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A Stranger Is Watching (1982)

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The 11-year old daughter and girlfriend of a man whose wife had been raped and killed in front of his daughter three years earlier are kidnapped by the same killer. Held captive in a bunker... See full summary »

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Sharon Martin
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Artie Taggart
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Shawn von Schreiber ...
Julie Peterson
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Lally
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Detective Taylor
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Ronald Thompson
Frank Hamilton ...
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Maggie Task ...
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Roy Poole ...
Walter Kurner
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Roger Perry
Eleanor Phelps ...
Glenda Perry
Joanne Dorian ...
Nina Peterson
Stephen Strimpell ...
Detective Marlowe
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Big Bum (as David Brooks)
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The 11-year old daughter and girlfriend of a man whose wife had been raped and killed in front of his daughter three years earlier are kidnapped by the same killer. Held captive in a bunker below Grand Central Station, the two plot their escape while the police try to track the kidnaper. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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Beneath New York's Grand Central Station, a killer can hide, victims can disappear... and a million witnesses will never know it happened.

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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9 September 1982 (Netherlands)  »

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Not bad, just exploitive.
13 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

This film is sleazy and exploitive in the extreme. That's not much of a surprise, since it was directed by the man responsible for the (inept) first "Friday the 13th" film. What I DID find mildly surprising was the director's ability to shoot some reasonably suspenseful scenes in the middle of all the sleaze, proving that, when he doesn't overuse gore, he is competent enough. For a low-budget exploitation film, this isn't too bad.


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