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Matthew
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« Reply #30 on: November 25, 2006, 04:10:12 PM »

I have never seen "The Pit", but for most of my life it has been a "must see film".  Only for the fact that the VHS box cover art was rather disturbing to a 9 year old back in 1988 when I perused the aisles of the local video store. The cover art on the tape must of been over 5 years old since it was yellowed and worn and it depicted a silhouette of a small child pushing an elderly woman into a pit. Chilling back in the day. I wonder if they kept the cover art and where the hell can I get a copy of this movie.  I know I probably will be disapointed but I am rather curious now after reading through these comments.
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Vess
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« Reply #31 on: November 25, 2006, 04:09:49 PM »

A very interesting revelation from Mr Stuart above... I suppose it's impossible to hope that we could one day see the actual draft screenplay of the film, before the director's changes? (I was hoping to see it on Anchor Bay's DVD, along with perhaps a commentary or some interviews, but there is absolutely nothing on it, apart from a few snaps of the old posters...)
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The Dungeonmaster
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« Reply #32 on: February 12, 2008, 01:22:26 AM »

I'm watching it right now. I think it's an absolute classic!
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« Reply #33 on: February 12, 2008, 07:22:31 AM »

I used to own The Pit on VHS but it's disappeared.  (probably into a pit somewhere)
Any movie where the main character has the same first name as I do is a must own for me.

It was a decent film overall.  Kinda weird and creepy with some slightly uncomfortable scenes between Jamie and his babysitter.

Andrew has reviewed it here:
http://www.badmovies.org/movies/thepit/
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LtGrubersLittleTank
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« Reply #34 on: February 21, 2009, 09:08:16 AM »

The story of the director's changes sounds very interesting... I'd love to read the original script draft.
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