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A Distant Thunder (1978)

TV-PG | | Drama, Sci-Fi | 24 May 1978 (USA)
The second film, A Thief in the Night being the first, A Distant Thunder continues the story of Patty, a young woman living in the "end times" referred to in biblical prophecy. This action ... See full summary »

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Patty Dunning ...
Sally Johnson ...
Sandy Christen ...
Sandy Stevens (as Sandy Stevens)
Thom Rachford ...
Jerry Bradford (as Tom Rachford)
Maryann Rachford ...
Heidi Vaughn ...
Woman with baby at hospital
Russell S. Doughten Jr. ...
Reverend Matthew Turner (as Russ Doughten Jr.)
Kent Wagner ...
Curtis Page
Jean Berg
Colleen Niday ...
Jim Ites
Timm Jackson
Tim Doughten ...
The Missionary
Murial Hunt
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The second film, A Thief in the Night being the first, A Distant Thunder continues the story of Patty, a young woman living in the "end times" referred to in biblical prophecy. This action suspense thriller finds Patty living as a fugitive, trying to hide from the ever increasing evil around her. Relentlessly pursued and finally captured by the forces of UNITE, she is given a choice: Either receive "the mark" or face death.

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This Evangelical Christian film was originally shown almost exclusively at churches. See more »

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Patty's Grandmother: Well you understand don't you, that Jesus will come and take His own in the Rapture.
Patty: Yeah you told me that.
Patty's Grandmother: Well after the Rapture, a world leader will emerge as a hero. He'll be most convincing, yet deceiving, but people will love him.
Patty: Will he be the beast?
Patty's Grandmother: For the first three and a half years, he will appear to be a savior, a hero; miraculously solving world problems, but in the middle of the 7 years' tribulation, the evil becomes apparent in him.
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Referenced in Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.36 (2011) See more »

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Good Movie
1 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a good sequel to the first, Thief in the Night. The continuation of the main character, Patty, and the "villian," Diane gives it continuity. New characters are also introduced.


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