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Scream for Help (1984)

R | | Horror, Mystery, Crime | July 1984 (USA)
A teenaged girl discovers that her stepfather is trying to murder her and her mother, but when she tells people, no one will believe her.

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Credited cast:
Rachael Kelly ...
Christie Cromwell
Marie Masters ...
Karen Cromwell Fox
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Paul Fox (as David Brooks)
Lolita Lorre ...
Brenda Bohle
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Lacey Bohle
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Josh Dealey
Sandra Clark ...
Janey Ralston
Tony Sibbald ...
Bob Dealey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Baxt ...
Jerry - mechanic
Bruce Boa ...
Surgeon
Sarah Brackett ...
School Secretary
Clare Burt ...
Patty Sea
Antonio Cantafora ...
Man At Motel (as Michael Corby)
Joel Cutrara ...
Policeman
Tony Cyrus ...
Policeman
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A teenaged girl discovers that her stepfather is trying to murder her and her mother, but when she tells people, no one will believe her.

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First he tried to kill mom. Now he's after me. But no one believes me! See more »


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Debut theatrical feature film of actor Corey Parker. See more »

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Christie Cromwell: [trying to get out of the basement] Brenda! I have to pee!
Brenda Bohle: So squat like a good girl.
Christie Cromwell: The police will find traces of urine, it won't make sense we were supposed to have been murdered in our beds!
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Written by John Paul Jones and Jacinda Baldwin
Sung by Jon Anderson
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I was completely taken aback
11 May 2005 | by (Skellefteå, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I have never seen a movie this extreme. I have never seen characters be so ABNORMALLY straightforward! NOTHING is too sensitive for these persons to say out loud without hesitating. It is just like the director had a plot that would really need a three hour long movie to unfold naturally, but had to speed things up a little.

The characters in this movie aren't really afraid of anything. They just plow through their lives like bulldozers. The main character, Christie, is quite cool. Under normal circumstances, a 16-year-old girl would be terrified most of the movie, and never know what to do. But since this movie has an obligation to speed up the turn of events, Christie is an uncompromising expert at just about everything.

I strongly recommend that you watch this movie. I've watched countless of b-movies, but I was really amazed by this one and its bizarre dialogs. In fact, it's really not THAT amateurish. The overall feeling of competence is, perhaps, like the TV-series "Degrassi High" or something. The director is the same guy who did "Death Wish".

I am still in shock over the fact that this movie exists.


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