Deadly Friend(Movie, 1986)

| 1h 31min | Genres: Horror, Science Fiction
Deadly FriendRating: 3.1/5 (with 7777 votes)
Deadly Friend is a 1986 American science fiction horror film directed by Wes Craven, and starring Matthew Laborteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey, Richard Marcus, and Anne Ramsey. Its plot follows a teenage computer prodigy who implants a robot's hard drive into the brain of his teenage neighbor after she is pronounced brain dead; the experiment proves successful, but she swiftly begins a killing spree in their neighborhood. It is based on the 1985 novel Friend by Diana Henstell, which was adapted for the screen by Bruce Joel Rubin. Originally, the film was a sci-fi thriller without any graphic scenes, with a bigger focus on plot and character development and a dark love story centering on the two main characters, which were not typical aspects of Craven's previous films. Af... ()
Movie poster of Deadly Friend

Where to watch Deadly Friend (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Deadly Friend" is currently available on 2 providers. Deadly Friend can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 30min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 30min
Also available at on: DVD

About Deadly Friend

Scientific whiz-kid Paul moves to a new town to study artificial intelligence at the local university. One of Paul's high-tech inventions is a growly-voiced robot named BeeBee, and one of his new friends is the lovely girl next door, Samantha. When tragic events take both BeeBee and Samantha from him, the boy genius desperately sets out to restore the love he lost — and, like a modern-day Dr. Frankenstein, discovers too late that he has created a rampaging monster.

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Trailer for Deadly Friend + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "Friend" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 13 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/10/1986
Director: Wes Craven
Producer: Patrick H. Kelley
Screenwriter: Bruce Joel Rubin
Director of Photography: Philip H. Lathrop
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Obsesión fatal"
"Amiga Mortal"

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