MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 76,521 this week

Stranger in Town (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  18 October 1998 (USA)
4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 165 users  
Reviews: 6 user

New to a small town, a city teen grows suspicious of a man who befriended him and his single mother.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 15 Mar 2011
 
a list of 300 titles
created 26 Jan 2012
 
a list of 253 titles
created 13 Feb 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 16 Apr 2012
 
a list of 9062 titles
created 08 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Stranger in Town" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Stranger in Town (TV Movie 1998)

Stranger in Town (TV Movie 1998) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Stranger in Town.
2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Wounded (1997)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

After a grizzly-bear poacher named Hanaghan kills her fiance and fellow Fish & Wildlife Deptartment officer, Julie Clayton sets out to track the killer down and discover why the FBI is ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Martin
Stars: Mädchen Amick, Graham Greene, Adrian Pasdar
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The residents of Possum Lodge head on a road trip to the States, hoping to win a contest and thus pay a fine.

Director: Eric Till
Stars: Steve Smith, Patrick McKenna, Bob Bainborough
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Jeffrey Shore
Stars: Graham Greene, Litefoot, Irene Bedard
Crime | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Confusing realities surface in this paranoid film dealing with the fragile nature of a young woman (Anne Parillaud) recovering from rape and an apparent attempted suicide. In one reality, ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Anne Parillaud, William Baldwin, Lisanne Falk
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Friedenberg
Stars: James Cromwell, Joseph Ashton, Tantoo Cardinal
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.

Directors: Lyman Dayton, Sam Pillsbury
Stars: Joseph Ashton, Dave Matthews, Renee Faia
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

From a bland tract house on the outskirts of Los Angeles, Simon Geist (with occasional help from his platonic girlfriend Darla) wages war against all of modern American popular culture. ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Zukovic
Stars: Dan Zukovic, Susan Heimbeinder, Mark Ruffalo
What Girls Learn (TV Movie 2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Lee Rose
Stars: Elizabeth Perkins, Scott Bakula, Alison Pill
What Katy Did (TV Movie 1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A thirteen year old girl seems to be more than her widowed father can handle at times, even with the aid of her aunt, until a tragic accident changes the young girl's outlook on life.

Director: Stacey Stewart Curtis
Stars: Alison Pill, Megan Follows, Martha Burns
A Stranger in Town (TV Movie 1995)
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A woman is haunted by her past when a man shows up at her front door.

Director: Peter Levin
Stars: Jean Smart, Gregory Hines, Jeffrey Nordling
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Steven Rumbelow
Stars: Caroline Azar, Paul Bettis, Bill Diamond
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young writer named Espen Arnakke tells the story of his escape from the small Danish town of Jante. Espen boards a ship headed to Newfoundland, but the harsh conditions on board makes him... See full summary »

Director: Nils Gaup
Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Stuart Graham, Anneke von der Lippe
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jack
Rebecca Jenkins ...
Katherine
...
Eddie Lester
...
Aaron
...
Hetty
...
Kim
...
Patrick
Trevor Steve ...
Wimpy
Shaun Johnston ...
Police Chief Waller
Iain MacLean ...
Officer Nichols
Dixie Seatle ...
Officer Terri Orloff
Blaine Hart ...
Delaney
Lisa Pollock ...
Pamela Martin
Grant Boulton ...
Reporter #1
Chris Scott ...
Townsperson #1
Edit

Storyline

New to a small town, a city teen grows suspicious of a man who befriended him and his single mother.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Face à son passé  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(as Dolby Stereo)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Fleur Blanche
Written and Performed by Paul Brosseau and Greg Pauker
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A weird, disjointed little film
7 April 2000 | by (Newberg, Oregon) – See all my reviews

Here's a strange little thriller that fluctuates all over the place in a disjointed but intriguing way. Harry Hamlin (star of the upcoming "Movie Stars" TV series) plays Jack Beldon, a drifter who insinuates himself into a widowed (and relocated) mom's family. Her 13-year-old son (Trevor Blumas) has strong reservations about opening their home to a "stranger," and these feelings are compounded after a local woman is found strangled in her home and the boy detective uncovers dark secrets about Mr. Hamlin's past and... his alias.

Toss Graham Greene ("Dances With Wolves") into the stew as a babbling vagrant known as "The Creeper" and the interest level rises. Is Jack a ladykiller or has the "harmless" Creeper gone off the deep end? "Stranger in Town" keeps you guessing 'til the bitter end. Not Hitchcock, but not bad either


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
how does it end???? maury15
Not Too Bad... ToAsToAsT
Its on DVD now! brockpierce1984
Discuss Stranger in Town (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?