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Hider in the House (1989)

A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in.

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Rita
Chuck Lafont ...
Dr. Gordon
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Gene Hufford
Leonard Termo ...
George / Exterminator
Johnny Green ...
Bernard (as John Green Jr.)
Bob Neill ...
Tom's Father's Voice (voice)
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Tom's Mother (voice)
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Teenage Tom (voice)
Ryan Sheridan ...
Tom's Child's Voice (voice)
Martin Goslins ...
Maitre d'
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Storyline

A deranged man, Tom Sykes, hides out in the attic while an unsuspecting couple (Rogers & McKean) and their family carry on their life in the house below. Once Tom stops just hiding out and becomes involved with the family and, in particular, the wife, the problems begin. An original USA made for cable movie. Written by Tim Kretschmann <Tim.K@VirComm.com>

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You can't lock him out. He's already in.

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29 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Egy házban az ellenséggel  »

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The final writer on the film was an uncredited Brad Mirman See more »

Quotes

Tom Sykes: When I was your age I used to have people hurt me all the time.
Neil Dreyer: So what happened?
Tom Sykes: [pauses] They didn't hurt me anymore.
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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SECRET DOORS
Performed by Robin Trower
Courtesy of GNP Crescendo Records
Written by Robin Trower and Reg Webb
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Lurking in the attic; he knows every move you make.
26 October 2001 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

A refugee(Gary Busey) from the nut house takes up living in the attic of an empty house. After a young family movies in, he becomes obsessed with the lovely housewife(Mimi Rogers). This particular scenario is hard to believe, but also hard to forget about. Pretty predictable story line with Busey the focus of the better scenes. There is no better psycho than Gary. Rogers is enjoyable to look at, but acting skills are lacking throughout cast...Busey the exception of course. Also appearing are Michael McKean, Bruce Glover and Carole King.


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