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The Lake (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  1 February 1998 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Michael Winters ...
Dr. Braden
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The Man
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Lt. Governor Chandler
Geoffrey Rivas ...
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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Good TV thriller type with the beautiful Yasmine Bleeth.
8 June 2001 | by (Oakwood, Virginia USA) – See all my reviews

This NBC TV movie with beauty Yasmine Bleeth who returns home in the place she grew up only to find her town is now strange and different, was one of the better thrillers on TV that I've seen recently. The, Lake is mainly about an invasion of strangers from a parallel universe who cause and do the strangest things to this town. This movie might just have been made into a series if the writers would have thought more. Generally strange happenings with strange towns as the setting seem to make a hit series. To finish out this movie should be watched for the beautiful Yasmine Bleeth. Just like drinking milk does you good, watching a movie and viewing Yasmine does a man good also.


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