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The Stranger Within (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Thriller  |  27 November 1990 (USA)
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A troubled young man mysteriously appears in a rural Minnesota town from which he claims he was abducted 16 years ago.

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Mark (as Rick Schroder)
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Mare Blackburn
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Dan
Clark Sandford ...
Capt. Bender
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Phil Bender
Pamela Danser ...
Emma
Ross Swanson ...
Luke: age 3
Dale Dunham ...
Milo
Oliver Osterberg ...
Joe
Kelsey Rose ...
Jill
Zachary Hunke ...
Jason
Suzanne Egli ...
Policewoman
James Harris ...
Doctor
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Mare's live is dominated by the kidnapping of her three year old little boy. After 12 years she is pleasantly surprised to find Mark standing before her on the door step pretending to be her son. After a while her joy turns into fear and panic after it becomes clear that the young man is a dangerous psychopath. Written by Willy Vanhaelen <willy.vanhaelen@advalvas.be>

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27 November 1990 (USA)  »

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Mark Woodward, ange ou démon?  »

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When Dan is taking a bath Mark/Luke brings in a tape and tape recorder with something for Dan to listen to and puts it on a shelf above the tub. While Dan and Mark/Luke are talking, Mark/Luke goes to leave and accidentally pulls on the electrical cord with his foot causing the tape recorder to fall towards the bathtub full of water which would supposedly electrocute Dan. Mark/Luke catches the tape recorder before it can fall into the bathtub full of water and Dan is saved. The problem is that the electrical cord is very clearly pulled completely out of the tape recorder and falls to the floor as soon as it begins to fall. When we change to a different camera view the cord magically has been reinserted into the socket of the tape recorder, which is only 12 volts as evidenced by the AC adapter in the plug in the wall which is shown in a camera shot when Mark/Luke pulls on the tape recorder cord with his foot causing it to fall. See more »

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A great-potential movie
28 June 2003 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

Stranger Within is a movie that had a great potential, a great plot, a great story-line. But, it has become more likely an ordinary thriller at the end of it. Many scenes started to be rather unbelievable, illogical (i.e. Mark's strength, his 'ability' to move the body that fast).

On the other side, I'm not trying to say I hated this movie. In fact, I liked it. If you're checking IMDB now to see if it's worth a watch, watch it. You won't be disappointed, especially if you like 'high voltage' movies as Stranger Within is.

Overall, I rate it a 6/10.


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