The People under the Stairs (1991)

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A spooky couple terrorize their teenage daughter and keep a horde of ashen youths locked in the basement. Thirteen-year-old Poindexter Williams joins with Leroy and Spenser to help rob the house. They later find Spenser dead and partially eaten in the cellar...

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