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The Ghost Dance (1982)

The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.

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Peter F. Buffa

Writers:

Peter F. Buffa (screenplay), Robert M. Sutton (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Amato Julie Amato ... Dr. Kay Foster
Victor Mohica ... Tom Eagle
Henry Bal Henry Bal ... Nahalla / Aranjo
Frank Salsedo Frank Salsedo ... Ocacio (as Frank Sotonoma Salsedo)
James Andronica James Andronica ... Paul Michaels
Patricia Alice Albrecht Patricia Alice Albrecht ... Carol
Deloris Maaske Deloris Maaske ... Lena
J. Christopher Senter J. Christopher Senter ... Rick Haley
Henry Kendrick ... Lt. Deleo (as Henry Max Kendrick)
Felicia Leon Felicia Leon ... Rea, Indian Girl
Ramon Chavez Ramon Chavez ... Ben Montalos
Frank Soto Frank Soto ... Basowaya (as Frank A. Soto)
Jim Brockett Jim Brockett ... Excavation Guard
Kirk Koskella Kirk Koskella ... Phalan (as Kirk Irving Koskella)
Susan Carol Styrmore Susan Carol Styrmore ... Student
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The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.

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Nahalla is back from Hell ... This time no one will escape See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R
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Trivia

Filmed in and around Tucson, Arizona in eight weeks during the summer of 1980 on a $1 million budget. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Deleo: You would be amazed at what people will do, doctor. With or without a full moon.
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Oh no its a Native American slasher movie!
24 November 2006 | by ArlisSee all my reviews

So I got this somewhere recently and for some reason put it on to watch. It looked super duper cheesy and sometimes I get in the mood for that. I put it on and saw a dark poorly made movie and thats always reason to make me wanna quit watching, but I didn't.

It was a plot thats been done a million times of archaeologists digging on sacred ground and the mummy of a native American comes and kills a bunch of people! the end LOL.

It was decent for a slasher movie and although I never want to see it again I will say if you like slasher movies that it is pretty good. Its not just a slasher movie its a bit deeper plot wise. Very rare movie, so if you find it you might wanna watch it.

4 out of 10 stars


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghost Dance See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Ahremess Inc. See more »
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Color
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