5.2/10
422
16 user 15 critic

A Stranger Is Watching (1982)

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Amiable cop Eddie Burke and his clumsy partner Burt Honneger get the impossible job of coaching a little league baseball team called the Tigers that's made up of assorted losers and misfits... See full summary »

Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Stars: Kathy Bell, Noel Cunningham, Sean P. Griffin
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

From the producer of Friday the 13th and Freddy vs.Jason comes the next terrifying step in reality TV. An unpredictable and irresistible thriller about instant celebrity, primetime morality... See full summary »

Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Stars: Susan Egan, Sarah Chalke, Jay Michael Ferguson
Together (1971)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Maureen Cousins, Jade Hagen
The New Kids (1985)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Stars: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader
Spring Break (1983)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Two sets of two college guys spend a spring break together in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There they have lots of fun in and out of the sun.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Stars: David Knell, Steve Bassett, Perry Lang
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Thrill-seeking teenagers resurrect a demon from his grave and a bloody rampage for revenge begins.

Director: Jeff Burr
Stars: Andrew Robinson, Ami Dolenz, Soleil Moon Frye
DeepStar Six (1989)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

At the bottom of the ocean, the DeepStar Six has just discovered a new and deadly alien menace.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Stars: Greg Evigan, Nancy Everhard, Taurean Blacque
Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An alien creature stalks human prey.

Director: Greydon Clark
Stars: Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Tarah Nutter
My Town (TV Movie 1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Wheelerville, Ohio, is a small town where people seeking to start new lives can get that chance. The idea came from Lucas Wheeler, the banker and descendant of the town's founder, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Gwen Arner
Stars: Meredith Salenger, Glenn Ford, Kate Mulgrew
Lovespell (1981)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The classic Arthurian tale of tragic love. In medieval times, Lord of Cornwall decides to marry an Irish princess Isolde. However, his most loyal knight Tristan becomes bewitched by her beauty and they fall hopelessly in love.

Director: Tom Donovan
Stars: Richard Burton, Kate Mulgrew, Nicholas Clay
The 'Thing' (2015)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Stars: Michael Kunkle, Fritzi Marth, Amanda Moyer
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sharon Martin
...
Artie Taggart
...
Steve Peterson
Shawn von Schreiber ...
Julie Peterson
...
...
Detective Taylor
...
Ronald Thompson
...
Bill Lufts
Maggie Task ...
Mrs. Lufts
Roy Poole ...
Walter Kurner
Maurice Copeland ...
Roger Perry
Eleanor Phelps ...
Glenda Perry
Joanne Dorian ...
Nina Peterson
Stephen Strimpell ...
Detective Marlowe
...
Big Bum (as David Brooks)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Crime | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 September 1982 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

A kalapácsos visszatér  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not scary for these days, but good
26 October 2013 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I remember when I watched this movie in the late 80's in my country on TV, many years after it got released, I was around 6 or 7, and I remembered some scenes that totally freaked me out. After that, my mother didn't let me watch the rest, and then I could not find it anywhere because I didn't remember the name. I finally found it a couple of days ago, and I stared remembering the scenes that frighten me when I was a kid. Right now that we have movies like A Serbian Movie, Hostel, The Human Centipede, and on and on, where everything is super explicit, and hardly ever any survivors, same as perfect makeup effects, so watching a vintage movie where there is no blood at all, where you see always a way to escape (I tend to do that in all the movies where someone is trapped), perhaps you won't find it really thrilling, but if you consider the time period where it was made, with the effects that were available at that time, and the time when the action happens, 1980, with no cellphones, no internet, no DNA tests, and many other details, it is scary, and still believable.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A Stranger Is Watching 1982 MITTENZ73
Big Lots... DVD for $3.00 Thunderspawn
Good title, but doesn't quite suit the film... j-taylor-goddard
Discuss A Stranger Is Watching (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?