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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Brian King (story)
Max Enscoe (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
23 November 2001 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Sometimes quiet little boys have terrifying secrets. See more »
Plot:
Horror film finds a killer alien, who is just misunderstood, devouring people. A school psychologist... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Nastassja Kinski ... Dr. Jennifer Stillman

Randy Quaid ... Dr. Michael McCann

Bobby Edner ... Ben Miller / McCann

Harry Groener ... Sheriff Ken

Lee de Broux ... Cook Harlan (as Lee DeBroux)

Stephen Tobolowsky ... Principal Ed Turner

Debra Christofferson ... Nurse Della Divelbuss
Nik Dressbach ... Buzzcut
Brandon de Paul ... Frankie Carter

Kate Fuglei ... Waitress Carlita
Neil Vipond ... The Judge

Brian Steele ... The Creature
David Getz ... Deputy #1

Kathryn Fiore ... Maggie Miller
David Doty ... Nice Guy
Robert Hill ... Deputy #2

Alexander Gould ... Young Ben
Olivia Marlow ... Woman in Crowd

Directed by
Terence Gross 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Brian King (story)

Max Enscoe (teleplay) &
Annie DeYoung (teleplay)

Produced by
Lou Arkoff .... producer
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Dan J. Birnbaum .... associate producer
Colleen Camp .... producer
Steve Ecclesine .... line producer
Buddy Epstein .... executive producer
Brian J. Gilbert .... co-producer
David S. Greathouse .... co-producer
Carrie Iglehart .... associate producer
Andrea Lapins .... associate producer
Shane Mahan .... co-producer
Robyn Rosenfeld .... executive producer
Scott Shapiro .... associate producer
Stan Winston .... producer
 
Original Music by
Charles Bernstein 
 
Cinematography by
Mark Vargo 
 
Film Editing by
Stephen Mark 
 
Production Design by
Jerry Fleming 
 
Art Direction by
Peter Borck 
 
Set Decoration by
Betty Berberian 
 
Costume Design by
Julia Schklair 
 
Makeup Department
Barbara Cantu .... key hair stylist
Stephanie Coffey .... makeup artist
Polly Lucke .... assistant hair stylist
Myke Michaels .... makeup department head
Richard Wetzel .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Larry Ferguson Jr. .... post-production supervisor
Marsha L. Swinton .... production supervisor
Robert E. Warner .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dirk Craft .... first assistant director (as Dirk Wallace Craft)
Jessica W. Leung .... second assistant director
Elenie Mansalis .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Manuel Baca .... assistant property master
Sarah Bullion .... art department assistant
Lance DeSpain .... lead scenic artist
Steven P. Duchscherer .... property master
Bill Luckey .... property maker
Lisa Robinson .... on-set dresser
Christopher Schultz .... swing
Wayne Springfield .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Kami Asgar .... supervising sound editor
William Freesh .... sound re-recording mixer
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Tim Tuchrello .... first assistant sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Joe Andreas .... special effects
David Gallion .... special effects foreman
Chris Grossnickle .... technician: Stan Winston Studio
Richard J. Landon .... key mechanical designer
Lindsay MacGowan .... design artist: Stan Winston Studio
Bob Mano .... key mechanical designer: Stan Winston Studio
Bob Mano .... puppeteer
David Monzingo .... technician: Stan Winston Studio
Steve Newburn .... technician: Stan Winston Studio
Justin Raleigh .... technician: Stan Winston Studio
Arjen Tuiten .... crew member: Stan Winston Studio
Jor Van Kline .... special effects coordinator
Stan Winston .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Oliver Arnold .... digital artist
Eric Heavens .... digital compositing supervisor
Dan Schmit .... visual effects supervisor
Stan Winston .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Shauna Duggins .... stunts
Thomas M. Ficke .... stunt coordinator (as Tom Ficke)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
J.D. Bishop .... assistant chief lighting technician
D.R. Curtis .... set lighting technician
Casey Ellison .... set lighting technician
Mary Funsten .... first assistant camera
Daniel H. Goldstein .... set lighting technician
Amy C. Halpern .... 2nd unit gaffer
Matthew Livingston .... dolly grip
Brett Lood .... grip
Bob Myers .... grip
Jeff Noble .... grip
Stephen Martin Paull .... lighting technician
Michael Pescasio .... grip
C. Shipley .... best boy grip
Chris Shipley .... best boy grip
Donna Simons .... grip
Christian Franz Staab .... grip
Bruce Swift .... key grip
Richard Tibbetts .... grip
Jason Young .... electrician
Chuck Zlotnick .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Shari Steinberg .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tess Inman .... set costumer
Daniela Kurrle .... costume manufacturer
Daniela Kurrle .... costumer
Mandi Line .... assistant costume designer
Hayley Stuppel .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
J.R. Benson .... colorist (digital color correction)
Pharaba Hacker-Witt .... post-production assistant (as Pharaba Witt)
Mark Hartzell .... assistant editor
Jonny Jenks .... post-production assistant
 
Music Department
Dino A. Moriana .... music editor (as Dino Moriana)
 
Other crew
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services
Eamon Buehning .... payroll accountant
Robert Cable .... first assistant accountant
Charles Canzoneri .... key set production assistant
Robert Gluck .... location manager (as Bob Gluck)
Andrew Harrison .... assistant location manager
Stephen Jensen .... paralegal
Samantha C. Kirkeby .... script supervisor (as Samantha Clair Kirkeby)
Shari LaFranchi Blakney .... production coordinator (as Shari LaFranchi)
Richard J. Landon .... puppeteer
Charissa McLain .... assistant production coordinator
Darin Pfeiffer .... assistant to executive producer
Jeffrey Pritz .... personal assistant: Lou Arkoff
Austin Rodriguez .... medic
Lynn M. van Kuilenburg .... location manager
 
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James H. Nicholson .... dedicated to the memory of
 

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Rated R for horror violence, some language and a sex scene
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91 min
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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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References The Birds (1963)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
An interesting play on the child mind, 23 November 2001
Author: Wyrmis from Huntsville, AL

This is one of those horror movies in a similar vain as some of Stephen King's books; in which the focus of the movie is as much supernatural terror as childhood trauma. This movie centers around an "exceptional" boy and the thing he witnessed 5 years ago. A new therapist for the school district shows up and immediately becomes drawn to the kid. Over the next hour and some minutes, she learns what it is that happened and must aid the boy as events unfold.

This movie has a lot of standard horror cliches: the shadowy creature, the town secret, the pained kid, the outsider, the small town freakiness. It plays them all well, but seems for the most part to fall back upon them instead of come up with anything significant. The movie is not one that will make jump out of your seat, but you will stay interested throughout the most of it.

I give it 8 out of 10, the only problem I have with the movie is the ending...a little bit too "clip-art from the big book of horror movie endings" for my taste....but at least it wraps up one or two things.

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