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The screams you hear may be your own! See more »
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Random people are terrorized by a malevolent man who brings their worst fears to life. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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What a disjointed, sloppy mess... See more (38 total) »

Cast

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Jennifer Holmes ... Mary

Cameron Mitchell ... Col. Bill Carson
Craig Gardner ... Dean Turner
Zoli Marki ... Jo (as Zoli Markey)
Peter J. Elliott ... Mr. Parker
Moira Winslow ... Joan Parker
Mark Tanous ... Bobby
Diane Burmeister
George Korelin ... Dr, Stuart
Vera Blacker ... Mrs. Stuart
Ashleigh Sendin ... Emily Parker
John Parsonson ... The Truck Driver
Graham Kennard
April Galetti
Jannie Wienand
Amanda Wildman
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Directed by
Percival Rubens 
 
Writing credits
Percival Rubens 

Produced by
Bernard Buys .... associate producer
David Dalling .... executive producer
Percival Rubens .... producer
Joe Steinberg .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Nick Labuschagne 
 
Cinematography by
Vincent G. Cox  (as Vincent Cox)
 
Makeup Department
Reggie Wollenschlager .... makeup artist (as Reggie Wollschlager)
 
Production Management
John Parsonson .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Graham Hickson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Louis Comanducci .... set construction
 
Sound Department
Tony Bensusan .... sound recordist
Bernard Buys .... sound
Luke Kgofelo .... assistant sound mixer
Sid Knowles .... sound mixer
James Preston .... assistant sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Bartels .... clapper loader
Hector Hambides .... clapper loader
Tony Moore .... focus puller
Piet Rampedi .... electrician
Sean Ryan .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Reggie Wollenschlager .... wardrobe (as Reggie Wollschlager)
 
Editorial Department
Patty Farah .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Charles Vermeulen .... runner
Carol Woodman .... production secretary
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Midnight Caller" - USA (reissue title)
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USA:94 min
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Continuity: Throughout the entire movie, the killer's mask appears and disappears between shots.See more »
Quotes:
[Explaining his ESP]
Col. Bill Carson:Sometimes I get these... feelings. Vibes, as the kids would say.
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References The Amityville Horror (1979)See more »
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
What a disjointed, sloppy mess..., 29 January 2001
Author: matoolz2 from North Carolina

I recently saw this movie in a video store, for sale, on DVD (for only $5.99). Thank God, I did`nt buy it. I ended up renting it, for a buck, a week later and wished I had`nt done that either.

The first part of the movie deals with a man, the "Demon", abducting a 14 year old girl and murdering her. When the parents can`t find her (dead or alive) they enlist the services of an ex-marine colonel with ESP no less (Cameron Mitchell).

Mitchell`s overacting aside the movie has some flow at this point but not for long. It quickly becomes a disjointed mess as it jumps completely away from it`s beginning plot.

I kept getting the sense that they started a movie and after getting so far into it they decided the plot was`nt working so they scrapped their original idea and went for something else but left in the footage they had already shot.

After breaking away from the Esp aspect (plot) the movie jumps from one plot to another until they decide to mercifully end the movie as well as the watchers misery.

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