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Chiller (1985)

Corporate exec Miles Creighton dies, and is cryogenically frozen in the hopes that he can be revived. 10 years later, the procedure is a success, and Miles returns--without his soul.

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Miles Creighton
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Marion Creighton
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Leigh Kenyon
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Clarence Beeson
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Dr. Stricklin
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Dr. Collier
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Reverend Penny
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Stacey
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Mrs. Bunch
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Jerry Burley
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Mr. Hanna
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A man who has been dead and cryogenically preserved for ten years is miraculously revived, but with chillingly unexpected results. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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The nerve-tingling story of a man brought back to life...without his soul!


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a typical corporate man
26 April 2016 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

One of Wes Craven's lesser known movies focuses on a cryogenically frozen man who gets brought back to life...but isn't exactly the same person. One might interpret "Chiller" as a look at the corporate world. This individual who previously was just like any ordinary person is suddenly an unfeeling, ruthless jerk. Isn't that the stereotype of the sort of people who crashed the economy a few years ago? It's not any kind of masterpiece but passable. As the unfrozen man, Michael Beck looks like Vigo in "Ghostbusters 2". I guess that the point is the same as in countless horror movies: we humans shouldn't try to play god. The rest of the cast includes Beatrice Straight ("Network" and "Poltergeist") and Paul Sorvino ("Goodfellas").

So, to riff on Princess Elsa, does the cold bother you anyway?


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