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American Nightmare (2002)

R  |  Video  |   |  Crime, Horror, Thriller  |  29 January 2002 (USA)
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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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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
Brinke Stevens ...
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

The killer is based on a real-life female serial killer named Jane Toppan (1857-1938) a Boston-born nurse whom murdered at least 30 people (mostly hospital patients) in the New England area from the mid-1880s to 1901. See more »

Goofs

During the outdoor party, the "Goddess of Fire" stands up and walks away from Tony, but in the next shot, as Tony is standing up, she is sitting next to him again. See more »

Quotes

Radio Guy: Hey Rick, turn the radio up. He's back on.
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Andrew Magnus credited as Holistic CPA See more »

Connections

References Psycho (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

4:30 AM
Written by Steve Schecter
Performed by The Standards
Courtesy of Catchphrase Music/BMI
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STYLISH AND RIVETING,REALLY GOOD,JUST LIKE THE CLASSIC 80'S SLASHER FLICKS
3 February 2002 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

This film was a true enjoyment. Remember how slasher films usen to be made like A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET OR FRIDAY THE 13TH. This was made like one of those. Good suspense, good scares make this film work. Well this film at times has nude people and sexual content. But that doesn't matter because every film has it's moments. It was also very well acted.The young cast in this film probably has a big future ahead. ENJOY!


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