Hammer House of Horror: Season 1, Episode 12

The Two Faces of Evil (29 Nov. 1980)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Horror | Thriller
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A family on holiday stop to pick up a mysterious hitch-hiker.

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Anna Calder-Marshall ...
Janet
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Martin
Paul Hawkins ...
David
Pauline Delaney ...
Sister (as Pauline Delany)
Philip Latham ...
Hargreaves
Jenny Laird ...
Mrs. Roberts
William Moore ...
Mr. Roberts
Jeremy Longhurst ...
Dr. Cummings
Brenda Cowling ...
Nurse Davies
Mike Savage ...
P.C. Jenkins
Malcolm Hayes ...
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A hitch-hiker dressed in yellow oil skins attacks the driver of a car who has stopped to give him a lift. The car crashes and the driver fights with the insane hitch-hiker. It appears like the driver, though badly injured, has prevailed and is taken to hospital. The drivers wife subsequently learns that her husband has damaged his throat in the struggle and is unable to talk, she is also asked to identify the body of the madman. The body looks exactly like her husband and doubts begin to enter her mind as to which of the two is the killer. The only differences appear to be that the killer has rotten teeth and a claw-like finger nail. Who survived the fight her husband or the madman? Written by <dave@phillips0666.freeserve.co.uk>

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Just watch the opening sequence
15 July 2003 | by (Lyngby, Denmark) – See all my reviews

The introduction where the family picks up the hitchhiker is great. The rest of the movie is far too slowmoving though and not worth seeing at all. It´s like that with many of the Hammer horror made for tv films. They promise a lot and does not deliver at all. Generally speaking, they are among the worst movies with the best introductions ever made.


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