's horror. The quality of acting varies and the script could have used a re-write. Despite these short-comings, this is one nasty nasty horror film with some genuinely creepy moments...

  • Pierluigi Puccini's rating of the film The Entity

    Although it gets reiterative trying to establish boring "factual scientific points" in the plot, that raw and unnerving industrial score and, especially, Barbara Hershey's admirable performance, help to sense some of the anguish shown.

  • Endre's rating of the film The Entity

    What Tscherkassky did with this material in his Outer Space and Dream Work seems, now that I've seen Furie's original horror-masterpiece, less a transformation of conventional aesthetics and more of a radical consequence (of this feminist Panavision trembling).

  • FISCHER's rating of the film The Entity

    Une réalisation correcte, d'un metteur en scène quelquefois étonnant, souvent fort prenante qui procure un agréable divertissement frissonnant...

  • DenoResandono's rating of the film The Entity

    THE ENTITY is a thrilling, exciting, and entertaining horror movie. It's a frightening experience. Director Sidney J. Furie knew how to make the storytelling into a roller-coaster ride. There's a certain feeling when I realized THE ENTITY was inspired by the actual event that occured in 1970's. THE ENTITY went flat in the middle act. I was kinda bored with it. THE ENTITY could be a great horror movie. Worth watching!

  • Tibulle85's rating of the film The Entity

    RIP G. ROMERO (Enfin vu kekparsurleweb) Ne pouvant plus tenir, me voilà visionnant ce film de possession aussi méconnu qu'intriguant! Et j'ai du mal à comprendre pqoi il n'est pas devenu un classique (s'est-il perdu dans la production pléthorique des 80s?). S. Furie sait instiller une tension permanente, bien aidé par une excellente actrice principale; le tout culmine dans un final halluciné, "à la Argento". A voir!

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