Cruise Into Terror
Written byMichael Braverman
Directed byBruce Kessler
StarringDirk Benedict
John Forsythe
Frank Converse
Christopher George
Lynda Day George
Jo Ann Harris
Lee Meriwether
Ray Milland
Music byGerald Fried
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
ProducersDouglas S. Cramer
Aaron Spelling
CinematographyArch Dalzell
EditorsDennis Virkler
John Wright
Running time100 minutes
Production companyAaron Spelling Productions
Original networkABC
Original releaseFebruary 3, 1978 (1978-02-03)

Cruise Into Terror is a 1978 American made-for-television[1] horror film starring Dirk Benedict, John Forsythe, Frank Converse, Ray Milland and Stella Stevens. Directed by Bruce Kessler,[2] it originally premiered February 3, 1978 on ABC.[3]


A commercial pleasure ship, cruising near the Gulf of Mexico, brings aboard a sunken Egyptian sarcophagus which contains the son of Satan.



  1. ^ Churchill, David. "So Bad It's Good?: Cruise Into Terror (1978)". Critics at Large. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Cruise into Terror (1978)". The Terror Trap. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Previewing Three TV Movies: 'Deadman's Curve' on CBS". Los Angeles Times. Feb 3, 1978. p. e19.