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Complete credited cast:
Louise 'Lou' Delamere
Alexandria 'Alex'
Sheriff Deluca
Mimi Langeland ...
Joel Shapiro
Joanna Glushak ...
Elyse Shapiro
Scott Sanford ...
Carly's Date
Joey Gironda ...
Dick Goldschmidt
Karen Goldschmidt
Deputy Officer
Lou Ruggiero ...
Yelling Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
DJ Jack the Whack (voice)


A former professional golfer turned motivational speaker seems to have it all. After being attacked near her home she retreats to her country estate on Shelter Island with her live in girlfriend. A severe storm hits the island taking out the phone and electricity, add a mysterious stranger and a creepy sheriff and you have the set up for a thriller where all and who are not what they seem. Written by LoneAssassin

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content/nudity, violence and language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

15 October 2003 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Gyilkos menedék  »

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Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

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At the beginning of the movie, a severe night time thunderstorm hits the island where the two main characters are vacationing. However, the next day there are no signs that the storm occurred. The grass and trees are dry and the roads are dusty. See more »


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Perception is the only reality
20 April 2004 | by (L A.) – See all my reviews

Caught this tonight on cable and have to say it surprised me - didn't figure out what was really going on, even though I knew that what was being shown wasn't the entire story, and I have seen so many films like this, where what you see isn't exactly what you get, where you can't take anything at face value, so it shouldn't have fooled me. But it did. It's the sort of movie that leaves you shaking your head at the end, wondering why you didn't see it coming (no pun intended).

Sheedy, Baldwin and Kensit turn in clever performances, with enough eroticism to keep you watching and wondering where the heck it's actually going. I don't know if it would be as enjoyable in a movie theater, but seeing it at home from the perspective of my couch was a decent experience.

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