After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behaviour...

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Stuart
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Jennifer
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Dr. Carr
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Bob Russell
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Eddie
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Margo
Claude Earl Jones ...
Sheriff
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Howard
Lorinne Vozoff ...
Mrs. Russell
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Man in Truck
Adam Baumgarten ...
Boy with Danny
Abigail Booraem ...
Mrs. Ashley
Leonard Burns ...
Pissing Man
Mary Celio ...
Mary Woodson
Jack T. Collis ...
Mr. Arson
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After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behaviour...

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Imagine what would happen if every desire, every urge, every passion, locked deep inside all of us ...suddenly exploded. See more »


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28 September 1984 (USA)  »

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Impulse - Stadt der Gewalt  »

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Leonard Maltin gave it 1 1/2 stars, describing it as a "Plodding reverse variation on Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) - here everyone exhibits too much emotion." See more »

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References Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) See more »

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BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS
Written by Vivian Keith and Ben Peters
Performed by Loretta Lynn
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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Inventive and disturbing
9 February 2000 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The idea of a town going slowly mad is not an original one, but it's cleverly handled in this disturbing little film, which eschews gruesome horror in favour of an accumulation of telling detail. Well worth viewing.


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