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Jenny Morris (as Janet Laine Green)
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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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29 August 1986 (USA)  »

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CAD 1,800,000 (estimated)

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$2,995,527 (USA)
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Dehl Berti's last film. See more »

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Features Take Me Up to the Ball Game (1980) See more »

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Out Of The Fire
Written by Peter R. Simpson (as Peter Simpson) & Paul Zaza
Sung by Patti Jannetta
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Well...there's lots of violence...
3 March 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

It seems to me that perhaps the incessant violence in this film is what saves it, and what ruins it. I have to confess, the first scene of senseless violence got my attention in a big way, but after a while it began to get rather repetitive. There were just too many beatings, and there was too much intimidation for the film to be enjoyable. Was it interesting? For the most part, yes. Unfortunately, anyone who has seen a film before would know that this family would eventually be put in their place, so the interest was only maintained by waiting to see who would be attacked next.


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