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The Believers (1987)

R
114 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A New York psychiatrist finds that a brujería-inspired cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son.
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Director
John Schlesinger (directed by)
Writers
Nicholas Conde (book "The Religion") | Mark Frost (screenplay by)
Producers
Beverly J. Camhe (produced by) (as Beverly Camhe) | Michael Childers (produced by) | John Schlesinger (produced by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Donna Isaacson (casting) | John S. Lyons (casting) (as John Lyons)
Production Designer
Simon Holland (production design)
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Release date
Jun 10, 1987 (United States)

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6.1 / 10 | 6,053 votes