No sooner does an all-American family takes possession of a baronial English manor when all manner of peculiar things occurring, including signs that point to the disappearance of a young girl during a solar eclipse decades before. Bette Davis headlines and Lynn-Holly Johnson co-stars in this suspenseful take on haunted houses.

  1. John Hough


  2. Florence Engel Randall


  3. Brian Clemens


  4. Harry Spalding


  5. Rosemary Anne Sisson


  6. Gerry Day


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bette Davis

    Bette Davis

    Mrs. Aylwood

  2. Lynn-Holly Johnson

    Lynn-Holly Johnson

    Jan Curtis

  3. Kyle Richards

    Kyle Richards

    Ellie Curtis

  4. Carroll Baker

    Carroll Baker

    Helen Curtis

  5. David McCallum

    David McCallum

    Paul Curtis

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The Watcher in the Woods
The Watcher in the Woods


Status Released

Release Information

  • April 17, 1980


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

Budget -

Revenue $5,000,000.00



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