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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

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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For some, life is all about making sacrifices... See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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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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The original title for the film was "Never Cry Devil". But MGM and United Artists changed the title after picking up the film for distribution. See more »

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TAKE IT, TAKE IT
Music and Lyrics by John Loeffler
Performed by John Loeffler
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Pollard steals the show
19 November 2010 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

Basically the boy who cried satanist. High schooler Billy Colton (Derek Rydall) thinks his dreams have come true when "working girl" Lisa (Shannon Tweed) moves in next door. He gets more than an eyeful one night when he sees her murdered by a Satanic serial killer who just happens to be Billy's history teacher Zachary Willard (Allen Garfield). Of course no one will believe him since Billy and Willard have a history. So he enlists the help of girlfriend Kelly (Teresa Van der Woude) to try and convince his deceased dad's former cop partner (Elliot Gould) to help him prove it. This is pretty standard stuff and director Rupert Hitzig and screenwriter Randal Viscovich seem to be taking quite a bit from the earlier FRIGHT NIGHT (1985). If I had to recommend it for anything, it would be the loopy performance by Michael J. Pollard as Zachary's brother and co-killer. He really has some funny bits, which I'm sure were improvised, in that always amusing Pollard delivery style. Richard Roundtree is the unconvinced cop and Henry Gibson has one scene as a satanic expert. Surprisingly, Tweed stays clothed the entire time she is on screen (even during her sex scenes).


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