Deadly Friend

Film, Horror

Time Out says

Teenage boffin Paul has developed a robot, BB, that can think for itself but it still has a silly voice. It suddenly starts seeing red, but no matter - Elvira, a paranoid neighbour, blows it away. Samantha, though, is a nice neighbour, and Paul is off his rocker when her kooky father kills her. But love will find a way: Paul implants BB's brain into Samantha's. She jerks into action. She is set on revenge... Although the prevailing tone is comic, there is plenty of grue and gore; the heart stops several times. This may be Craven at his crummiest, but the resulting sick still ranks higher than anything his imitators can come up with.


Release details

90 mins

Cast and crew

Wes Craven
Bruce Joel Rubin
Matthew Laborteaux
Kristy Swanson
Michael Sharrett
Anne Twomey
Anne Ramsey
Richard Marcus
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