Deadly Friend (1986) (Collector’s Edition) Available October 12

From director Wes Craven (A Nightmare On Elm Street, Scream) comes a terrifying tale of technology gone haywire! Lonely teenage genius Paul (Matthew Labyorteaux, Barbarians At The Gate), a specialist in brain research, has two best friends: his remarkable robot … and the beautiful girl next door (Kristy Swanson, Buffy The Vampire Slayer). When tragedy strikes both of his friends, he desperately tries to save them by pushing technology beyond its mortal limits into a terrifying new realm. Like a modern-day Dr. Frankenstein, Paul discovers too late that he has created a rampaging monster! “Deadly Friend is a witty ghoul story … [it] deliberately teeters on the edge of spoof” (The New York Times).

STARRING: Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett

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Horror History: Friday, October 10, 1986: Deadly Friend was released in theaters

Suspense master Wes Craven presents a story about a lonely teenagerwhose overwhelming love for a young girl compels him to use all of hisscientific knowledge and cunning to keep alive.

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Deadly Friend (1986) – Official Trailer

From director Wes Craven (A Nightmare On Elm Street, Scream) comes a terrifying tale of technology gone haywire! Lonely teenage genius Paul (Matthew Labyorteaux, Barbarians At The Gate), a specialist in brain research, has two best friends: his remarkable robot … and the beautiful girl next door (Kristy Swanson, Buffy The Vampire Slayer). When tragedy strikes both of his friends, he desperately tries to save them by pushing technology beyond its mortal limits into a terrifying new realm. Like a modern-day Dr. Frankenstein, Paul discovers too late that he has created a rampaging monster! “Deadly Friend is a witty ghoul story … [it] deliberately teeters on the edge of spoof” (The New York Times).