MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,405 this week

Skeletons (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Horror | Thriller  -  25 April 1997 (USA)
5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 363 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 4 critic

A heart attack moves a Pulitzer winning journalist to leave NY for the peace of a small New England town, but he soon finds himself pulled into a case of a man accused of killing his gay ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 473 titles
created 19 Aug 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 03 Sep 2012
 
a list of 393 titles
created 03 Nov 2012
 
a list of 108 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Skeletons" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Skeletons (TV Movie 1997)

Skeletons (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Skeletons.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A rich and dangerous family are out to kill their mentally ill nephew, Robert. He escapes from the institution and the killings begin. The family members become more and more deranged as they fanatically

Director: Paul Leder
Stars: James Avery, Julia Campbell, Dean Dittman
Robo Warriors (1996)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

The year is 2036 and Earth has been invaded: hope lies with the last Robo Warrior - a towering fighting machine.

Director: Ian Barry
Stars: James Remar, Kyle Howard, James Tolkan
Voodoo Academy (Video 2000)
Horror | Fantasy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Young Christopher has just enrolled at the prestigious Carmichael Bible College, managed by the somewhat unusual Mrs. Bouvier. After some unexplained disappearances, Christopher does some ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Debra Mayer, Riley Smith, Chad Burris
Townies (1999)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Welcome to Schlarb, Ohio... a small county seat overrun by misfits, freaks and weirdos! Dickie is a lonely dumpster-driver who finds companionship in his latest dumpster discovery, a young ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Alan Harold
Stars: P. Craig Russell, Lori Scarlett, Jeremy Maes
Body Count (1987)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

A murderous psycho breaks out of a mental hospital and goes after his uncle.

Director: Paul Leder
Stars: Bernard White, Dick Sargent, Greg Mullavey
Final Stab (Video 2001)
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Angela's sister wants to get revenge upon her, inviting her to mystery farm along with her old friends, to participate in a game with fake blood and knives - but Angela and her disturbed ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Jamie Gannon, Melissa Reneé Martin, Erinn Hayes
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A father (Williams) suspects his son (Jackson) to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?

Director: Wayne Powers
Stars: Treat Williams, Linda Hamilton, Jonathan Jackson
Nightworld: Survivor (TV Movie 1999)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

An oil rig crew discovers an ancient evil far beneath the Earth's surface, which may be responsible for a series of murders.

Director: David Straiton
Stars: Greg Evigan, Rachael Crawford, Claudia Michelsen
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2/10 X  

Six young archaeology students discover the remains of an ancient Aztec mummy and accidentally unleash the fury of an evil god.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Jeff Peterson, Trent Latta, Ariauna Albright
Dreamaniac (1986)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A heavy-metal musician makes a deal with a satanic succubus to make him successful with women, in return for the succubus being able to feed on the girls.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Thomas Bern, Ashlyn Gere, Sylvia Summers
The Elevator (1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Directors: Arthur Borman, Nigel Dick, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Martin Landau, Gabriel Bologna, Gretchen Becker
Skeletons I (2014)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Tom, Rachel and Vincent are all people going through dark times in their lives. Living as social recluses their paths cross with truly cataclysmic outcomes. Skeletons is a look at the ... See full summary »

Director: Craig-James Moncur
Stars: John Baxter, Ricky Callan, Nick Cheals
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Reverend Carlyle
...
Heather Crane (as Dee Wallace Stone)
...
Zach Crane
...
...
Melanie Jove
D. Paul Thomas ...
Sheriff Joe Carlton
...
Mayor Harley Dunbar
...
Sam
...
Toby Carlyle (as Pat Thomas)
Clive Rosengren ...
Jacob MacIntire
...
Mr. Muir
...
Sadie
Brigitta Dau ...
Laura
...
Belinda Dunbar
Edit

Storyline

A heart attack moves a Pulitzer winning journalist to leave NY for the peace of a small New England town, but he soon finds himself pulled into a case of a man accused of killing his gay lover with the blade of a shovel. Wanting to keep the case quiet, the town turns against the journalist and his family when he begins digging into its secrets, until finally the accused man is found hanging in his cell and the truth comes out about more than just the killing. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Beneath the surface, nothing is what it seems.

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Grauen in einer kleinen Stadt  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$2,200,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was one of the first seven films to be foreclosed by the Screen Actors Guild for non-payment of wages and residuals to SAG members. On 13 July 2004, rights to the film were sold at auction. See more »

Quotes

Reverend Carlyle: You cannot hide from an AK-47 that's been blessed by the lord.
See more »

Connections

References Bambi (1942) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Excellent movie
1 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know what the previous writer was talking about, this was an excellent movie, I think Ron Silver was completely overshadowed by the acting ability of British Born actor Lee Tonks but he still did good. Lee Tonks was excellent in this movie. The plot was well derived, cinematography was excellent! I think it's amazing that they managed to get Anthony Pownall to work on such a small budget feature, but I guess he must have been friends with the producer or something. I don't think the average American public realizes the acting ability of Anthony Pownall and Lee Tonks. anyone who watches this movie is in for a real treat.


7 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How wonderfully bad is this movie. berutkowski
Executive Producer Jordan Belfort? whitetigerzone
Discuss Skeletons (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?