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Sometimes They Come Back (1991)

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

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When the wife is talking about the tradition in a new house its clear the film has been played around with as her night attire vanishes between on and off. See more »

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Vinnie Vincent: [to Jimi] Speaking of family, how's that kid of yours?
David North: I bet he's chicken; just like his old man.
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Followed by Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996) See more »

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Pretty chilling.
4 December 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Sometimes They Come Back" by Tom McLoughlin("Friday the 13th Part 6-Jason Lives","One Dark Night")is an adaptation of the short story written by Stephen King.The plot is simple:a school teacher(Tim Matheson)is chased by the dead punks who killed his brother when he was a kid.The film is well-made and has some creepy moments.The direction is solid,the acting is pretty good,unfortunately I found climax to be the weakest part of the film.Still if you like horror movies give this one a look.Followed by two sequels!


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