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Communion (1989)

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Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a ... See full summary »

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Anne Strieber
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Dr. Janet Duffy
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Alex
Terri Hanauer ...
Sarah
Joel Carlson ...
Andrew Strieber
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Fireman
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Mrs. Greenberg
Aileen Fitzpatrick ...
Mother
R.J. Miller ...
Father
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Praying Mantis Girl
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Woman from Apartment
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Second Grade Girl (as Juliet Sorcey)
Tifni Twitchell ...
Teacher
Joshua Miller ...
Tall Boy (as Joshua John Miller)
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Storyline

Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a horrible dilema; was I abducted or am I going mad? He sees a psychiatrist who tries to use hypnotic regression to discover the truth. Written by Matthew Stanfield <mattst@cogs.susx.ac.uk>

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The true story of one man's terrifying journey into the unknown. See more »


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10 November 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Besucher  »

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$1,919,653 (USA)
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Trivia

Whitley Strieber:  in the museum sequence near the end. See more »

Goofs

As Whitley opens the closet to find the teddy bear he opens the right closet door. When filmed from the inside, both doors are open and he then proceeds to close the left door. See more »

Quotes

Whitley Strieber: When the doctor hypnotized me, I was supposed to remember prowlers, or something, but in fact, I recall something else. I sure do.
Alex: What?
Whitley Strieber: [Holds a hand about three feet above the floor] Little blue f**kers, about that big.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.15 (2012) See more »

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PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ
Written by Irving Berlin
(c) Irving Berling Music Corporation
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weird but scary
14 June 2003 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

I guess different things haunt different people. This movie absolutely terrifies me. First off... I don't believe in aliens. That being said, the scene with the alien looking around the wall of Walken's house has been burned into my retina and I will never forget it. Nothing has kept me up at night like that since "The Excorcist."

Sure - there is bad stuff in this film, and Walken's character is almost too eccentric to take. But if you want a sit-alone-in-the-dark film that isn't Hollywood or hack/slash and will scare the snot out of you, give it a try.




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