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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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The newspaper clipping Michelle reads about Lisa's death has the names of various crew members: The writer of the article is Adam Grossman, the actual director of the film as well the writer of both this film and Sometimes They Come Back... for More (1998). The woman who finds Lisa's body is Heidi S. Pavey, the film's production coordinator. The officer she calls is Aaron Osborne, the film's production designer. The spokesman for the mining company is Michael L. Meltzer, the film's producer. See more »

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When Steve is removing the shoe from his mower, he puts on a pair of gloves. When his hat blows off and he jumps on it, his gloves are neatly tucked into his pocket. See more »

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

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Creepy and different, but could of done without the slasher elements
2 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

Sometimes They Come Back...Again is better than the original in some parts, but it is also worse. The flashbacks that appear throughout the movie are interesting and leak out information about the main character's past bit by bit. There are some good characters. My two favorites are the main villain, Tony (Alexis Arquette) who is very creepy, and Father Archer Roberts, a mysterious priest who the main character seeks help from. (Father Roberts is played by William Morgan Sheppard, who also had a similar role in Zork Nemesis, a cinematic computer game that also has a very somber, creepy mood. Check it out) The story is similar to the first movie, Jon Porter (Michael Gross) moves back to his hometown with his daughter after his mother dies. When he gets back, three demons from his past come back to terrorize him and his daughter. I smiled when several references were made to the original movie. Stephen King had put a demon raising ritual, in which you must cut off a finger, in his short story and it didn't make it for the first film, but this part of the story ...came back.. for the sequel. With all that the movie had a great, creepy mood to it, but unfortunately it begins to feel like a slasher movie, with a few characters dying miserably. That's the only element of this movie I don't like. Two characters died horribly on-screen, crying and screaming. In my opinion, that was a little inapropriate but, oh well. This movie is still good for any fan of the original movie.


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