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The Devil’s Backbone

Poster for the movie "The Devil's Backbone"

The Devil's Backbone (2001)

R 106 min - Fantasy, Drama, Horror, Thriller - 20 April 2001
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After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his arrival, Carlos has a run-in with the violent caretaker, Jacinto. Gradually, Carlos uncovers the secrets of the school, including the youthful ghost that wanders the grounds.

Director:  Guillermo del Toro
Writers:  David Muñoz, Antonio Trashorras

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Storyline

After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his arrival, Carlos has a run-in with the violent caretaker, Jacinto. Gradually, Carlos uncovers the secrets of the school, including the youthful ghost that wanders the grounds.


Collections: Guillermo del Toro

Tagline: The living will always be more dangerous than the dead.

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Country:   Spain,   Mexico
Language:  Spanish
Release Date:  20 April 2001

Box Office

Budget:  $4,500,000
Revenue:  $6,459,020

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Producciones Anhelo, Canal+ España, Tequila Gang, Sogepaq, El Deseo

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 46 min

The Day of the Beast

Poster for the movie "The Day of the Beast"

The Day of the Beast (1995)

R 103 min - Action, Comedy, Horror, Crime - 20 October 1995
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The story revolves around a Basque Roman Catholic priest dedicated to committing as many sins as possible (Angulo), a death metal salesman from Carabanchel (Segura), and the Italian host of a TV show on the occult (De Razza). These go on a literal "trip" through Christmas-time Madrid to hunt for and prevent the reincarnation of the Antichrist.

Director:  Álex de la Iglesia

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Storyline

The story revolves around a Basque Roman Catholic priest dedicated to committing as many sins as possible (Angulo), a death metal salesman from Carabanchel (Segura), and the Italian host of a TV show on the occult (De Razza). These go on a literal "trip" through Christmas-time Madrid to hunt for and prevent the reincarnation of the Antichrist.


Collections: Álex de la Iglesia

Tagline: A devilishly dark comedy

Genres: Action, Comedy, Horror, Crime

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Country:   Italy,   Spain
Language:  Spanish, Italian
Release Date:  20 October 1995

Box Office

Revenue:  $4,367,497

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Canal+ España, Sociedad General de Televisión (Sogetel), Iberoamericana Films Produccion

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 43 min