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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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Brooke Adams twisted her ankle during the shooting of this movie. See more »

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When the greasers ram the car which Scott Norman is hiding under, it is obvious that Scott is not under the car when they ram it. See more »

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Vinnie Vincent: You always wanted to be like your brother didn't you Jimi?
Richard Lawson: Dead.
David North: VERY dead.
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Followed by Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996) See more »

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underrated quality horror flick
18 November 2007 | by (sacramento, ca) – See all my reviews

90's character actor tim matheson stars in a surprisingly scary adaptation of a stephen king short story about a guy returning to the town he lived in when he was a child which brought back nightmares of the incident that led to the deaths of his brother and the three hoodlums who tried to mug them. It takes a lot to spook me but the 3 main villains in this really played their part and played their bad guys role to the extreme. I was surprised to see this was merely a TV movie, there's always a diamond in the rough and this is one of them. While there are some glaring plot holes and some questions that are not answered, it doesn't detract from being a chillingly entertaining tale about past indisgressions in small town America.


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