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The ex-boyfriend of a check-out girl at a supermarket returns at closing time to make trouble. They quarrel and the boyfriend is ejected from the store. After they lock the building up to take inventory, the employees start dying off, and the survivors must eventually find a way to escape with their lives. Written by
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The Intruder is a fun little slasher which has kind of got lost amongst the 1980's gems, probably because it came out in the later of the decade which by then was going stale. Okay this movie doesn't break any new ground, but it's very decent and fun and packed full of plenty of thrills and a decent amount of gore which is very pleasing I must say.
The setting is also fun, at a supermarket which is different I suppose, but it's used to great potential here. It does however take it's time into getting to the good stuff and the characters do manage to draw you in as well. It's the second half of this movie that really draws you in and the effects are definitely interesting and well done and packed full of interesting deaths which is everything an 80's slasher should be, it's effective and full of thrills.
The acting is well a bit ropey by some of the cast, but we do get some decent ones as well. Renee Estevez only has a short amount of screen time which is a shame but she does give a decent well rounded performance and should have been the final girl. Elizabeth Cox was simply stunning looking but gave an uneven performance at times, but she was interesting as the final girl. Dan Hicks became a lot more interesting towards the end and really hammed it up with style and I did enjoy the cameos from Sam and Ted Raimi and of course Bruce Campbell. The rest of the performances however were a bit stilted.
All in all "Intruder" is a definite must see for all fans of 80's slashers, it doesn't offer anything new but it's a rather interesting edition.
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