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Silent Rage (1982)

A sheriff tries to stop the killing spree of a mute maniacal murderer who, as the result of years of medical experimentation, has the ability to self-heal.

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Cast

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Dr. Tom Halman
Steven Keats ...
Dr. Philip Spires
Toni Kalem ...
Alison Halman
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Dr. Paul Vaughn
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John Kirby
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Charlie
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Nancy Halman
Joyce Ingle ...
Mrs. Sims
Jay De Plano ...
Biker Leader (as Jay DePland)
Lillette Zoe Raley ...
Tatooed Biker Mama
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Biker at Cafe
Linda Tatum ...
Biker Mama at Bar
Kathleen Lee ...
Biker Mama at Bar (as Kathy Lee)
Desmond Dhooge ...
Jimmy - Guard
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Storyline

Dan Stevens is the sheriff of a small Texas town who checks out a disturbance which turns to murder. The killer is still in the house and he tries to kill Dan, but Dan stops him and arrests him. The killer attempts to flee, but is shot and killed and is taken to a medical institute. Three doctors, led by Dr. Philip Spires, operate on the killer and using a formula the doctors made, they bring him back to life. If that's not bad enough, the formula also made the killer indestructible. Dr. Tom Halman tries to stop the killer, but he and his wife are killed. After the two remaining doctors are killed, the killer goes after Dr. Halman's sister Alison, and it's up to Sheriff Dan Stevens to stop him.

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He's an indestructible man fused with powers beyond comprehension. An unstoppable terror who in one final showdown, will push Chuck Norris to his limits. And beyond. See more »


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2 April 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das stumme Ungeheuer  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Shot entirely in Texas, as were Chuck Norris' later film Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) and TV series Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) would. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie does the U-turn to go back to the bar, the road has obviously been wet down so the truck could skid. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Philip Spires: I don't care if he killed 100 people! We are scientists not moralists!
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Soundtracks

It's the Time for Love
Music and Lyrics by Morgan Stoddard
Performed by Katey Sagal (as Katie Sagal)
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Back Down Memory Lane
5 October 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Just as fresh today as when I first saw it in 1982, this movie is in a class by itself because it explores a topic that is rarely discussed anywhere: cures for diseases that the public doesn't know about. Director Michael Miller gives us a science fiction movie mixed with chiller dementia. I will never forget the first time I saw this in the theaters. From beginning to end my eyes were glued to the screen. Brian Libby's maniac is one of the most realistic madmen you will ever see. The score by Peter Bernstein and Mark Goldenberg is wicked, especially in the opening credits. Some of the murders in this movie are downright brutal. Chuck Norris does a good job as the Texas lawman on the case, while Ron Silver and Steven Keats are spectacular as two doctors bickering over medical ethics. The international poster for this movie is one of the most chilling one's I've ever seen. I hope there's a sequel in the works.

Score, 9 out of 10 Stars


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