After escaping the insane asylum in which he was incarcerated, the Stepfather impersonates a marriage counselor and manages to win over a patient and her young son.

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Jerry Blake / Gene Clifford / The Stepfather
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Carol Grayland
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Matty Crimmins
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Todd Grayland
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Dr. Joseph Danvers
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Phil Grayland
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Sally Jenkins
Leon Martell ...
Walt 'Smitty' Smith
Renata Scott ...
Betty Willis
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Sam Watkins
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The Stepfather escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. Now he seems to have found the perfect future wife, with a stepson who loves him. However, other people try to get in his way to marry her. They are interfering! One by one the Stepfather eliminates anyone who stands in his way to a perfect family. Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Stepfather 2: Make Room for Daddy  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,519,796 (USA)
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This film was made in four months. See more »

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When The Stepfather is arranging a victim's house and body to look like a suicide, the victim's dead body, hanging from a noose, blinks. See more »

Quotes

Gene Clifford: My last house had a basement workshop. I like to work with my hands.
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Features Dream House (1983) See more »

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Sunshine Capitol
Written by Cole Coonce and T.J. Murphy
Performed by Hank Kimball's Daughter
Published by Brain Dead Muzick
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So-SO
11 May 1999 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

You know what? This movie actually wasn't so bad. The premise is basically the same as most slasher movies, but this one has a twist in that the killer, is actually obsessed with having the perfect family life and in the process, this obsession drives him to murder. Nothing really original with the kill scenes or the ending, but the Stepfather's madness is somewhat interesting. A 7 out of 10.


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