Manos: The Hands of Fate

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Manos: The Hands of Fate is a 1966 American horror film about a family on vacation who lose their way while on a road trip and are trapped in a lodge with people following a devil cult. It is considered one of the worst films ever made.

Directed and screenplay by Harold P. Warren.
It's Shocking! It's Beyond Your Imagination! Taglines


  • I am Torgo. I take care of the place while the Master is away.
  • There is no way out of here. It'll be dark soon. There is no way out of here.
  • You were his first wife, but he's grown sick of you. He doesn't want you anymore, I don't even want you anymore!

The Master[edit]

  • You have failed us, Torgo. For this, you must die.
  • Manos, god of primal darkness. As thou has decreed so have I done. The hands of fate have doomed this man. Thy will is done.
  • Arise, my wifes. Give ear to the words of Manos. Arise, my wives! And hear the will of Manos.


  • [last lines] I am Michael. I take care of the place while the Master is away.


  • [repeated line] Mike, I'm scared.

The Closing Sign[edit]

  • The End?


Michael: Hey, Torgo, where's the phone? Yes, Alexander Graham Bell, you know, telephone?
Torgo: There is no phone here, sir. The Master does not approve of such devices.
Margaret: Then... then where is the nearest phone?
Torgo: The nearest phone is at the crossroads. That's ten miles.
Margaret: Ten miles? Might as well be ten THOUSAND miles!
Michael: [getting mad] Easy, honey! It won't help to get mad!


  • It's Shocking! It's Beyond Your Imagination!
  • A cult of weird, horrible people who gather beautiful women only to deface them with a burning hand!
  • No one seated the last 10 minutes! We defy you to guess the ending... and ask you not to divulge it!


  • Tom Neyman — The Master
  • John Reynolds — Torgo
  • Diane Mahree — Margaret
  • Hal Warren — Michael
  • Jackey Neyman — Debbie

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