The Church

In this unholy sanctuary you haven't got a prayer...
The Church
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Format:  DVD
item number:  37CEA
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DVD Details

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: October 30, 2007
  • Originally Released: 1989
  • Label: Blue Underground

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Edited by
Music by , &
Screenplay by , &
Produced by , &

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 11


User Ratings: 2,471
Rating: 3.5/5 -- Yeah, it's pretty silly -- and yet the film induces a lingering unease that's hard to shake. I lay this at the film's fairly nasty tone and some of the more disturbing images. Full Review
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Oct 11, 2004
Rating: 7/10 -- Even when the film gets slow, it's nearly impossible to turn away and risk missing the next beautifully framed shot. Full Review
Juicy Cerebellum
Sep 29, 2005
Rating: 3/4 -- There is no denying the dreaminess of Soavi's stream-of-consciousness horror show. Full Review
Slant Magazine
Mar 15, 2002
Rating: 9/10 -- [Michele] Soavi creates a total, apocalyptic sense of dread that never leaves even the most domestic moments of the film. Full Review
Antagony & Ecstasy
Nov 4, 2013
Rating: C+ -- This so-so thriller should appeal mostly to followers of Dario Argento, the Italian filmmaker noted for such gruesome scare-fest hokum. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Jun 12, 2016
Rating: 2/5 -- I don't know what YOU generally look for in a horror flick, but unless it's "talking and lots of it" I'd stay far away from this one. Full Review
Aug 17, 2002
Rating: 2.5/4 -- Sovai doesn't settle for the easy, opting instead for a more oblique and suggestive, rather than graphic, approach to the material
Q Network Film Desk
Jun 13, 2002

Description by

In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshippers and build a large gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is accidentally reopened, a group of people trapped inside the church become possessed by the fury of the damned. Can the blood of the innocent survive this unholy communion, or will the ultimate demonic evil be unleashed upon the world? THE CHURCH was co-written and produced by maestro Dario Argento (SUSPIRIA, INFERNO) and sealed the reputation of director Michele Soavi (STAGEFRIGHT, CEMETERY MAN) as the new master of Italian horror. This visually stunning shocker stars Hugh Quarshie (NIGHTBREED), Tomas Arana (GLADIATOR), Barbara Cupisti (OPERA), and Asia Argento (THE STENDHAL SYNDROME), and features a remarkable score by Goblin and Keith Emerson. Originally known as DEMONS 3, THE CHURCH is presented uncut, uncensored and fully restored from original vault materials.


Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 111,356
  • UPC: 827058107594
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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