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Murder by Phone (1982)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller, Mystery  |  December 1982 (USA)
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A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Nat Bridger
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Stanley Markowitz
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Ridley Taylor
Robin Gammell ...
Noah Clayton
Gary Reineke ...
Lt. Meara
Barry Morse ...
Fred Waites
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John Websole
James B. Douglas ...
Jack Gilsdorf
Ken Pogue ...
Fil Thorner
Neil Munro ...
Winters
Jefferson Mappin ...
Photographer
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Detective Tamblyn
Colin Fox ...
Dr. Alderman
Luba Goy ...
Beth Freemantle
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Connie Lawson
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Storyline

A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.

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First the line goes dead, then... See more »


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Release Date:

December 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hell's Bells  »

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Budget:

CAD 5,600,000 (estimated)
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Known in the UK as Bells See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Nat Bridger: I'll call ya!
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Pictures of telephones are displayed throughout the concluding credits, which finish with a telephone ringing. See more »

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Exciting thriller
5 December 1999 | by (Trøndelag, Norway) – See all my reviews

This movie is known under the title "Bells" in my country. Bells is a exciting and unusual thriller about a killer who kills people with the help of the phone (he sends some deadly sounds through the phone). The movie is made with skill and have great & convincing actors who really takes the job serious. The plot is good and makes you feel the tension in the film. Recommended

I give it 8 out of 10


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