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The Sleeping Car (1990)

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Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jason McCree
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Kim
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Vincent Tuttle
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Bud Sorenson
Dani Minnick ...
Joanne
Ernestine Mercer ...
Mrs. Erickson
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The Mister
Gary Brockett ...
Ghost Mister
Steve Lundquist ...
Dwight
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Kerry (as Bill Stevenson)
Michael Scott-Bicknell ...
Chuck
David Coburn ...
Harris
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Clarice
Tiffany Million ...
19-year-old Girl (as Sandra Margot)
Robert Ruth ...
Telephone Man
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Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the violent specter he seeks local exorcist Vincent Tuttle (Kevin McCarthy). Written by Anonymous

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Your little jokes aren't funny, Jason...
28 March 2005 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

"The Sleeping Car" is a pretty insignificant and worthless horror film that is made endurable by a couple of nice special effects and a neat supporting role by Kevin McCarthy. The plot revolves on an over-aged journalism student Jason (David McNaughton from "American Werewolf in London) who rents an old, refurnished train carriage to live in. This carriage – the sleeping car – is possessed by the spirit of "the Mister", the landlady's late husband who was responsible for a huge train crash ten years earlier. The screenplay doesn't make that much sense, but you can hardly consider that an obstacle in early 90's horror movies. There's some nice murdering and the female lead Judie Aronson is yummy. What's really annoying about the "the Sleeping Car" are the constant witty remarks of protagonist Jason McCree. He uses a supposedly funny one-liner every time his character does or says something. Even in the climax, when he's fighting (?) the demon, he interrupts the action for a lousy remark...Very annoying.


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