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Skeletons (1997)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  25 April 1997 (USA)
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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 »

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Reverend Carlyle
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Heather Crane (as Dee Wallace Stone)
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Zach Crane
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Melanie Jove
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Sheriff Joe Carlton
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Mayor Harley Dunbar
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Sam
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Toby Carlyle (as Pat Thomas)
Clive Rosengren ...
Jacob MacIntire
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Mr. Muir
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Sadie
Brigitta Dau ...
Laura
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Belinda Dunbar
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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>

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Beneath the surface, nothing is what it seems.

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25 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Grauen in einer kleinen Stadt  »

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$2,200,000 (estimated)
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Shot in nineteen days. See more »

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Reverend Carlyle: You cannot hide from an AK-47 that's been blessed by the lord.
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quite a good action-horror film
19 December 2001 | by (bristol, england) – See all my reviews

this film was acceptable, but not worth more than 6/10. some parts are quite boring and tedious, but the exciting and scary parts make up for it. James Coburn plays very well in this film. some of the better parts are where a burning scarecrow is hung from outside their home, and there car windows are smashed, and where the son is beaten-up. this film is worth about £7 or $10 no more.


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