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Young Steven
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Sandra Gladstone
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Steven
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Marvin Gladstone
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Ray
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At a highway gas station/motel/diner where they live, two young brothers witness their parents murder. The younger brother is blinded in the same incident. Ten years later both brothers are still there and the tragedy may have turned one of them psychotic. When the abusive Gladstone and his young and sexy wife are stranded at the gas station it brings out the worst in everyone. Written by Dale Berryessa

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In the dead calm of the desert, a storm is raging.

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Rated R for scenes of strong violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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3 October 1991 (Germany)  »

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Det sista motellet  »

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When Young Steven escapes the killers by jumping out an upstairs window, he lands in the pool and is seen from there by his older brother. The view of his body in the pool then fades into a newspaper photo with accompanying story. Who took that picture, and wouldn't Steven's brother rush to get him out of the pool? See more »

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Father: You got what you wanted. Why don't you just get out of here?
Killer Girl: Well, that's just not our style.
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IN THE NAME OF LOVE
Written and Performed by Scott Monahan
Produced by Robbie Patton, Carsten Lorenz and Scott Monahan
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Exciting Thriller
22 October 2004 | by (Waalwijk, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This movie is a great and exciting thriller! I watched it several times already and still get not bored of it. Everything is right in this one: the small but impressive cast, the remote location of the old wrecked motel. The story tells of 2 brothers (Craig Sheffer and Bradley Gregg), who run a motel. However, their guests never check out… When the couple Dennis Hopper and Lara Flynn Boyle stay at the motel, things start to become quite messy. The story is very thrilling and the performances of the actors are top. Craig Sheffer does a great job, as usual, but especially Bradley Gregg as the blind Steven is brilliant. If you like thrillers, then you absolutely must see this one! You will not be disappointed.


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