) is a Horror
film directed by John 'Bud' Cardos
- Released in 1979
- Production Co: Film Ventures International (FVI)
- Distribution Co: Film Ventures International (FVI) (1979) (USA) (theatrical) | New World-Mutual (1979) (Canada) (theatrical)
- Directed by John 'Bud' Cardos, Tobe Hooper (replaced by John Cardos)
- Written by Stanford Whitmore
- Starring William Devane, Cathy Lee Crosby, Richard Jaeckel, Keenan Wynn, Warren J. Kemmerling, Casey Kasem, Philip Michael Thomas
- Produced by John 'Bud' Cardos, Dick Clark, Igo Kantor, Edward L. Montoro, Derek Power
- Music by Roger Kellaway
- Cinematography by John Arthur Morrill
- Film Editing by Martin Dreffke
- After fear...beyond terror...there is THE DARK!
- When Night Moves In ... Terror Walks Alone.
- Now there's a reason to be afraid of ... "The Dark"
- A Chilling Tale of Alien Terror