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Intruder -- The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac. Starring Elizabeth Cox, Renee Estevez, and Sam Raimi.
Intruder -- The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac. Starring Elizabeth Cox, Renee Estevez, and Sam Raimi.
Intruder -- It's 10 pm. The night before Walnut Lake's neighborhood supermarket closes its doors forever. The owners and night crew have a long shift ahead of them - longer than they think! Ace check out girl, Jennifer, has a deranged ex-boyfriend who's fresh out of prison. When he appears outside, weird things start happening. The phone lines are cut, and the night crew starts dying one by one, in the most gruesome ways imaginable. An ex-cop is trying to find out who the killer is and what possessed him to start the bloody rampage. But is it the ex-boyfriend or is it someone else?

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Director:
Writers:
Lawrence Bender (story)
Scott Spiegel (screenplay)
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A new dimension in terror. See more »
Plot:
The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Death scenes in this movie awesome and very gory however it's wasn't fun as my first watch. See more (78 total) »

Cast

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Elizabeth Cox ... Jennifer Ross

Renée Estevez ... Linda

Dan Hicks ... Bill Roberts (as Danny Hicks)
David Byrnes ... Craig Peterson

Sam Raimi ... Randy

Eugene Robert Glazer ... Danny (as Eugene Glazer)
Billy Marti ... Dave

Burr Steers ... Bub

Craig Stark ... Tim

Ted Raimi ... Produce Joe
Alvy Moore ... Officer Dalton

Tom Lester ... Officer Mathews
Emil Sitka ... Mr. Abernathy

Bruce Campbell ... Officer Howard

Lawrence Bender ... Officer Adams
Scott Spiegel ... Bread Man

Douglas Scott-Hessler ... Townie At Door (as Douglas Hessler)

Greg Nicotero ... Townie In Car
Mike Ionascu ... Customer #1 (as Mike Jonascu)
Jim Hanson ... Customer #2 (as James Hanson)
Jim Reickel ... Customer #3
Paula F. Major ... Customer #4 (as Paula Major)
Laura Schwartz ... Customer #5
Mark Saticoy ... Customer #6
Steve Patino ... Customer #7
Mara Massey ... Love Bird #1
Christoffer Salzgeber ... Love Bird #2 (as Christopher Salzgeber)

Directed by
Scott Spiegel 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lawrence Bender  story
Scott Spiegel  screenplay
Scott Spiegel  story

Produced by
Lawrence Bender .... producer
Douglas Scott-Hessler .... co-producer (as Douglas Hessler)
Charles Band .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Fernando Argüelles 
 
Film Editing by
King Wilder 
 
Production Design by
Wendy Guidery 
 
Art Direction by
Mara Massey 
 
Costume Design by
Rena Eliashiv 
 
Makeup Department
Howard Berger .... special makeup effects artist
Robert Kurtzman .... special makeup effects artist
Greg Nicotero .... special makeup effects artist (as Gregory Nicotero)
Sean Rodgers .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Jonathan Bogner .... executive in charge of production
Douglas Scott-Hessler .... production manager (as Douglas Hessler)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eddie Ziv .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Sarah Brady .... adr & foley editor
David Chornow .... sound mixer
Ted Kosiusko .... re-recording mixer
Lars Nelson .... re-recording mixer
Sara Oldfield .... sound mixer
Jesse Turajski .... recordist
 
Stunts
Chuck Borden .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James Hawkinson .... electrician
Michael Martino .... gaffer
Bob Myers .... key grip
 
Editorial Department
Juliet Avola .... post-production
Chris Weber .... negative cutter
Gary Weber .... negative cutter
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Paula F. Major .... production coordinator
Joyce 'Doc' Pepper .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Night Crew: The Final Checkout" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
83 min | 88 min (director's cut)
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Certification:
Australia:R | Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2010) | New Zealand:R16 (2009) | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:18 (heavily cut)
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Trivia:
Despite receiving top billing on the DVD releases of this film, cult hero Bruce Campbell only makes a brief appearance in the film as a policeman at the end.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The clippings affixed to the wall calendar at the customer service desk change between shots. This is noticeable while Jennifer is trying to get a hold of the police on the phone.See more »
Quotes:
Bill Roberts:Son-of-a-whore!See more »
Movie Connections:
References Brideless Groom (1947)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Death scenes in this movie awesome and very gory however it's wasn't fun as my first watch., 18 November 2013
Author: atinder from United Kingdom

It's been really long time since, I seen this once, some of gore moment still stuck wit for years after the movie.

The movie start of not great, really odd badly done fight scene, the fight scene was bad ,it funny and dose make sure of the movie look a little outdated now.

Sooner then later, people are being killed by someone in the shop and the kills are best thing about this movie,

I loved all the great awesome gory death scenes in this movie, very gory and do not eat while watching this.

I did forget about the twist the movie, which was really well done, I don't think I have ever been shocked by same movie twice.

Was just me, when one boys being dragged by the killer, screaming and acting like girl are far to funny to take serious, he sure had one the most gruesome kills in this movie.

Great gory deaths in this movie and the movie flowed fell but some of it done seem a little out dated now!

The acting was really good and some of bad acting is actually funny, so make movie even more enjoyable.

7 out of 10

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