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The Colony (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  17 September 1995 (USA)
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Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon ... See full summary »

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Rick Knowlton
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Leslie Knowlton
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Philip Denig
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Doug Corwin
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Mike Knowlton
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Mrs. Billingsley
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Jerry Franklin
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Danielle Knowlton
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Frank Williamson
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Mary Williamson
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Steve Barnett
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Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon discover that life in The Colony is much more sinister than it first appeared. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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The Knowltons have finally found a neighborhood to die for.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »
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Three's Company meets Barney Miller meets WKRP in Cincinnati
24 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Three's Company meets Barney Miller meets WKRP in Cincinnati. Hey it's a 70's sit com re-union! Jack Tripper, Barney Miller and Herb Tarlick meet in the creepy Stepford like Southern California community of "The Colony". This was a great movie. Anything with Jon Ritter is totally worth watching. He is such a warm and heartfelt actor. Since his passing, it is comforting to be able to watch him again and feel closer to the good old days of one of the greatest shows of all time, Three's Company. Hey, it's not a big budget Hollywood Blockbuster, but you already knew that. So get the popcorn ready and sit back and enjoy a thoroughly entertaining movie.


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