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A Thief in the Night (1972)

 -  Drama | Fantasy | Horror  -  22 March 1973 (USA)
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Patty Dunning ...
Mike Niday ...
Jim Wright
Colleen Niday ...
Jenny (as Coleen Niday)
Maryann Rachford ...
Diane Bradford
Thom Rachford ...
Jerry Bradford (as Tom Rachford)
Duane Coller ...
Duane
Russell S. Doughten Jr. ...
Reverend Matthew Turner
Clarence Balmer ...
Pastor Balmer (the good minister)
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...and there will be no place to hide.

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This was shown in churches. See more »

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During the chase scene towards the railway trestle the road appears one minute to have new yellow striping and the next cut having no striping. As the yellow striping don't have the old white ones underneath, the road must have been unmarked and painted during filming. The USA was converting their road markings from white to yellow during this period. See more »

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Girl at teen center: But He's done it for us, Jenny, that's why He came to Earth. Jesus Christ was born a human being, and He grew and lived the life that God's holiness demands of each of us. And He was punished and killed, punished as though He was one of us.
Jenny: That seems so unfair.
Girl at teen center: Who said love is fair?
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Followed by The Prodigal Planet (1983) See more »

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I Wish We'd All Been Ready
Words and Music by Larry Norman
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Traumatizing!
1 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Perhaps because I was so young, innocent and BRAINWASHED when I saw it, this movie was the cause of many sleepless nights for me. I haven't seen it since I was in seventh grade at a Presbyterian school, so I am not sure what effect it would have on me now. However, I will say that it left an impression on me... and most of my friends. It did serve its purpose, at least until we were old enough and knowledgeable enough to analyze and create our own opinions. I was particularly terrified of what the newly-converted post-rapture Christians had to endure when not receiving the mark of the beast. I don't want to spoil the movie for those who haven't seen it so I will not mention details of the scenes, but I can still picture them in my head... and it's been 19 years.


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