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Night Visitor (1989)

A student known for telling stories witnesses a murder, the latest in a series of satanic killings of hookers.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Bailey ...
Dolan
Jovanni Brascia ...
Tony
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Mrs. Colton
Ann Dane ...
Theresa
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Sam Loomis
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Zachary Willard
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Jake
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Ronald 'Ron' Devereaux
Bruce Kimmel ...
Townsend
Nancy McLendon ...
Reporter
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Stanley Willard
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Bernstein (as Michael Rosen)
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Captain Crane
Derek Rydall ...
Billy Colton
Alain Silver ...
Thornhill (as Alain Joel Silver)
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A student known for telling stories witnesses a murder, the latest in a series of satanic killings of hookers.

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A quiet town. A cult of blood. A perfect victim. See more »


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12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Never Cry Devil  »

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$166,635 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Writer Randall Viscovich claims the film was plagued with several supernatural occurences that freaked out the cast and crew. He speculates it had to due with the film's subject matter of Satinism. See more »

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(I'M NOT) MISSING YOU
Music and Lyrics by John Loeffler
Performed by John Loeffler
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5 January 2010 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Even before "Night Visitor" reaches the end, there will be one question that will keep coming up in your mind: "How did this terrible independent production get picked up by a major Hollywood studio?" Indeed, it's a mystery as to why MGM/UA got the distribution rights, but it's pretty easy to figure out why they subsequently didn't do much with it. (I'm not even sure it played in theaters!) It's a pretty cheap movie, with the low budget making the movie suffer throughout, such as with poor audio and obviously post-dubbed dialogue. But even if the movie had been slickly executed, it would still suffer from a dumb and unlikable protagonist, unfunny comedy, and unthrilling thriller elements. Oh, and some of the most obvious padding you'll see - there's only enough plot for about half a movie. The movie does boast a once in a lifetime cast - Gould, Roundtree, Tweed, Garfield, Pollard - but none of these actors are particularly well used. (And their performances, especially Gould's, suggest they know they are in a turkey.) The movie should only be seen by those curious about how MGM/UA lost its touch by the end of the '80s.


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