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Sleepstalker (1995)

Video  -  Horror  -  20 March 1998 (Thailand)
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Seventeen years after slaughtering all but one member of a family, a vicious serial killer known only as "The Sandman" awaits execution. But first, his jailers allow a minister to visit the... See full summary »

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Griffin Davis
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Megan
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The Preacher
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Detective Bronson Worth
Kathleen McMartin ...
Dana
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Kenny
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Dog Sanchez
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Detective Garcia
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Detective Rolands
Vincent Berry ...
Griffin, age 7
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Young Sandman (as Joey Andrews)
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Seventeen years after slaughtering all but one member of a family, a vicious serial killer known only as "The Sandman" awaits execution. But first, his jailers allow a minister to visit the killer to give him last rites, unaware that the minister is a voodoo priest and an ally of the condemned prisoner. The priest places a hex on the Sandman so that when he is executed, his soul migrates into a new body made of sand. To sever his ties with his former life and achieve absolute power, the sandman must find and kill a man named Griffin, the sole survivor of the last family murdered by the killer. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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The main characters' age is depicted differently throughout the film. In the first scene, Griffin is seven years old and Sandman appears to be in his early thirties. Seventeen years later, as Sandman awaits execution, he seems not to have aged a day, while Griffin is a full grown man. However, the flashback scene shows Sandman appearing to be about 10 years old, while Griffin is depicted as a baby. Their age difference just doesn't match up. See more »

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Written and Performed by Lisbeth Scott
Produced by Lee Curreri
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Although it was not entirely original it had enough creepy moments to make it all worth while, especially the Sandman's Lullaby
29 December 1998 | by (Belleville, MI) – See all my reviews

Although the movie reminded me of the "Freddy" films and the movie "Dust Devil," It had enough creepy moments to make it a worthwhile viewing. A repeated flashback/dream sequence was exceptionally disturbing and the Sandman's Lullaby was really chilling. Also, the ending was unexpected. Some thought and creativity went onto the Special Effects and for once the killer was underplayed.


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