The Pit

New 2K restoration! Twelve-year old Jamie is one creepy kid. He has a perverse obsession with sex, his only friend is an evil teddy bear, and he’s the only one who know... Read more

The Pit

Directed by Lew Lehman

Year: 1981
Running Time: 96
Color Type: Color
Country: Canada
Language: English
Genres: Horror, Cult
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The Pit

Cast
Sammy Snyders
Jeannie Elias
Sonja Smits

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Directed by Lew Lehman


Twelve-year old Jamie is an outcast in his small town—he is bullied, he shows signs of being a sexual deviant, and he has no friends aside from his demonic teddy bear, Teddy. Influenced by commands he hears from Teddy, Jamie lures his unsuspecting tormentors one by one to a forest pit that he has discovered on the outskirts of town, so that they can be devoured by the man-eating troglodytes that dwell at the bottom of THE PIT!  See this Canuxploitation horror classic in a new 2K restoration!

“A totally psychotic horror film that totally catches you off guard … so baffling it leaves you questioning the reality of what you’ve just seen.” – Oh, the Horror

“A truly original film, and one not easily forgotten.” – Not Coming to a Theater Near You

“A unique concoction of Canadian horror movie and After-School Special gone terribly, terribly wrong.” – Canuxploitation!

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Venue City Date
Trylon Microcinema Minneapolis 1489550400March 15, 2017
Wisconsin Cinematheque Madison 1486357200February 6, 2017
Brattle Theatre Cambridge 1483592400January 5, 2017
Bijou Film Board Iowa City 1480741200December 3, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse New Mission San Francisco 1479445200November 18, 2016
Gateway Film Center Columbus 1479445200November 18 - November 20, 2016
Music Box Theatre Chicago 1478840400November 11 - November 12, 2016
Boedecker Theater Boulder 1478232000November 4, 2016
Hollywood Theatre Portland 1477886400October 31, 2016
Alamo Drafhouse Westlakes San Antonio 1477886400October 31, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Laredo Laredo 1477800000October 30, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Marketplace New Braunfels 1477800000October 30, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Stone Oak San Antonio 1477800000October 30, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Lubbock Lubbock 1477627200October 28, 2016
SIFF Egyptian Seattle 1477627200October 28, 2016
Alamo Vintage Park Houston 1477368000October 25, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Park North San Antonio 1477368000October 25, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Brooklyn 1477108800October 22, 2016
Belcourt Theatre Nashville 1477108800October 22, 2016
Capitol Theater Cleveland Cleveland 147676320010/18, 10/22
Alamo Ritz Austin 1476763200October 18, 2016
Cinefamily Los Angeles 1476417600October 14, 2016
Coolidge Corner Theatre Brookline 147641760010/14-15, 10/22
Alamo Drafthouse Littleton Littleton 1476158400October 11, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse El Paso El Paso 1476158400October 11, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Richardson Richardson 1476158400October 11, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers Yonkers 1475985600October 9, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse Ashburn Ashburn 1475294400October 1, 2016
Plaza Theatre Atlanta 1475208000September 30 - October 6, 2016


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