MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 14,030 this week

Winter Kill (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery | Thriller  -  15 April 1974 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 179 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

A sniper is killing residents at a winter resort. Who will die next? And why?

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (story)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 15 Oct 2011
 
a list of 48 titles
created 25 Oct 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 30 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 240 titles
created 20 Jan 2014
 
a list of 45 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Winter Kill" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Winter Kill (TV Movie 1974)

Winter Kill (TV Movie 1974) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Winter Kill.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dying Room Only (TV Movie 1973)
Mystery | Thriller | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A married couple are traveling on a deserted desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room. He never returns and the wife begins to suspect serious foul ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock
Stars: Cloris Leachman, Ross Martin, Ned Beatty
The Stranger Within (TV Movie 1974)
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An expectant mother begins acting strangely and doesn't know why. Gradually she starts to realize that her bizarre behavior is being controlled by her unborn baby.

Director: Lee Philips
Stars: Barbara Eden, George Grizzard, Joyce Van Patten
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Vietnam veteran Ray Hicks gets conned into helping his buddy John Converse smuggle some heroin, only to wind up on the lam with John's wife when the deal goes sour.

Director: Karel Reisz
Stars: Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty
Go Ask Alice (TV Movie 1973)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Inadvertently, a 14-year-old girl in the late American 1960's is sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.

Director: John Korty
Stars: William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Wendell Burton
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Will Stockdale is a country bumpkin drafted into the Air Force and too dumb to realize he's driving everyone around him crazy -- no one more than Sgt. King.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Andy Griffith, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams
Mystery | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An enigmatic young woman has been murdered in a small California coast town. The investigation by the local sheriff uncovers a complex web of relationships centering on the victim; the ... See full summary »

Director: James Goldstone
Stars: James Garner, Katharine Ross, Hal Holbrook
Grace Quigley (1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides to blackmail ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Harvey
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Nick Nolte, Kit Le Fever
Crime | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Mayhem starts when a gang of bikers is accused of a sadistic rape in a small town.

Directors: William Dear, Thomas L. Dyke
Stars: David Hyry, J. Craig Collicut, Carson Jackson
A Cold Night's Death (TV Movie 1973)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Scientists Culp and Wallach suspect that there is someone other than their research primates inhabiting their polar station.

Director: Jerrold Freedman
Stars: Robert Culp, Eli Wallach, Michael C. Gwynne
Pray for the Wildcats (TV Movie 1974)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Griffith plays a captain of industry who hires an ad agency (Shatner and Gortner). The agency tries to sell Griffith on a campaign shot in Baja, California. Griffith won't sign without all ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Michael Lewis
Stars: Andy Griffith, William Shatner, Robert Reed
At 2:15 (2015)
Drama | Romance

The film revolves around the real and hypothetical lives of a group of people whose paths cross in the cultural sites of the city of Madrid.

Director: Maria De Kannon Cle
Stars: Nick Nolte, √Āngela Molina
The Runaway Barge (TV Movie 1975)
Adventure | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Three bargemen on the Mississippi River find themselves mixed up in a kidnapping and hijacking plot.

Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: Bo Hopkins, Tim Matheson, Jim Davis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sheriff Sam McNeill
John Larch ...
Dr. Bill Hammond
...
Bill Carter
...
Peter Lockhard
...
Mayor Clinton Bickford
...
Charley Eastman
...
Grace Lockhard
...
Betty
John Calvin ...
Deputy Jerry Troy
Louise Latham ...
Doris
Robert F. Simon ...
Harvey
...
Dave Michaels
...
Mildred Young
Walter Brooke ...
Ben
Devra Korwin ...
Elaine Carter
Edit

Storyline

Someone is shooting the residents of a mountain resort town. Sheriff McNeill (Andy Griffith) must figure out the connection that links the victims and find the sniper before he (or she) kills again, and before the town council relieves him of duty. Written by yortsnave

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 April 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

McNeill  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This unsold television series pilot was inspired by the film They Only Kill Their Masters (1972), starring James Garner. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Adams of Eagle Lake (1975) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Frightening childhood memories
24 July 2006 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I recall staying up late one night back in 74' and watching this in the dark with my older brother, all while staying over night at my grandma's house, down stairs in the basement. I guess you could say that was a perfect setting.

I was enthralled in the story and I remember a night scene in which pebbles were tossed at a window, where a woman lived (I assumed it was her home) by some unknown person, just tossing them to get her attention, one at a time. Finally getting her attention, she stood in the window and by the time the audience figured something was about to happen, she was fatally shot to death!! I was horrified. This T.V. thriller seemed to have a pace that was a little sleepy in it's delivery of the story and the action of the characters in some parts, but that was probably just the 'm.o.' of it.

Now it's been over 30 years and I would really enjoy seeing this again from beginning to end, but I wouldn't know where to look for it on the dial. I don't know if it is on tape or disk either. Some of the classic stuff doesn't always get market shelved to the public, like it should.

Anyway if you are an Andy Griffith fan, I should think you would like him in this and be intrigued by this story too. I rate it an 8. (***)


10 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Perfect winter 'sick day' movie ravcon
1974 Movie Winter Kill kingalan759
Same House Was Used In A Columbo Episode? KjerstiFraNorge
Discuss Winter Kill (1974) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?