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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 ... See full summary »

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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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One Of My Favorite Full Moon Movies
27 February 2000 | by See all my reviews

A little side note first, I have seen every full moon and almost every Charles Band pre-Full Moon movie, I enjoy most of them to a good extent, and I understand if my opinion is "mine alone." Onto the comments. The movie is about college "squatters" - people who don't want to pay to have living space - they take over a hospital, but it has other tenants... one is human.... the other is not... There is the "Shrieker" a creature with 2 heads from another dimension that loves to feed on whoever has it's symbol. The symbol cannot be thrown away, it has to be given, and if you get it, you die! This movie really has a lot of elements that I love in horror movies... Characters suspecting each other of doing the killings, and monsters who walk thru walls! Muahaha Also I found Clark (Tanya Dempsey) to be very convincing in her role of the newest squatter (also really cute!) too bad she hasn't done anything else...


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