When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenny Morris (as Janet Laine Green)
Stephen Hunter ...
Clay Morris (as Stephen B. Hunter)
Dehl Berti ...
Becky Cullen (as Olivia D'Abo)
Bernie Coulson ...
William Nunn ...
Thick Wilson ...
Shay Garner ...
Ed Milaney ...
Brock Simpson ...
LeRoy Schulz ...
Murray Sullivan (as Leroy Shultz)


When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now they are harassing the Morris family every chance they get. Matt meanwhile meets and starts seeing a lot of Becky who also likes him. Unfortunately her last name is Cullen, and when the rest of the family finds out about their relationship, they decide to get even, and their harassment is elevated to vicious assault. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Release Date:

29 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adistaktoi  »

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CAD 1,800,000 (estimated)


$2,995,527 (USA)

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Dehl Berti's last film. See more »


Referenced in Take Me Home Tonight (2011) See more »


Out Of The Fire
Written by Peter R. Simpson (as Peter Simpson) & Paul Zaza
Sung by Patti Jannetta
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Good Villains Wasted
14 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

The Cullen boys are a nasty bunch. They take whatever they want from the local shops, dance with whoever they like at the local bar, beat their sister and blame it on one of the local boys. If anyone stands up to them, they know they're in for a taste of Cullen family attention, which is particularly brutal.

There are a few good scenes of intimidation, especially the treatment of Vern the mechanic, but somehow, they're just not made out to be as scary as they should be. Pity, because the actors were good at being bad when they were allowed to be.

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