Fear No Evil (1981) from Tuna

Fear No Evil (1981) is a typical "Satan is incarnated as a gay High School student who seems to eat golden retriever blood, and is opposed by three archangels, a dead priest, a pushy old woman, and a high school girl who dreams only of him" film. 


The nudity is breast exposure from an upstate New York chick named Roslyn Gugino,who had never acted before (and still hasn't) playing the part of the girl who shows her breasts.

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not recommended

As if this isn't enough, the music is putrid, the transfer is grainy and out of focus, the plot makes little sense, and rather than writing an ending, they just added a bunch of laser effects.

The Critics Vote

  • no major reviews online. The five graded reviews at RT average one and a half stars out of four.

The People Vote ...

  • IMDB summary. IMDb voters score it 3.7/10, which is way too high.


The meaning of the IMDb score: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence equivalent to about three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, comparable to approximately two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, equivalent to about a two star rating from the critics, or a C- from our system. Films rated below five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film - this score is roughly equivalent to one and a half stars from the critics or a D on our scale. (Possibly even less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. (C+ means it has no crossover appeal, but will be considered excellent by genre fans, while C- indicates that it we found it to be a poor movie although genre addicts find it watchable). D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well. Any film rated C- or better is recommended for fans of that type of film. Any film rated B- or better is recommended for just about anyone. We don't score films below C- that often, because we like movies and we think that most of them have at least a solid niche audience. Now that you know that, you should have serious reservations about any movie below C-.

Based on this description, it's an E-. Give this one a VERY wide berth.

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