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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 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)
Marcia Laskowski ...
 Linda St. Pierre (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Reverend Riggins (3 episodes, 1999)
Nancy Beatty ...
 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)
Richard Fitzpatrick ...
 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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An Unspeakable Evil Has Arrived. 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

Auditions were scheduled for January 9, 1998, in Southwest Harbor, ME. A massive freezing rain storm arrived on that day and left the entire state a disaster area. (Three other states and four Canadian provinces were also affected; parts of Quebec and Ontario were hit harder than Maine.) 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

Andre Linoge: Before he gets too self-righteous, Katrina, ask him how well he knows Jenna Freeman.
Kirk Freeman: What do you know about my sister?
Andre Linoge: That horses aren't all she enjoys riding when the weather's hot.
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Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

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A must-see!!!!
13 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is absolutely my favorite Stephen King movie adaption, maybe that is because it was written for T.V by the man himself. This mini-series is awesome and absolutely scary. The ending will just leave you breathless and how horrifying to think of what to do as a parent. I love King's books, because they are not necessarily about the "monster", they are human studies and the scary part is the victims' reactions to the monster as this movie shows. What a superb ensemble cast. This movie rocked and really makes you think about faith, family, and your neighbors and friends. It is four hours long but it keeps you enthralled every minute. I started watching this one night at 2 in the morning after a late night shift delivering pizzas while in law school, and I managed to stay up all four hours to watch the whole movie, that's how good and enthralling this movie is.


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