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Night Warning (1982)

R  |   |  Horror  |  February 1982 (USA)
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An orphaned teenager finds himself being dominated by his aunt who's hell-bent on keeping him with her...at all costs.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy McNichol ...
Billy Lynch
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Cheryl Roberts (Aunt Cheryl)
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Detective Joe Carlson
Marcia Lewis ...
Margie
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Julia
Britt Leach ...
Sgt. Cook
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Coach Tom Landers
Caskey Swaim ...
Phil Brody
Cooper Neal ...
Frank
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Eddie (as William Paxton)
Kay Kimler ...
Anna Lynch
Gary Baxley ...
Bill Lynch, Sr.
Vickie Oleson ...
Lady Police Officer
Clemente Anchondo ...
Jail Arrestee
Alex Baker ...
Police Officer Westcott
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Storyline

Since the death of his parents fourteen years ago, Billy Lynch has been raised by his over-protective aunt Cheryl. But once he turns seventeen, he is soon set on planning his life...without her. He's planing on going on to college and is dating local girl Julie. None of which sits well for his aunt, who's lost everyone else in her life and now with her nephew ready to leave, ensures she starts on a campaign to keep him with her...forever.But as her plans misfire she becomes swept up in a cycle of psychosis and frenzied violence all being blamed on Billy by everyone else...including a homophobic detective, who's anti-gay prejudice is steadily reaching its zenith...leading to an unforeseeable outcome. Written by suspicous

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She was lonely. He was all she had. No-one would take him from her - and live... See more »

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February 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker  »

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The film (under the title "Nightmare Maker") was one of the original UK video nasties on the DPP 72 list. It was later submitted for a UK video certificate (as "The Evil Protege") in 1987 but was rejected by the BBFC. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: Next time... keep your queer hands off of me, okay?
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Little Boy Billy
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An over looked film.

An over protective aunt eventually goes crazy and murders off anybody that tries to bring harm to her teenage nephew, whom she has incestious desires toward. The plot is nothing new or very original, but this horror film is well made (by any movie standard) and very well acted by all involved. The standout in the cast though, is Susan Tyrell as the crazed aunt. Susan gives what is the performance of her career.

A very over looked film, but this is very good and worth seeking out. Ignore the bad tape box though. MY RATING: 8 out of 10.


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