A big-city blackout brings out looters, an ambitious politician, a police squad, and a young woman stranded after a party. An all-star cast.

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A Looter
Jason Bernard ...
Dale Wrightson
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Oscar
Timothy J. Borquez ...
Looter
John Brandon ...
George Carmody
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Charles Neville
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Herbert Lee
Laura Campbell ...
Joyce Hedison
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David Greeley
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Frank McGuire
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Arnold Clements
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Cliff Barrankos
Bobby F. Ellerbee ...
Rollie
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A big-city blackout brings out looters, an ambitious politician, a police squad, and a young woman stranded after a party. An all-star cast.

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14 December 1980 (USA)  »

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Die Nacht, als der Terror tobte  »

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