Deadly Friend

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Deadly Friend ★★ 1986 (R)

A well-meaning horror flick? That's what Wes Craven has tried to provide for us. When the girlfriend of a lonely teenage genius is accidentally killed, he decides to insert his robot's “brain” in her body, though the results aren't entirely successful. The same can be said for the film which was based on Diana Henstell's more effective novel “Friend.” 91m/C VHS . Matthew Laborteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey, Richard Marcus, Anne Ramsey; D: Wes Craven; W: Bruce Joel Rubin; C: Philip Lathrop; M: Charles Bernstein.