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Lisa (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  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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Someone Out There Is Lisa's Fantasy. Pray She Never Meets Him. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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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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Love Me Like a Man
Written by Bob Marlette, Sheila Burns & Marie Burns
Performed by The Burns Sisters
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great movie.loaded with suspense and authentic performances
4 December 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i was pleasantly surprised by this movie.i thought it was terrific.it's got loads of suspense and tension.i also liked the atmosphere over the movie overall.it's well acted.i found the interaction between the mother and her teenage daughter to be very authentic.the movie is not boring at all.in fact,it movies along at a very nice clip.there is one great ironic scene,which i thought was brilliant.it may not have been original,but it works in this case,regardless.the general premise isn't wholly original,but i like what they did with the material.to me,this movie is quite above average for the suspense/thriller genre.i caught this movie on cable,so it didn't cost me anything(other than my monthly cable bill,of course).i think it's well worth the two hours or so spent watching.for me,Lisa,AKA The Candle Light Killer is an 8/10


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