The Convent (2000)

Director
Mike Mendez

Main cast
Adrienne Barbeau; Joanna Canton; Richard Trapp; Megahn Perry; Liam Kyle Sullivan

Genres
Horror, Thriller, Comedy

Description
A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.


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