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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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A rettegés tava  »

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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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Ok, It's odd but that's not always bad.
5 May 2002 | by (Florida--USA) – See all my reviews

Ok, I admit this movie was a bit strange. But thats not a bad thing. It gives everyone a break from their daily lives. I am more forgiving to movies because I accept limitations and understand movies don't always have to be "realistic". I have seen some comments on this IMDB message board saying that some of these movies are unrealistic. And the same people then turn around and say how much they admire Superman that he is a role model. Like that movie is realistic. Don't get me wrong I love Superman just as much as the next guy, but movies don't have to be realistic all the time. I mean if somebody made a movie about my life it would be boring as hell. I for one love the so called unrealistic movies.


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