In a series of motiveless murders committed by various New York residents, a sniper picks off targets from a water tower; a mild-mannered father murders his entire family; a cop (Andy Kaufman), opens fire during a St. Patrick's Day parade. The only consistent patern to the crimes involves the perpetrators' calm admissions of guilt, explaining, "God told me to." While investigating the murders, devoutly Catholic police detective Peter Nicholas (Tony LoBianco), is increasingly troubled by evidence of a Christ-like figure named Bernard Phillips (Richard Lynch), who appeared to each of the killers and can't seem to shake the feeling that his own fate is inexplicable linked to this mysterious being.

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God Told Me To (1976)

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Horror/Mystery/Crime/Suspense/Thriller/Science-Fiction · 1h 31m · 10/22/1976

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In a series of motiveless murders committed by various New York residents, a sniper picks off targets from a water tower; a mild-mannered father murders his entire family; a cop (Andy Kaufman), opens fire during a St. Patrick's Day parade. The only consistent patern to the crimes involves the perpetrators' calm admissions of guilt, explaining, "God told me to." While investigating the murders, devoutly Catholic police detective Peter Nicholas (Tony LoBianco), is increasingly troubled by evidence of a Christ-like figure named Bernard Phillips (Richard Lynch), who appeared to each of the killers and can't seem to shake the feeling that his own fate is inexplicable linked to this mysterious being.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Larco Productions

Budget

$300,000
Part Of
Cast
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Tony Lo Bianco

Peter J. Nicholas
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Deborah Raffin

Casey Forster
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Sandy Dennis

Martha Nicholas
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Sylvia Sidney

Elizabeth Mullin
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Sam Levene

Everett Lukas
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Robert Drivas

David Morten
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Mike Kellin

Deputy Commissioner
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Richard Lynch

Bernard Phillips
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Sammy Williams

Harold Gorman
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Jo Flores Chase

Mrs. Gorman
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William Roerick

Richards
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Lester Rawlins

Board Chairman
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Harry Bellaver

Cookie
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George Patterson

Zero
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Walter Steele

Junkie
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John Heffernan

Bramwell
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Alan Cauldwell

Bramwell as a Youth
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Robert Nichols

Fletcher
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Andy Kaufman

Police Officer
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Al Fann

Detective Squad
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James Dixon

Detective Squad
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Bobby Ramsen

Detective Squad
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Peter Hock

Detective Squad
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Alex Stevens

Detective Squad
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Harry Madsen

Detective Squad
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Randy Jurgensen

Detective Squad
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Sherry Steiner

Mrs. Phillips as a Girl
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James Dukas

Doorman
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Mason Adams

Obstetrician
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William Bressant

Police Officer
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Armand Dahan

Fruit Vendor
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Vida Taylor

Miss Mullin as a Girl
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Adrian James

Prostitute
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Leila Martin

Nurse Jackson
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Michael Pendry

Attendant
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Dan Resin

Wall Street Executive
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Sandro Mancori

Wall Street Executive (as Alexander Clark)
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Marvin Silbisher

Wall Street Executive
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Harry Eno

Medical Examiner
Crew
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Larry Cohen

Director
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Larry Cohen

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To Kill

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/26/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To...

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To

(DVD)

1/1/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

7/19/2022

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

2/24/2015

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To

(DVD)

3/30/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Demon

(DVD)

6/1/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To

(DVD)

12/3/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To

(DVD)

10/11/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me to

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told me To

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/6/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me To

(DVD)

2/24/2015

Disc Title Front Cover

God Told Me to

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

7/10/2003

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