A nurse returns to her home town to care for her dying father, and finds everyone she knows there has undergone a bizarre personality change.

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Jackie Ivers
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Dr. Jeff Chapman
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Steve Ivers
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Dylan Hydecker
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Mayor Louise Terry
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Denise Hydecker
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Officer Gary Reed
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Officer Mills (as Matthew Beck)
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Herb
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Maggie
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Dr. Braden
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The Man
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Lt. Governor Chandler
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Chief Ramirez
David Dunard ...
Lt. Frank Thompson (as David S. Dunard)
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Jackie Ivers is a Los Angeles nurse who returns home to the small town of San Vicente to find that her friends and family have taken on bizarrely different personalities. Jackie notices that everyone who goes into the town's lake come out different. As the movie progresses, Jackie first-handedly witnesses what is happening to everyone around her as she is kidnapped by aliens from a parallel world which is the duplicate to Earth but is now polluted and the ozone layer gone. In order to survive, the aliens intend to take over Earth the entrance to the duplicate Earth called the vortex, which are located in major bodies of water, ponds, and lakes. Written by Anonymous

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Jackie: Maggie, I need your help. Everybody goes into the lake and comes out different.
Maggie: You sure got that right honey.
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very good
14 August 2004 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. I'm not usually a fan of TV movies, but this one surprised me. - Watch out here, I'm about to tell part of the movie. If you haven't seen it, don't read. - I love the part where Marion Ross' character runs upstairs, opens her door, and finds her 'twin' at her sewing machine! The 'twin' turns around and says, "What are YOU doing here?", (and she has that weird look on her face) at which point the original starts freaking out! The first time I saw it I got the chills! Very creepy... It's definitely a good movie to check out - I recorded it and am keeping it on file. My whole family enjoys it. If it had been a blockbuster Hollywood movie I think it would have been horrible. They would've added so much cussing and nudity that kids wouldn't be able to enjoy it. Check it out - it's worth it.


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