The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

PG 04/17/1980 (US) FantasyHorrorThriller 1h 23m

It was just an innocent game until a young girl vanished...for thirty years.


After an American family moves to an old country manor in rural England, one of the daughters is tormented by the spirit of the owner's long lost daughter, who mysteriously disappeared 30 years ago during a solar eclipse.

  1. John Hough


  2. Florence Engel Randall


  3. Harry Spalding


  4. Brian Clemens


  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

  6. Benedict Taylor

    Benedict Taylor

    Mike Fleming

  7. Frances Cuka

    Frances Cuka

    Mary Fleming

  8. Richard Pasco

    Richard Pasco

    Tom Colley

  9. Ian Bannen

    Ian Bannen

    John Keller

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The Watcher in the Woods
The Watcher in the Woods

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $9,000,000.00

Revenue $5,000,000.00


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