A homicidal twelve-year-old paperboy becomes obsessed with a woman and her daughter next-door, and he'll do anything to make his fantasy of the "perfect family" come alive.

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Melissa Thorpe
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Johnny McFarley
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Cammie Thorpe
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Brian
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Mrs. Rosemont
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Diana
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Mr. McFarley
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Brenda
Jenny Campbell ...
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Claire Riley ...
Jeanne Stalcup
Derek Johnston ...
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Travis
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Peaches
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Storyline

A paper-boy murders an old lady only to lure her family from the city out to the country. As each day passes the paper-boy tries to make friends with the family. Once the family sees what a sicko he is, they banish him from their lives. Then the terror begins. Written by <chopp@gte.net>

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16 November 1994 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Alexandra Paul turned thirty during the shooting of this film. See more »

Goofs

The mother drives up to the paper boy's house, and she leaves her door open and runs up and into the house. Then, when she escapes the house, she goes to her car. Now, the car door is closed and the doors are locked. The paper boy could not have closed and locked the car, because he was inside the house the whole time. See more »

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Johnny McFarley: It was supposed to be us! The Family!
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Corny, stupid, not scary. And yet, I love it
14 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So this is suppose to be a horror movie. I laughed at it. It is corny, stupid, unrealistic, ridiculous, but yet I still love this movie. Johnny is entertaining. It's mere attempt to scare you is why this is funny. Anyway, I have not seen it in years, probably a good 15 years or so. But I want to watch it again, maybe I will try and find it on ebay or amazon. It is a good flick though. Johnny is an obsessed, psychotic little kid. He has a thing for a teacher who is about 3 or 4 times his age. He is not afraid to kill. He is annoying. It will make you laugh at times and you might hate me for recommending the movie after you watch it, cause it is cheesy, but I like it for some unknown reason.


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