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Are You in the House Alone? (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Horror  -  20 September 1978 (USA)
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Teenage girl is plagued by harassing phone calls. Her fear mounts when she's babysitting at a neighbor's home one evening and the caller rings her at that number.

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Gail Osborne
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Anne Osborne
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Neil Osborne
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Allison Bremer
Tricia O'Neil ...
Jessica Hirsch
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Phil Lawver
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Chris Elden
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Steve Pastorinis
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Rouillard
Randy Stumpf ...
E.K. Miller
Magda Harout ...
Malevich
Sandra Sharp ...
Pamela
Michael Bond ...
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Policewoman (as Lois Areno)
Sandra Giles ...
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Teenage girl is plagued by harassing phone calls. Her fear mounts when she's babysitting at a neighbor's home one evening and the caller rings her at that number. Written by Dennis Lewis <dsl@sprynet.com>

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Also Known As:

Luojan tähden älä ole yksin  »

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Doctor: Gail, you're at the hospital. Do you know why you're here?
Gail Osborne: [nods, crying] He raped me.
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Tense and chilling made for TV movie
16 June 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie may not be a straight up slasher movie due to the fact that there are no deaths at all, but for a TV movie, I found this very much decent and entertaining. The opening where we see the aftermath of a high school girl beaten and raped, which really set the tone for what this movie is about and then it flashbacks to the previous events leading up to what happened.

Like I said this movie is not a slasher but features several elements like the young girl getting strange phone calls, threatening notes and tense stalk scenes. However the suspense here has a very realistic feel and you do feel the raw emotions that this character is going through especially when she sees her rapist getting ready to stalk his next victim and of course we do get a list of suspects and this movie doe's display that angle well and keep you guessing throughout. While what happens is horrifying, there's not much in the way of true horror, but what we have is a pretty solid thriller with lots of build up and a great pay off thanks to its good pacing.

The strongest thing about this movie is the acting which is top notch Kathleen Beller who plays the main character was very good and believable, her innocence and beauty makes you really root for her especially when she turns detective and eventually turns the tables on her attacker. Plus we get a standout performance from a fresh faced Dennis Quaid and Scott Colomby as the boyfriend also really stood out, displaying great chemistry with Gail, in fact all of the cast had great chemistry with each other, even the parents were great.

All in all "Are You in the House Alone" may seem a bit dated by today's standards, but still genially creepy and frightening realistic.


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