Storm of the Century (1999)

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A small village off the mainland is about to receive a huge winter storm. It won't be just another storm for them. A strange visitor named Andre Linoge comes to the small village and gives ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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 Ursula Godsoe (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Joanna Stanhope (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Davey Hopewell (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Ferd Andrews (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Sonny Brautigan (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Tess Merchant (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Johnny Harriman (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Linda St. Pierre (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Reverend Riggins (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Octavia Godsoe (3 episodes, 1999)
Richard Blackburn ...
 Andy Robichaux (3 episodes, 1999)
Gaylyn Britton ...
 Mary Hopewell (3 episodes, 1999)
Harley English-Dixon ...
 Heidi St. Pierre (3 episodes, 1999)
Sam Morton ...
 Harry Robichaux (3 episodes, 1999)
Cayda Rubin ...
 Sally Godsoe (3 episodes, 1999)
Kristin Baxley ...
 Annie Huston (3 episodes, 1999)
Norma Edwards ...
 Betty Soames (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Jonas Stanhope (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Della Bissonette (3 episodes, 1999)
David Hughes ...
 Burt Soames (3 episodes, 1999)
Helen Hughes ...
 Roberta Coign (3 episodes, 1999)
Arlene Mazerolle ...
 Jill Robichaux (3 episodes, 1999)
Tyler Bannerman ...
 Frank Bright (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Donny Beals (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Ralph Emerick 'Ralphie' Anderson (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Constable Mike Anderson / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Town Manager Robbie Beals (3 episodes, 1999)
Nada Despotovich ...
 Sandra Beals (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Molly Anderson (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Andre Linoge (Human & Monster Form) / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Kirk Freeman (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Melinda Hatcher (3 episodes, 1999)
Nicky Guadagni ...
 Jenna Freeman (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Angela Carver (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Buster Carver (3 episodes, 1999)
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Christopher Marren ...
 Henry Bright (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Pippa Hatcher (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Katrina Withers (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Jack Carver (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Alton 'Hatch' Hatcher (3 episodes, 1999)
Myra Carter ...
 Cora Stanhope (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Billy Soames (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Peter Godsoe (2 episodes, 1999)
Jack Jessop ...
 George Kirby (2 episodes, 1999)
David Ferry ...
 Lloyd Wishman (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Lucien Fournier (2 episodes, 1999)
Victor Ertmanis ...
 Alex Haber (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Jane Kingsbury (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Cal Freese (2 episodes, 1999)
Hardee T. Lineham ...
 William (Bill) Timmons (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Orville Boucher (2 episodes, 1999)
Michael Rhoades ...
 Stan Hopewell (2 episodes, 1999)
Kay Tremblay ...
 Robbie's Mother (2 episodes, 1999)
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Storyline

A small village off the mainland is about to receive a huge winter storm. It won't be just another storm for them. A strange visitor named Andre Linoge comes to the small village and gives the residents havoc. He knows everything about them, and when he tells the truth about one of them, that person denies it. The town constable, Mike Anderson, tries to keep everyone in check with the huge storm and Linoge. Linoge keeps telling the people, "Give me what I want and I will go away"... Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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storm | island | small town | suicide | secret | See more »

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Terror that takes you by storm! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense thematic elements and violence/gore | See all certifications »
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14 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stephen King's Storm of the Century  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The series refers to Derry, the fictional town in other Stephen King works, It (1990) and "Insomnia". See more »

Goofs

When they are trying to bring Linoge in through the back of the store, Alton Hatcher say's he unlocked the door. But when Robbie Beals tries pulling on the door, you can clearly see the lock is still engaged. See more »

Quotes

Mike Anderson: Pushers get pushed. It's a sad fact of life, but that's how it is. Pushers get pushed.
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Referenced in Rose Red (2002) See more »

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Outstanding-Best Stephen King movie
16 February 2004 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

No Spoilers here. One of my favorite 10 movies, and easily the best made for TV movie ever. Storm of the Century reaches the highest level of suspense of any movie I have ever seen. I have watched it 5 times now, and am amazed at how linear it is for its length. Not a minute is wasted.

As with every great film it is not for everyone, but keep in mind that no movie is rated above 9.0 here, and that some people will not like it because it was made for TV, is Stephen King, is long, isn't packed with CGI or gore, or isn't a comfortably predictable Hollywood story. Don't let the fact it isn't rated 8.0+ fool you-this is an outstanding movie.

Absolutely anti-Hollywood (I love it for that as well), this is much more like an independent film not trying to be artsy. Few big name stars, no wasted sub-plots to draw in general audiences, no special effects wedged awkwardly in, not packed with pretty people who cannot act or out-of-place one-liners. This is a pure horror/suspense movie.

If you want a movie you can predict the ending to within 10 minutes, or settle down comfortably to another familiar rehashed horror story, pass on this one-it is original, chilling, and as gripping and memorable as any movie you will see. Like any horror suspense movie, you won't get the full effect if you have it on at noon while surfing the net and chatting on the phone. I most closely would compare it to Silence of the Lambs or The Ring in tension and flow, but without the shock value. The tension and eeriness this movie creates is palpable.

This is not a slasher/gore movie, and you will get a chance to know the main characters of Little Tall Island, as well as see an original portrayal of antagonist Colm Feore (who perfectly nailed his role). Yes, Anthony Hopkins would have ALSO been great for this role, but I don't think better. If you are chilled by hearing "I'm a Little Teapot, short and stout..." afterwards, you'll be here posting great reviews as well.


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