A serial killer escapes from a mental hospital and hides out in a small town. A local cop must catch him before he starts on another killing spree.





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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Holder ...
Tony Crupi ...
Laura Melton ...
Capt. Pritchett
Santos Morales ...
Marcy Hansen ...
W.T. Zacha ...
Gerry Landrum ...
Kay St. Germain Wells ...
Neighbor (as Kay St. Germain)
Suzanne Benoit ...
Steve Perry ...
Wayne (as Ben Dover)


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Someone out there is watching you... Don't unlock your door.


Horror | Thriller


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April 1988 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

The Deadly Intruder  »

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Jessie: [Catching on at last] Oh my God you are crazy!
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I have seen worse.
30 January 2001 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I'll admit this movie isn't original or special, but it has stuck with me since I saw it a long time ago (back when I was watching every horror movie available, so I have seen a lot). Basically, a girl is being stalked by a serial killer that is loose in a small town. There is a drifter wandering around, engaging in violent behaviour, as well as a mysterious newcomer that may be too nice. All in all, it's passable fair if you like the old 80's horror films (although this is more of a thriller than a horror). I must say, I really enjoyed the ending, and the very last shot of the film before the credits roll is excellent.

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