The second film, A Thief in the Night being the first, A Distant Thunder continues the story of Patty, a young woman living in the "end times" referred to in biblical prophecy. This action ... See full summary »

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Patty Dunning ...
Sally Johnson ...
Wenda Johnson
Sandy Christen ...
Sandy Stevens (as Sandy Stevens)
Thom Rachford ...
Jerry Bradford (as Tom Rachford)
Maryann Rachford ...
Diane Bradford
Heidi Vaughn ...
Woman with baby at hospital
Russell S. Doughten Jr. ...
Reverend Matthew Turner (as Russ Doughten Jr.)
Kent Wagner ...
Kent Onan
Curtis Page
Jean Berg
Colleen Niday ...
Jenny
Jim Ites
Timm Jackson
Tim Doughten ...
Murial Hunt
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The second film, A Thief in the Night being the first, A Distant Thunder continues the story of Patty, a young woman living in the "end times" referred to in biblical prophecy. This action suspense thriller finds Patty living as a fugitive, trying to hide from the ever increasing evil around her. Relentlessly pursued and finally captured by the forces of UNITE, she is given a choice: Either receive "the mark" or face death.

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This Evangelical Christian film was originally shown almost exclusively at churches. See more »

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Jenny: [reading] 'Therefore, be also ready, for in such an hour as you think not, the Son of Man cometh'. It'll happen just that quick, Patty, the Bible says like a thief in the night.
Patty: Jenny, I believe that God is love, and it really upsets me when people go around scaring everyone with this Jesus coming in the clouds and tribulation stuff. That's what I hate about religion, God makes all this elaborate plan to send us all to hell.
Jenny: Patty, God made a perfect plan that none shall perish. He sacrificed ...
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Good Movie
1 June 2001 | by (Berkeley) – See all my reviews

This is a good sequel to the first, Thief in the Night. The continuation of the main character, Patty, and the "villian," Diane gives it continuity. New characters are also introduced.


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