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Sometimes They Come Back (1991)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  7 May 1991 (USA)
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Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.

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Taken from the Stephen King short story about a school teacher's return to his home town where his brother was killed by hoods, the hoods died in the freak train wreck along with his brother. Now they have "come back" to haunt him. One by one 'til they're all back! Written by Eric Creed

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Rated R for terror violence | See all certifications »

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The production of this film was shut down at one point due to an intense electrical storm. See more »

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When Lawson says "get this bum out of my way before I slap him" at the end, his mouth does not match his voice. See more »

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Jim Norman: [after Vinnie takes out a switchblade] Do you wanna give that to me?
Vinnie Vincent: Oh I'd LOVE to give it to you.
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Followed by Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996) See more »

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Poignant and eerie
24 November 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Effectively eerie and surprisingly poignant Stephen King tale about a married-with-child teacher who is unable to cope with his older brother's tragic death as a child, which occurred 27 years before. He is then haunted by three vengeful teenager demons from his past which only accentuate his nightmares.

Psychologically eerie, emotionally compelling, extraordinarily well-acted made-for-TV tale stands as one of the best Stephen King adaptations for film.

*** out of ****

Rated R for some violent content.


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