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Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)

Video  -  Horror  -  3 September 1996 (USA)
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A man returns to his hometown only to be haunted by ghostly teenagers.

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Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon knows the nightmare can't continue. He must stand up to his fear and exorcise the demons who have risen again to take posession of his beautiful teenage daughter - body and soul. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Sometimes They Come Back 2  »

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Trivia

Alexis Arquette who plays the main villain went through a sex change and is now a woman. See more »

Goofs

When Jules is doing Michelle's "Birthday Tarot", Michelle's representation card is "Page of Pentacles". Yet in the next shot, the card changes to "Wheel of Fortune". See more »

Quotes

Tony Reno: [to Steve as he is held underground] Hey, Steve! I've been thinking... we never had a chance to get to know each other. You know, I'm not such a bad guy once you get to know me. Here's a question: If a gardener with a big mouth is alone in the field being tortured and no-one has to hear him scream, does it still hurt?
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, Alexis Arquette re-appears in the psychiatrist's office to announce that he's back. See more »

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Followed by Sometimes They Come Back... for More (1998) See more »

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Better than the original
9 October 2007 | by (Tallahassee, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best horror movies I've ever seen. It may have been direct to video, but it was theater worthy. It has everything a great horror movie needs: a great plot, the wonderful and chilling music, the great acting, the amazing death sequences, and the villain Tony Reno (Alexis Arquette) gives the movie life. It deserves higher than viewers give it. If it were up to me, i'd put it in the top 250.

The first film is good, but it was too happy for me. The third is good, but really should have been a stand alone film. This is a more accurate version of King's story, including a ritual from the story that never made it into the first film.

If you want a good horror film, watch this. You'll be happy you did.


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