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Shrieker (1998)

 -  Horror  -  1 September 1999 (UK)
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Clark, a young Mathematics major at University, thinks she's found the best deal for student housing: a group of squatters who live in an abandoned hospital secretly. The quirky residents let her into their community provided she follow the rules, including not telling anyone about her living arrangements. All seems wonderful, until she discovers that the reason that the hospital was abandoned was a series of murders in the 1940's by a strange "shrieking killer" who was never captured - and the discovery that someone who's living in the hospital is using occult means to bring back the "Shrieker," a demonic force summoned and controlled by a human who knows the proper procedure. When strange occult circles are discovered, Clark finds herself the main suspect, because she is the newest resident. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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A sequel was planned where the Shrieker would return with three heads instead of two. See more »

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* * out of 4.

One of Full Moon's better efforts is about a group of poor college students seeking refuge in an old abandoned asylum, but falling victim to a shrieking monster. Short, entertaining, directly to the point horror flick with an appealing cast, some scary scenes, and an interesting story, but suffers from routine direction and poor special effects.

Rated R; Graphic Violence and Profanity.


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