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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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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27 October 1989 (USA)  »

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Candlelight Killer  »

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

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Love Me Like a Man
Written by Bob Marlette, Sheila Burns & Marie Burns
Performed by The Burns Sisters
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very good thriller as well as chilling, especially towards the end.
31 May 1999 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a very good thriller as well as chilling, especially towards the end. Cheryl Ladd is one of my favorite actresses and I was riveted to her performance. She has done several riveting performances, but this one was one movie I could see over and over again. Staci Keanan was good as well, I've know her to do comedy as she did with Greg Evigan in "My Two Dad's", but her acting in a thriller/drama gave her more depth as an actress. Very good


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