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The People Next Door (1996)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  1 October 1996 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Anna Morse
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Garrett James
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Lt. Jack Driscoll
Tracy Ellis ...
Donna James (as Tracey Ellis)
Rachel Duncan ...
Billie Morse
Lauren Fernández ...
Sally Morse
Karis Paige Bryant ...
Laura Morse
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Ellen Morse
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Albert
Charles Homet ...
Sgt. Mackey
Carrie Boren ...
Roz
Christine Tolson ...
Megan
David Denny ...
Brady (as David Denney)
Jill Parker-Jones ...
Julie
Helen Cates ...
Arlene
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When hapless Anna Morse decides to leave her violent husband for good and moves into an Albuquerque rental house with her three little daughters, things are gradually looking up again at first. But soon enough it all starts to fall apart when not only her newfound job and the love of her mother, but also the friendship of the caring next door neighbours all don't appear as reliable as they seemed. And then the real nightmare is about to begin... Written by Swie Tio <sweet_t@dds.nl>

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Escape from Harm  »

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Lt. Jack Driscoll: [He visits Anna's house after she reports her kids missing] If you ask me, it looks like you've been rode hard and put up wet.
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Incredible Movie, Incredible Reality
15 December 2002 | by (Delaware, USA) – See all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this movie. It's absolutely unbelievable that this actually happened! As you sit watching the movie, you place yourself in the characters' places and wondering what you would do if this terrible story was happening to you. There's only so much that the police can do ... there's only so much that anyone can do. You never know who's living next-door. You can never tell who's psychotic or who has a few screws loose, and that's scary. This is a definite must-see for any diehard Lifetime viewer.


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