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Chiller (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Thriller  -  22 May 1985 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Russ Marin ...
Dr. Sample
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Jerry Burley
Edward Blackoff ...
2nd Technician
Kenneth White ...
Technician #1
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Mr. Hanna
Wendy Goldman ...
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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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Horror | Thriller

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22 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Wes Craven's Chiller  »

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Mimi Craven, Wes Craven's wife at the time cameos as Nurse Cooper. See more »

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Strained By a Poor Release
22 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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

So you have director Wes Craven, writer J. D. Feigelson ("Dark Night of the Scarecrow"), special effects from Stan Winston and an incredible actress with Jill Schoelen. How can you go wrong? One suspects the film is better than generally given credit for, but few have actually seen it in a format that actually allows the full effect of the film to be felt.

There is absolutely terrible DVD quality (both picture and sound) on the Digiview Entertainment version (it appears the film fell into the public domain). Most likely, this version was transferred from a second or third generation VHS. It does not do justice to the film, and if a better version exists, get that one instead.


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