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Lisa (1990)

 -  Drama | Horror | Romance  -  20 April 1990 (USA)
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Fourteen year-old Lisa is raised by her unmarried mother Katherine who overprotects her by forbidding her to date until she's sixteen. In despair, Lisa and schoolmate Wendy make up a game ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lisa
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Katherine
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Richard
Tanya Fenmore ...
Wendy
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Edan Gross ...
Ralph
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Mrs. Marks
Michael Ayr ...
Scott
Lisa Moncure ...
Sarah
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Mr. Adams
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Judy
John Hawker ...
Mr. Howard
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Don
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Mary
Dennis Bowen ...
Alison's Boyfriend
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Fourteen year-old Lisa is raised by her unmarried mother Katherine who overprotects her by forbidding her to date until she's sixteen. In despair, Lisa and schoolmate Wendy make up a game that consists of inferring attractive men's phone numbers from their car ID and giving them anonymous calls. Last victim is the handsome Richard, with whom Lisa begins a passionate phone relationship, unaware that he's also a psycho-killer and sex maniac... Written by Anonymous

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Lisa is only flirting... But flirting with Richard is flirting with death. See more »


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20 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Candlelight Killer  »

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$4,347,648 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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References Magnum, P.I. (1980) See more »

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I'm a Man
Written by Bo Diddley (as Elias McDaniel)
Performed by Bo Diddley
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It Grows On You
19 September 1999 | by (Denmark, South Carolina) – See all my reviews

I remember when I first saw this film in 1992. I thought the story unfolded in a weird way, and I felt that the candlelight killer took too long to kill his victims; however, this movie contains a number of choice little parts. I especially liked the phone conversations that Stacy Keanan had with the killer. They sounded fun. The ending sparkled. I liked the way that Lisa and her mom kicked the bad guy's boonkey. Please check this film out. It's fun and different.


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