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The Night Caller (1998)

 -  Thriller  -  14 July 1998 (USA)
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A woman goes to desperate measures to meet a successful radio psychologist, even if it means killing in order to do so.

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Shanna Reed ...
Dr. Lindsay Roland
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Beth Needham
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Nikki Rogers
Cyndi Pass ...
Marge Hampton
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Mama
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Lee Dixon
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Mr. Brill
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Matt Roland (as Zack Hopkins)
Luisa Leschin ...
Consuela
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Hank
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Olivia
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Andy Saden
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Shannon Welles ...
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A woman goes to desperate measures to meet a successful radio psychologist, even if it means killing in order to do so.

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »
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14 July 1998 (USA)  »

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Az éjszakai telefonáló  »

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When Mama is just learning about Beth quitting her job, Mama is squeezing medicine into her left nostril. In the next shot, it is under her right nostril. See more »

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[after killing a woman]
Beth Needham: Say hi to my parents!
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Good!!
2 November 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I really like this movie. It's one-of-a-kind for the fact that the killer this time is a woman named Beth who does not indeed appear to be a killer. She looks like she can't hurt a house fly. Beth's infatuation is not your typical jealousy over a man but over a woman. No, she's not obsessed with the female doctor sexually, but she just needs a friend and it seems this kind doctor is the only person who gives Beth the attention she needs and although the doctor is just doing her job, Beth takes it much more seriously and begins to stop at nothing to become closer to this doctor. She gets a job at the doctor's answering service, baby-sits the doctor's son and will do whatever it takes to make the doctor like her more than anyone. Even if it means killing whoever gets in the way!!

Although the movie was good, I was a little confused about some things that I hope get answered through this. Who's eyes are those on the cover?? They're certainly not Tracy Nelson's. What made Beth become crazy?? There's only a split second that explains why she killed her father, but we never know what caused her unusual infatuation especially with someone over the radio!!

Overall, it was a good one!! GO OUT AND RENT/BUY IT!! IT'S WORTH IT!!


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