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Cry for the Strangers (1982)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery | Thriller  -  11 February 1982 (USA)
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The little coastal town of Clark's Harbor seems like the perfect place for psychiatrist Brad Russell and his wife to get a little peace and spend more time with each other. But the locals ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Dr. Brad Russell
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Elaine Russell
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Glen Palmer
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Chief Whalen
Claire Malis ...
Rebecca Palmer
Robin Ignico ...
Missy Palmer
Shawn Carson ...
Robby Palmer
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Riley
Taylor Lacher ...
Connor
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Doc Phelps
Anita Dangler ...
Miriam Shelling
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Jeff
J.V. Bradley ...
Merle
Josef James ...
Young Whelan
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Jerry-Mac Johnston ...
Max Horton
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The little coastal town of Clark's Harbor seems like the perfect place for psychiatrist Brad Russell and his wife to get a little peace and spend more time with each other. But the locals don't seem very friendly and, every time a storm rolls in, another mysterious death occurs... Could an ancient Indian legend of ghostly tribes and human sacrifice have anything to do with it? Written by <rosshorsley@yahoo.com>

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Violent Storms can unleash powerful forces, some calming... some deadly.

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11 February 1982 (USA)  »

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Il villaggio maledetto  »

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One of the worst of the worst. Early 80's mediocrity.
13 August 2004 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Boring early 80's ghost film. In the likes of "Poltergeist" this movie tried to copy the winning elements that made the fore-mentioned film a classic in the genre.

Cheesy f/x, bad acting, and confusing scenes make this a terrible horror movie. The "strangers" appearance is a good moment as the scene is kind of creepy but then the movie fails to create scary moments. Watch "Poltergeist II" instead of this crap.

Patrick Duffy is the best thing about it no doubt about it.

2/10. At least it made a little effort.


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