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Intensity (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  5 August 1997 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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
Babs Chula ...
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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Dean Koontz's Intensity  »

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When Chyna throws herself down the stairs to break the chair she's chained to, you can see both of her hands come free as she's falling. But when she lands at the bottom of the staircase they are connected again. See more »

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Edgler Vess: [to Ariel] Please don't think that you can starve yourself to death because you're not going to escape me like that. I just won't let it happen. I'll just go out and I'll get a rubber tube and I'll shove it down your throat so that I can pump baby food into your stomach. Now let's see, what would I put on a menu like that? Um, do you like pureed peas, crushed up carrots? Oh I know, l-l-l-lima beans?
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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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