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The Manitou (1978)

Time could not stop him. Space could not hold him. Science could not destroy him. The MANITOU…it has awakened!

A psychic’s girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400-year-old demonic Native American spirit.

The Manitou is a 1978 American horror film produced and directed by William Girdler. It stars Tony CurtisMichael Ansara and Susan Strasberg. It was based on the 1976 novel by Graham Masterton, which was inspired by an old legend about the American Indian Manitou spiritual concept. Girdler died in a helicopter accident prior to the movie’s release.


Theatrical release poster, The Manitou
Theatrical release poster
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