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Night Must Fall (1964)

A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all.

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Danny is a working-class psychopath who moves in with a wealthy widow to redecorate her house. He plays "games" with her while sleeping with her daughter and maid. Written by alfiehitchie

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The lusty brawling star of "Tom Jones" goes psycho in Night Must Fall.

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A psychological thriller well acted by a young Albert Finney.
15 August 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This remake of a 1937 Robert Montgomery movie is just as eerie as the original. Albert Finney does a great job conveying a momma's boy character who turns even more pathological as the film progresses. As true for many better British films, the supporting characters are well cast and perfectly matched to their respective parts.


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