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Pin (1988)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  27 January 1989 (USA)
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In this low-budget descendant of Psycho, Ursula and Leon are sister and brother, living alone, save for a large wooden puppet they call "Pin" (for Pinocchio). When Ursula starts hanging ... See full summary »

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Leon
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Ursula (as Cyndy Preston)
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Dr. Linden
Bronwen Mantel ...
Mrs. Linden
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Stan Fraker (as John Ferguson)
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Marcia Bateman
Patricia Collins ...
Aunt Dorothy
Steven Bednarski ...
Leon - Age 13
Katie Shingler ...
Ursula - Age 11
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Leon - Age 7
Michelle Anderson ...
Ursula - Age 5
Joan Austen ...
Nurse Spalding
Jamie Stern ...
Eddie Morris (as James Stern)
David Gow ...
Officer Wilson
Terrence Labrosse ...
Dr. Bell
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In this low-budget descendant of Psycho, Ursula and Leon are sister and brother, living alone, save for a large wooden puppet they call "Pin" (for Pinocchio). When Ursula starts hanging around with new boyfriend Stan, Leon and Pin take action. Written by stern <stern@wheels.org>

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The film that Leon (David Hewlett) and Marcia see while on their date is Scanners (1981). David Hewlett would later star in Scanners II: The New Order (1991). See more »

Quotes

PIN: Have you heard from Leon?
Ursula Linden: No.
PIN: I miss him a great deal.
Ursula Linden: So do I.
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Running on Love
Music and Lyrics by Larry Weir
Performed by Pleasant Company
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Underrated Psi-thriller
13 December 2001 | by (Vancouver, Cananda) – See all my reviews

I will be brief. This movie, a fantastic piece of Canadiana, is one of the most underrated movies in the horror genre. This endorsement is purely for true horror fans. If you love the genre, you will want to see Pin. It's one of those rare movies that relys on someone's twisted perception of normal events to trigger a series of terrific scenes. It is also a true horror movie, for it depicts the real consequences of a dysfunctional family, and how one can be subsequently affected. Every one I have ever showed this movie too says the same thing. "That's not right." Suffice is to say, it's the kind of movies that keeps the lights on when you go to bed.


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