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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Stephen King (short story)
Lawrence Konner (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
7 May 1991 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
underrated quality horror flick See more (47 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Tom McLoughlin 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Stephen King (short story)

Lawrence Konner (teleplay) &
Mark Rosenthal (teleplay)

Produced by
Dino De Laurentiis .... executive producer
Michael S. Murphey .... producer
Milton Subotsky .... co-producer
David C. Thomas .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Terry Plumeri 
 
Cinematography by
Bryan England 
 
Film Editing by
Charles Bornstein 
 
Casting by
David Cohn 
 
Production Design by
Philip Dean Foreman 
 
Art Direction by
Timothy R. Bauer 
 
Costume Design by
Karen Patch 
 
Makeup Department
Gabriel Bartalos .... makeup artist
Patti Brand .... makeup artist
Daniel Marc .... makeup artist
Joel Harlow .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
David C. Thomas .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hope R. Goodwin .... first assistant director
Cathy A. Roszell .... second assistant director (as Cathy Roszell)
Jonathan Giles Zimmerman .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Ronald Megee .... set dresser
Jerry Lynn Reed .... set dresser
David Yonally .... set dresser
Peter Mitchell Rubin .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jeremy Hoenack .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeremy Hoenack .... supervising sound editor
Michael Payne .... sound supervisor
Melissa Sherwood Hofmann .... sound re-recording mixer
Jerry Trent .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Martin Bresin .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Alan McFarland .... miniature train lighting effects
Rod Schumacher .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Rick Barker .... stunt coordinator
Martin Bresin .... stunt driver
Martin Bresin .... stunts
Larry Nicholas .... stunts
Don Ruffin .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Guy Norman Bee .... camera operator
Adam Boster .... grip
Rocky Ford .... electrician
Michelle Madison .... camera loader
Dale Myrand .... first assistant camera: a camera
Ric Urbauer .... best boy grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Linda Carol Flake .... costumer
Steven Scott Ford .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Albert Coleman .... assistant editor
Lucyna Wojciechowski .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Terry Plumeri .... orchestrator
Rick Winquest .... music recordist
Ross Wright .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Gracie Klein .... driver
 
Other crew
Ben Brunkhardt .... location scout
Summer Shipp .... production assistant
 

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Rated R for terror violence
Runtime:
97 min
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Trivia:
When scotty is walking with his 2 friends before the greasers chase him with there car, he says see yas later to his friends, you hear kids talking in the background you can hear 'where is he' that small sample is in the first 6 seconds of the Ozzy Osbourne song 'mr. tinkertrain' off of his 'no more tears' album.See more »
Goofs:
Errors in geography: The film was suppose to be set in the state of Connecticut, but when Jim was running from the tracks the police officers car had the state of Missouri's symbol on it and it says Liberty underneath it. When the leader of the gang Richard Lawson shows up in Jim's class he said he was up from Milford CT.See more »
Quotes:
Richard Lawson:You know I bet Vinnie here a whole nickel, that your old clunker wouldn't burn rubber Jimmy. But I was wrong, everything burns.See more »
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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
underrated quality horror flick, 18 November 2007
Author: (tottenhamtillidie@gmail.com) from sacramento, ca

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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