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Director:
Writers:
John Dunning (story)
Eddy Matalon (story)
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Release Date:
13 September 1978 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
One City-Wide Blackout ... Deranged Killers on the Loose .. Twelve Hours of Sheer Terror! See more »
Plot:
A black comedy of violent criminals who terrorize apartment dwellers during New York's 1977 power blackout. | Add synopsis »
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Pretty good Canadian actioner See more (5 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Eddy Matalon 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Dunning  story
Eddy Matalon  story
John C.W. Saxton  writer

Produced by
Nicole M. Boisvert .... producer
Don Carmody .... executive producer
John Dunning .... producer
André Link .... executive producer
Eddy Matalon .... producer
Ivan Reitman .... executive producer
John Vidette .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Didier Vasseur 
 
Cinematography by
Jean-Jacques Tarbès 
 
Film Editing by
Debra Karen 
 
Production Design by
Jocelyn Joly 
 
Costume Design by
Blanche-Danielle Boileau 
 
Makeup Department
Suzanne Rioux .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Stewart Harding .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Pedro Gandol .... third assistant director
Al Simmons .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Andre Brochu .... construction supervisor
 
Sound Department
Henri Blondeau .... sound
Gary C. Bourgeois .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Joe Elsener .... special effects
 
Other crew
Thérèse Bérubé .... script supervisor
 

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92 min
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Continuity: In the end when Robert carradine tries to escape from the underground garage in a car, we clearly see that the (stunt) driver is on the right side of the car in half of the shots, then when they show the closeup of carradine again he's back on the left or driver's side.See more »
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Pretty good Canadian actioner, 29 May 1999
Author: William (williamnorton316@hotmail.com) from Seattle, Washington

I wouldn't be surprised Hollywood will one day borrow some idea off of this film. New York has a blackout and four nutty convicts (lead by activist Robert Carradine) goes to a High Rise apartment and haunt the tenant. Jim Mitchum plays a cop who is the only one that can stop them (sort of like Bruce Willis in DIE HARD). New World Picture edited a very important scene in the film, where they explained about the convict. Ray Milland is good also

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