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The Fear: Resurrection (1999)

 -  Horror  -  5 October 1999 (USA)
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It's death-by-fear (aka scared-to-death) in this deceptively psychological thriller. The hero, Mike brings his friends to his grandparents' house for a Halloween party wherein they will all... See full summary »

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Mike Hawthorne
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Chris (as Myc Agnew)
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LisaAnne
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Ned
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Trish
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Byron Chief-Moon ...
Crow (as Byron Chief Moon)
Ingrid Tesch ...
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Riley Newport ...
Little Mike Hawthorne
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It's death-by-fear (aka scared-to-death) in this deceptively psychological thriller. The hero, Mike brings his friends to his grandparents' house for a Halloween party wherein they will all dress up as their innermost fears. Mike's fear is that he's inherited a homicidal legacy from his father. Mike's father was a serial killer who murdered his mother right in front of him when Mike was five before committing suicide. Mike's fear manifests itself in his inability to commit to his girlfriend of 4 1/2 years, Peg for fear that he will kill her too. Everything gets rolling when an ancient Indian totem wooden figure named Morty comes to life and starts killing off Mike's friends by making their worst fears come true. The ultimate confrontation comes when Mike has to face his greatest fear - his own father. Written by Kevin Richards <kevinrichards@aol.com>

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Rated R for horror violence, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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When Mike breaks the mirror, it cracks into small fragments. Later, when he looks into it, the broken pieces are much larger. See more »

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Referenced in The Wisher (2002) See more »

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Who Do You Think You Are
Words and Music by Brad Stanfield
Performed by Magic Love Fountain
Courtesy of Surreal Recordings/Brad Stanfield Production (BMI)
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Same old
21 May 2005 | by (Mineola, NY) – See all my reviews

They took the facade of the original movie and slapped it on a pretty typical teen hack and slash. The first one at least tried to be a little original, this one is pure formula. They bulked up Morty and changed his back story, so this film really has nothing to do with the first one.

This time around the cast is all young 20-something stereotypes (as opposed to the more mixed generations in the first film. This one also appears to be shot with even less of a budget than the first one. They've added a little more gore to this but dispensed with any nudity.

While the first one was't that good it did keep me interested. This was just too derivative, hardly distinguishable from a thousand other hack and slash films.


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