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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Rod Serling (story)
Richard Matheson (teleplay)
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Release Date:
19 May 1994 (USA) See more »
Plot:
This tv movie features two stories by Rod Serling, who also wrote the stories of the original "The Twilight Zone" (1959) series... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Earl Jones ... Host

Amy Irving ... James' Fiancee (segment "The Theater")

Gary Cole ... James (segment "Theater, The")

Patrick Bergin ... Dr. Benjamin Ramsey (segment "Where the Dead Are")

Julia Campbell ... Maureen, Barmaid (segment "Where the Dead Are")

Jack Palance ... Dr. Jeremy Wheaton (segment "Where the Dead Are")
Heidi Swedberg ... (segment "The Theater")

Priscilla Pointer ... (segment "The Theater")
Scott Burkholder ... (segment "Theater, The")
Don Bloomfield ... (segment "Theater, The")
Michael Burgess ... (segment "Theater, The")
Grey Silbley ... (segment "The Theater")

Alex Van ... (segment "The Theater")
Deborah Winstead ... (segment "The Theater")

Peter McRobbie ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")
Bill Bolender ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")

Malachy McCourt ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")
J. Michael Hunter ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")
Stan Kelly ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")
Tony Pender ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")
Hank Troscianiec ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")

Mark Joy ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")

Richard K. Olsen ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")
Chris O'Neill ... (segment "Where the Dead Are")
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jenna Stern ... Susan (segment "Where the Dead Are")

Joanne Pankow ... Ticket Lady (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Markowitz 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Rod Serling (story)

Richard Matheson (teleplay)

Rod Serling (written by)

Produced by
S. Bryan Hickox .... producer
Lawrence Horowitz .... executive producer
Michael O'Hara .... executive producer
Robert F. Phillips .... associate producer
Joey Plager .... associate producer (as Joseph Plager)
Carol Serling .... supervising producer
 
Original Music by
Patrick Williams 
 
Cinematography by
Jacek Laskus 
 
Film Editing by
David Beatty 
 
Casting by
Molly Lopata 
 
Production Design by
Christiaan Wagener 
 
Set Decoration by
George Toomer Jr. 
 
Costume Design by
Judy B. Swartz 
 
Makeup Department
Jim Beinke .... special makeup effects artist
Tony Gardner .... special makeup effects artist
David Halsey .... key hair stylist
Patricia Mackin .... makeup artist
Rick Pour .... special makeup effects artist
Wendi Lynne Tolkin .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
S. Bryan Hickox .... unit production manager
Susan J. Spohr .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephanie Fowler Adams .... second assistant director
Janet Davidson .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Ivica Bilich .... property master
Chuck Bludsworth .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Jacko Carter .... sound mixer
Tim Cooney .... sound mixer
Rick Hinson .... sound effects editor
Christopher B. Reeves .... dialogue editor
Nello Torri .... re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Kathleen Tonkin .... special effects foreman
Robert Vazquez .... special effects coordinator
 
Stunts
Peter Bucossi .... stunt coordinator
Laura Cartwright .... utility stunts
John Copeman .... assistant stunt coordinator
Kathleen Tonkin .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Bennett .... key grip
Robert Hoelen .... best boy grip
Roger Meilink .... best boy electric
 
Casting Department
Mark Fincannon .... location casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dana Kay Hart .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Jason Ninness .... assistant post-production supervisor
 
Location Management
Mary Weisgerber Meyer .... location manager
 
Transportation Department
Brian Kay .... driver: honeywagon
Rick Parkinson .... driver
Greg Stancil .... driver
 
Other crew
Laura Cartwright .... key production accountant
Cindy J. Gray .... production coordinator
Rick Kelly .... production assistant
Jon Alon Walz .... office coordinator: Los Angeles
 

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89 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
As of 2016, this is the only Twilight Zone episode/movie not to be released on DVD.See more »
Quotes:
[closing narration for "Where the Dead Are"]
Host:Quotation from the Bible, the Book of Ecclesiastes: "To everything, there is a season and a time for every purpose under Heaven. A time to be born, and a time to die." To which Dr. Ramsey might add, "And death will come, despite the misguided efforts of man to delay or prevent it, even in the Twilight Zone."
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Movie Connections:
Follows "The Twilight Zone" (1985)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The first episode was a classic, 16 August 2010
Author: Robert Thompson from United States

The first episode was a Twilight Zone classic.

It features a young woman with commitment issues who keeps putting off her boyfriend/fiancé's marriage proposals. She thinks she has all the time in the world, but doesn't know what lies waiting for her at the local movie theater where "His Girl Friday" is playing. During the movie she suddenly sees an on-screen video of her earlier conversation with her boyfriend, which no one else seems to see. Thinking it's a prank, she confronts him and he acts dumbfounded, not knowing what she's talking about. As the movie unfolds, she makes repeated trips to the theater, each time seeing more video of her past, and future. Her boyfriend thinks she is having a breakdown and recommends therapy and to "not go back there again", but by this time she's obsessed and can't get away from it. In the end she sees herself get hit by a bus and fulfills her own death prophesy.

In the last scene her boyfriend finally watches the movie and sees the sequence of videos himself. The moral of the story is to live life to the fullest and don't take time for granted, because we don't know the future.... or, in rare cases, we may see it in our minds if it's projected from "The Twilight Zone".

James Earl Jones of "One Book" commercial fame does a great job as "Rod Serling" doing the narrative at the end. To me it's a classic Twilight Zone episode that could have come right out of the 1960 series.

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