Messiah of Evil (1973)





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A small California village is attacked by zombies in this 1974 thriller.
Drama , Horror
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Marianna Hill
as Arletty
Joy Bang
as Toni
Anitra Ford
as Laura
Royal Dano
as Joseph
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Critic Reviews for Messiah of Evil

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The entire film builds up a dreamlike tension and somnambulant paranoia unlike any film since Carl Dreyer's "Vampyr".

Full Review… | April 18, 2008
Beyond Hollywood

Audience Reviews for Messiah of Evil

Little explanation and poor coordinates, but it has a that 70's zombie shlock-feeling that makes it at least eye catching. The characters aren't too interesting, and the pacing is off, but there are decent moments and fun minor movie effect.

Wes Shad
Wes Shad

I got this movie in a DVD pack of vampire flicks, but it's not a vampire movie really. It's really creepy and I really liked it, even though I was disappointed about there being no vampires. Check it out, it's good.

Aj V
Aj V

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Much better than I was expecting from a low-budget horror movie, especially one that's in the public domain and has multiple titles. Rock solid performances, strongly developed characters, a genuinely creepy atmosphere. All three can be found in this movie, and for a price that can't be beat: free. Anyone who's interested can find it on YouTube in bits and pieces, or in its entirety at this address.:

Duncan Ryan-Ross
Duncan Ryan-Ross

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