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Director:
Writer:
Thom Eberhardt (written by)
Release Date:
December 1983 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Before "Final Destination" There Was ... "Sole Survivor" See more »
Plot:
A lone survivor of a plane crash is haunted by a feeling unworthy of survival. Dead people start coming after her to collect her. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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(3 articles)
Brian Trenchard-Smith on The Survivor
 (From Trailers from Hell. 29 April 2012, 9:52 PM, PDT)

A look back at Night Of The Comet
 (From Fangoria. 27 October 2009, 11:14 PM, PDT)

A look back at Sole Survivor (DVD Review)
 (From Fangoria. 19 September 2009, 8:12 PM, PDT)

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The trailers were very misleading for this movie. See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Anita Skinner ... Denise Watson
Kurt Johnson ... Brian Richardson
Robin Davidson ... Kristy Cutler

Caren L. Larkey ... Karla Davis (as Caren Larkey)
Andrew Boyer ... Blake
Daniel Bryan Cartwell ... Lt. Patterson (as Daniel Cartwell)
Wendy Dake ... Roxie
Stephen V. Isbell ... Cabbie (as Steve Isbell)
William Snare ... Artie
Peggy McClure ... Crash Victim
Roberta Kay ... Crash Victim
Kathleen Blyth ... Crash Victim
Steve Krause ... Crash Victim
Dominic Manano ... Crash Victim
Randy Stripling ... Crash Victim (as Randolph Stripling)
Richard Bosworth ... Crash Victim
Laurie Wendorf ... Blake's Wife
Rudy Challenger ... Air Traffic Controller
Brian Ann Zoccola ... Hospital Receptionist
Linda Rose ... Nurse #1
Cynthia Weislogel ... Nurse #2
Jennifer Sullivan ... Girl on Landing Dock (as Jennifer Sullivan)
Toni Lawrence ... TV Actress
Susan Malter ... Rita
Gino Gaudio ... Frank
Lloyd Stevens ... Old Man in Park
Al Valletta ... Dave
Eldon Randall ... Highway Inspector
Thomas Peterson ... TV Director
Leslie Corin ... Baby Barker
Barbara Renee ... Mrs. Barker
John Zigler ... Man in Parking Structure
Rick Kleber ... Santa Claus

Clay Wilcox ... Randy
Brinke Stevens ... Jennifer
Gerald Griffin ... Police Officer
Sid Marsh ... Police Officer
Joseph Gaudio ... Police Officer
Don Worden ... Police Officer
Sandra Goldgraben ... Police Officer

Marc Handler ... Undercover Cop
Jaxson Fish ... Dead Boy
Alan Levy ... Civil Service Desk
Darian Hayes ... Salvation Army Lady

Leon ... Gang Leader (as Leon Robinson)
Anthony Alvarez ... Gang Member
Jim Landes ... Gang Member
Kip Waldo ... Gang Member
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Directed by
Thom Eberhardt 
 
Writing credits
Thom Eberhardt (written by)

Produced by
Don Barkemeyer .... producer
Caren L. Larkey .... producer
Robert D. Larkey .... producer
Sal Romeo .... executive producer
Dru White .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
David F. Anthony 
 
Cinematography by
Russell Carpenter  (as Russ Carpenter)
 
Film Editing by
Thom Eberhardt 
 
Makeup Department
Robin Beauchesne .... assistant makeup artist
Alice Campbell .... makeup artist
Christine Lamlano .... hair stylist (as Christine Lamano)
 
Production Management
James Mathers .... production manager (as Jim Mathers)
 
Sound Department
Kurt Bennet .... sound editor
John Livovi .... sound utility (as John Livavi)
Mike McKay .... sound editor
Tom Rolapp .... boom operator
Michael Sabo .... sound mixer (as Mike Sabo)
Phil Spinelli .... sound recordist
 
Stunts
Paula Marie Moody .... stunts (as Paula-Marie Moody)
Byron Quisenberry .... stunts (as Brian Quisenberry)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joey Alvarado .... best boy
Don Devine .... camera operator
Rick Faigh .... gaffer (as Rik Faigh)
Don Giroux .... electrician
Brady Hicks .... grip
Bosco Kline .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laurie Silver .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
David Charles .... assistant editor
Michael Dempsey .... apprentice editor
Steven Wolfe .... associate editor
 
Other crew
Gary L. Beck .... technical advisor: aviation
Jill Gurr .... script supervisor
William S. Judkins .... set apprentice (as William Judkins)
Jean Kyler .... production secretary
Rita Ornelas .... production secretary
Marta Sarmiento .... technical advisor (as Marta Sarmiento M.D.)
Barbara Scott .... set apprentice
Michelle Stevens .... production assistant
Willie Vande Kerkhoff .... production assistant
 

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85 min
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Trivia:
Filmed in only 28 days.See more »
Quotes:
Karla Davis:You cannot stop it, and anyone who stands in its way, or finds out, or even remotely suspects it, they will be delt with.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
GermsSee more »

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1 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
The trailers were very misleading for this movie., 2 July 2009
Author: Aaron1375

If there is one thing I can not stand it is when a movie pretends to be something it is not on its movie poster, on the back of the box, or in the case of this movie the trailer itself. I would have possibly given the movie a higher score if not for the blatant lies the trailer showed when this movie first came to the theaters. I still remember the trailers as a kid and one of them showed a demon like hand coming out of a fog, a scene that does not materialize in the movie at all thank you very much. The only demon comes rather early in the movie in the form of a sort of echo on the radar screen. This movie in the end is more of a bad version of the classic low budget horror film "Carnival of Souls", granted this one is a low budget movie as well. The story has the survivor of a plane crash feeling guilty as she was in fact the only survivor. Well it is not to long that she seems to be seeing dead people, and they seem to be wanting her dead. So yes you can see the similarities to "Carnival of Souls" just from that line. However, for the most part you are not going to see much going on the movie just needs more to it, or maybe if they had advertised this movie for what it was instead of trying to make it out to be some cool horror movie I could have enjoyed it better.

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