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American Nightmare (2002)

A deranged female serial killer stalks seven young people whom phone a radio call-in show to discuss their darkest fears and a night-long game of cat-and-mouse is put into motion by the darkly sinister-looking murderess.

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Cast

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Jessie McClain
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Wayne Holcomb
Chris Ryan ...
Caligari
Robert McCollum ...
Tony Collins
Kristin McCollum ...
Cynthia Collins
Heather Haase ...
Melanie Ryan
Kenyon Holmes ...
Bruce Miller
Rebecca Stacey ...
Misty McClain
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Trisha McClain (as Kimberly Deanne Morgan)
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Deanna
Scott Phillips ...
Rick
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Lisa
Michael H. Price ...
Stan
Jessica Reed ...
Leanne
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Storyline

On Halloween, seven friends call the American Nightmare pirate radio show to confess their fears. Unbeknownst to them, a serial killer is listening. Before the night is over, they will discover that their confessions have ignited a psychological game of cat-and-mouse with a killer intent on delivering their fears upon them. Written by Rick-25

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One Night, Seven Friends Confess Their Fears...... To A Killer

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence/terror, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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29 January 2002 (USA)  »

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$56,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Chris Ryan, who plays radio DJ Caligari, is a real-life radio DJ for KEGL in Dallas, Texas. Much of his DJ ranting was adlibbed. See more »

Goofs

During the opening scene where the killer chases the characters through the woods the shadow of a cameraman with his camera is clearly visible against a well lit tree. See more »

Quotes

Wayne Holcomb: I just know Hallowe'en is a bad time for her.
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Andrew Magnus credited as Holistic CPA See more »

Connections

Referenced in Suburban Nightmare (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

In League With Satan
Written by Venom
Performed by Pervis
Courtesy of Idol Records
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Not too shabby...
10 September 2002 | by (Arlington, TX) – See all my reviews

...But I only saw the movie for Chris Ryan (Caligari). As a huge fan of his midday show I figured he would translate well in his first role. I thought so - but I'm just biased. =)

The movie wasn't excellent, nor was it horrible - just middle of the road. I watched it with an open mind and was pleasantly surprised.


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