The movie The Pit (1981), also known as Teddy, is a Canadian horror film directed by Lew Lehman. The plot follows a socially awkward and disturbed preteen boy named Jamie, who seeks revenge on those who torment him. Jamie discovers a pit in the woods inhabited by a group of flesh-eating creatures, and he begins to feed his enemies to the creatures as a form of punishment.
The movie The Pit (1981) delves into the dark and twisted mind of Jamie as he navigates his troubled life. His obsession with the pit and the creatures within it leads him down a dangerous path. As Jamie’s actions become increasingly violent and disturbing, those around him become suspicious and fearful.
- Sammy Snyders as Jamie Benjamin
- Jeannie Elias as Sandy O’Reilly
- Sonja Smits as Mrs. Lynde
- Laura Hollingsworth as Marg Livingstone
– The Pit (1981) was filmed in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, despite being a Canadian production.
– The film explores themes of autism and mental illness through the character of Jamie, shedding light on the challenges faced by individuals with special needs.
– The Pit gained a cult following over the years, with fans appreciating its unique blend of horror and psychological elements.