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Writer:
David Schmoeller (written by)
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Release Date:
29 January 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
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Alone...frightened...trapped like an animal.
Plot:
An attractive, well-known TV newscaster is stalked by an obsessed admirer, a TV station scriptwriter... See more » | Add synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
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A film that at it's time brought the stalking issue to front headlines. This picture is also a good erotic suspense thriller. See more (24 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Morgan Fairchild ... Jamie Douglas

Michael Sarrazin ... Brandon

Vince Edwards ... Maxwell

Andrew Stevens ... Derek

Colleen Camp ... Robin
Kevin Brophy ... Bobby
Wendy Smith Howard ... Julie

Woodrow Parfrey ... Store Salesman
Betty Kean ... Mrs. Caluso

Joanne Linville ... Dr. Weston

Marii Mak ... Lisa (as Marri Mak)
Richard Reed ... Floor Manager
Bob DeSimone ... Photographer (as Robert De Simone)
Michael Griswold ... News Anchorman
Marilyn Staley ... Newscaster
Diana Rose ... Mrs. Wilson
Shailar Schmoeller ... Ricky Wilson
Marilyn Wolf ... Waitress
Jeffrey Richman ... Technical Director
Cathryn Hartt ... Teleprompter Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Hasselhoff ... Teleprompter Girl (uncredited)
Deborah Koppel ... Teleprompter Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
David Schmoeller 
 
Writing credits
David Schmoeller (written by)

Produced by
Frank Capra Jr. .... executive producer
Bruce Cohn Curtis .... producer
Tom Curtis .... associate producer
Chuck Russell .... executive producer
Joseph Wolf .... executive producer
Irwin Yablans .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin 
 
Cinematography by
Mac Ahlberg 
 
Film Editing by
Anthony DiMarco  (as Tony Di Marco)
 
Casting by
Johanna Ray 
 
Makeup Department
Michi Harata .... assistant makeup artist
Francesca Maxwell .... makeup artist
Myke Michaels .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Michael Fottrell .... production manager
Blossom Kahn .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Charleston .... assistant director trainee (as James Charleston)
Betsy Magruder .... second assistant director
Peter Manoogian .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Michael 'Mickey' Beltran .... assistant property master
David B. Clark .... swing dresser (as David Clark)
Mike Fredrickson .... carpenter
David L. Glazer .... property master
Deborah Harris .... art department assistant
Joe Jorden .... carpenter
Nancy King .... art department assistant (as Nancy Williams King)
Jeff Knight .... assistant art director
Mark Luine .... lead set dresser
Martha Mitchell .... art department assistant
Peter Tkacheff .... carpenter (as Peter V. Tkacheff)
Dan Totilo .... art department assistant
Tom von Badinski .... welder
John R. Woodward .... carpenter (as John Woodward)
 
Sound Department
Jan Brodin .... sound mixer
David J. Hudson .... sound re-recording mixer
Mel Metcalfe .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Raderman .... sound effects editor
Wendi Jill Raderman .... assistant sound effects editor (as Wendi Raderman)
Ray West .... sound re-recording mixer (as George R. West)
 
Special Effects by
John Eggett .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Craig R. Baxley .... stunt coordinator (as Craig Baxley)
Gary Baxley .... stunts
James M. Halty .... stunts (as James Halty)
Paula Marie Moody .... stunts (as Paula Moody)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Buckley .... electrician
Skip Cook .... key grip
Charlie Edwards .... third grip (as Charles Edwards)
Warren Burke Gerrard .... electrician (as 'Burke')
Richard Groetchen .... gaffer (as Richard H. Groetchen)
Tim Holguin .... best boy grip
Kirk MacPherson .... driver/grip
Laurel Moore .... still photographer
Gregory Peters .... best boy electric (as Gregory E. Peters)
David Smith .... first assistant camera
Michael Wilson .... second assistant camera
Daniel Pearl .... additional photographer (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Bea Marcus .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Linda M. Bass .... costumer
Patti Callicott .... assistant costumer
 
Editorial Department
Warren Chadwick .... associate editor
Robert Jansen .... apprentice editor
David Ornstein .... assistant editor
Allan Schultz .... assistant editor (as Alan Schultz)
 
Music Department
John Mick .... music editor
Armin Steiner .... music recording engineer
 
Transportation Department
Frank Darabont .... transportation captain (as Frank A. Darabont)
 
Other crew
Julie Ahlberg .... production coordinator (as Julie Bilson)
William Braden .... production executive
Laurie Cohn .... script supervisor
David B. Householter .... production assistant (as David Householter)
Allan H. Jones .... creative consultant (as Allen H. Jones)
Janina Klimachusky .... production assistant
Robert H. Kovoloff .... promotions
Joe C. Maxwell .... production assistant (as Joseph Maxwell)
Gerald Moeller .... production assistant
Charles Newirth .... location manager
Amy Rabins .... production executive
Lynn C. Rabins .... production secretary
Daniel Schott .... assistant to producers (as Daniel K. Schott)
John Schwartz .... stock footage research
Dale Tate .... title designer
Richard Winnie .... production assistant
 

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104 min
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One of the houses used as a filming location in the movie was apparently the home of actress Rita Moreno.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Sleaze (1982)See more »
Soundtrack:
Love's Hiding PlaceSee more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A film that at it's time brought the stalking issue to front headlines. This picture is also a good erotic suspense thriller., 26 July 2011
Author: Danny Blankenship from Petersburg, Virginia

Long before the days of anti stalking laws and before it was a crime just to even look at a woman if she suspected fear, this film "The Seduction" shed light on the issue of stalking bringing it to the headlines. As in the early 80's when the film was made most states had yet to impose stalking laws, as the victims were put thru a lot of torment just as the Fairchild character was in this film. Yet thru the years with attractive stars, newscasters, and sports sideline reporters being the victims of stalkers the issue has came to the forefront and the laws against stalking are broad and tough. Mostly the well known and attractive are targets and this film showcased that well.

"The Seduction" is one underrated early 80's thriller with plenty of suspense and erotic drama. Set in L.A. anchorwoman Jamie Douglas(the beautiful and attractive Morgan Fairchild)is at the top of her game with cover girl looks, a beautiful California hills home, and a top rated news show along with a tough guy lover Brandon(Michael Sarrazin). Yet add one big negative and that's Jamie has a strange and obsessed fan a crazed and lonely admirer named Derek(B movie legend Andrew Stevens). Right away when Jamie says no to Derek's romantic offer, he becomes off the chain in his obsession one by one it's the strange phone calls, letters, flowers, to the eventual following of Jamie to work, the mall and even her own home. Derek's snapshots of Jamie's most private and personal moments are at an all time high as this obsessed guy is now a regular pepping tom! Yet the police can't assist as in these times before the anti stalking laws were written this was a laugh, so revenge and stoppage must come from Jamie! Overall this film was a joy to watch for it's suspense and erotic scenes proving that many like Derek become obsessed with a beautiful attractive lady. And these obsessions can take a turn for the worst, and this film in my opinion shed light on the issue of stalking as it probably helped push for strict laws and tougher guidelines. Overall this is one film not to miss.

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