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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 »
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Transferred From Milford, The Hoods From Hell 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
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97 min
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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 »
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Crew or equipment visible: When the black car is chasing the student in the beginning, you can see the vehicle carrying the camera reflected in the hubcaps and the front fender.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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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Transferred From Milford, The Hoods From Hell, 24 April 2009
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

The film Sometimes They Come Back explores the proposition that if you got a big enough grudge against someone, especially if they helped aid your leaving this mortal coil rather abruptly, you can come back for payback. Doesn't matter if you've been good or if you've been bad and these three were definitely bad.

Tim Matheson comes back to his hometown with wife Brooke Adams and their son Robert Hy Gorman for a teaching job at the local high school. Tim's got some anger management issues which is why he left the last school he taught at in Chicago. He's got no great attachments to his hometown with his parents gone and his older brother killed back in 1963.

That's what this story is all about. He and his brother were stopped by some hoods in a train tunnel and the brother killed, but so were three of the hoods when young Matheson played by Zachary Ball stole their car keys as he ran. It's these three who kill three of Matheson's students with him having some peripheral involvement even if its premonitions and take their place. The three hoods from hell are malevolently played by Robert Rusler, Bentley Mitchum, and Nicholas Sadler. All transfered from Milford, Milford Cemetery that is.

Tim Matheson and the rest of the cast give good performances in this film adapted from a Stephen King short story. Fans of Stephen King and the horror genre should really like this one.

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