From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Manitou (1978, USA/Canada) is a Horror film directed by William Girdler.
- Released in 1978
- Running Time: 104 Min.
- Production Co: Mid-America Pictures | Simon Productions | Manitou Productions Ltd.
- Distribution Co: AVCO Embassy Pictures (1978) (USA) (theatrical)
- Directed by William Girdler
- Written by Jon Cedar, William Girdler, Thomas Pope
- Starring Tony Curtis, Michael Ansara, Susan Strasberg, Stella Stevens
- Produced by Jon Cedar, William Girdler, Melvin G. Gordy, John R. Woodward, Melvin Simon, Herman Weist
- Original Music by Lalo Schifrin
- Cinematography by Michel Hugo
- Film Editing by Bub Asman, Gene Riggurro
- Evil does not die... It waits to be re-born!
- Possession marked The Exorcist. Demonaic Pregenacy arupted Rosemary's Baby. Warnings followed The Omen. And The Manitou has it all combined!
- In The Grisly Tradition of 'ALIEN'