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The Day the World Ended (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Sci-Fi | Horror  -  23 November 2001 (USA)
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Horror film finds a killer alien, who is just misunderstood, devouring people. A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of... See full summary »

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Cast

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Dr. Jennifer Stillman
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Dr. Michael McCann
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Ben Miller / McCann
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Sheriff Ken
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Cook Harlan (as Lee DeBroux)
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Principal Ed Turner
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Nurse Della Divelbuss
Nik Dressbach ...
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Brandon de Paul ...
Frankie Carter
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Waitress Carlita
Neil Vipond ...
The Judge
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The Creature
David Getz ...
Deputy #1
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Maggie Miller
David Doty ...
Nice Guy
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Horror film finds a killer alien, who is just misunderstood, devouring people. A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of the being. His earthling father is also a doctor who has the boy in his care and holds that it is all in the boy's imagination. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Prepare to be scared... See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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Rated R for horror violence, some language and a sex scene | See all certifications »
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Two of the posters on Ben's bedroom wall are covers from the magazine "Astounding Science Fiction" (later "Analog"): the December 1947 edition featuring "Aesop" by Clifford D. Simak, and the October 1953 issue with cover art for "The Gulf Between" by Tom Godwin. See more »

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Unexpectedly Worthwhile
9 May 2003 | by (America) – See all my reviews

Randy Quaid really gives this movie an extra edge by playing it straight faced even though he knows it's a "monster movie". That seriousness toward his craft deserves recognition. But what I really like is the way you go through the whole movie thinking you've got all the answers, and then you find out that you had no clue what was really going on after all, and that the "stern parent" was right to act as he did all along. No wonder all the teenagers are giving it crappy reviews!!!


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