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Fear in the Night (1972)

PG  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  October 1974 (USA)
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A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, but finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man - and nobody believes her.

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A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, but finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man - and nobody believes her.

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After Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970), The Horror of Frankenstein (1970), Lust for a Vampire (1971) and Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971), this was Ralph Bates's fifth and final Hammer film. See more »

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21 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A great story and cast! A suspenseful horror-thriller! Worth watching if you like the classics! The casting in this movie is wonderful - everyone was great in this movie. Judy Geeson plays Peggy Heller so wonderfully... I felt so sorry for her. Ralph Bates plays Robert Heller a man who seemly is in-love with his young wife Peggy. Joan Collins plays Molly Carmichael - snooty rich woman. Peter Cushing is The Headmaster Michael Carmichael - a strange gentleman.

The movie does build an amount of suspense and it does have it's thrilling moments. It makes a wonderful late-at-night film. Not overly scary but definitely suspenseful and thrilling!

8.5/10


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