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Edgler Foreman Vess
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Chyna Shepherd
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Ethan Trevaine
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Lori
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Jim Woltz
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Young Chyna Shepherd
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Laura Templeton
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Jack Templeton
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Miriam Braynard
Tori Paul ...
Ariel Delane
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Mr. John Q. Citizen
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Mrs. John Q. Citizen (as Babz Chula)
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George Jespersen (as Alfred E. Humphreys)
Edmond Kato Wong ...
Tom
Meredith Bain Woodward ...
Sarah Templeton
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Chyna Shepherd is a twenty-six-year-old psychology student who survived an extremely troubled past. While visiting Laura Templeton's house, a farm in the Napa Valley, a serial killer named Edgler Foreman Vess breaks into the house, taking Laura and killing her parents. Chyna survives and manages to follow him. In doing so, she learns of Vess's captive: a young, innocent girl, Ariel, trapped in Vess's home far from the Napa Valley. Chyna feels a great sense of responsibility for this girl, and she travels deeper into her nightmare. Written by Mike Yagnow <cato@frontiernet.net>

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5 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Dean Koontz's Intensity  »

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When Chyna and Edgler are forming words from letters in his name "Edgler Foreman Vess," Chyna says "hanger." There is no "H" in his name. See more »

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Edgler Vess: [to Ariel and Chyna] Who do I not untouch first?
[Chyna splashes gasoline on Edgler]
Edgler Vess: Well, that answers THAT question, doesn't it?
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Referenced in Cabin by the Lake (2000) See more »

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A very intense movie that keeps you glued to the tv screen
24 June 2001 | by (Fredrikstad,Norway) – See all my reviews

Even though this is a low budget b-movie,it still is one of the best thrillers I have ever seen.And it absolutely lives up to it's name "intensity".It's about a psycho serial killer,played by John C. McGinley,which we also remember from the movies as "the rock". The serial killer in this movie is actually far worse than other serial killers from other movies,this one is a completely insane psycho mad man. The movie is completely breath-taking and I didn't relax for one minute when I watched it on tv.It is a mini series in two parts and therefor quit long.Almost 4 hours I think and that is a long time with intensity.

I recommend this movie to everyone that likes a good thriller and I guarantee that after watching the first 5 minutes you have to watch the whole movie.

Intensity is really one of the most terrifying movies you will ever see.


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