The People Under the Stairs

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The People Under the Stairs

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The People Under the Stairs

Release Date: November 01, 1991

Year    :   1991
Slogan    :   «In every neighborhood there is one house that adults whisper about and children cross the street to avoid.»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures, Alive Films
Director    :   Wes Craven
Producers    :   Wes Craven, Stuart M. Besser, Dixie J. Capp, Marianne Maddalena, Shep Gordon, Eileen Mack Knight, Carl Beyer, Peter Foster
Writers    :   Wes Craven
RunTime    :   102 mins.
Budget    :   6000000
Revenue    :   31347154

Poindexter "Fool" Williams, his brother Leroy, and their family face eviction from their rented home in South Central Los Angeles. Their landlords are a greedy, uncaring couple who live in a mansion that's as huge as it is eerie. Leroy has a plan to burglarize the mansion, but what the boys find inside is not what they expected.

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