A country family of five takes in cousin Julia, whose parents recently perished in a car crash. Julia extends her influence over the family and those around them, fooling all except for Rachel, the teenaged girl who knows her cousin is up to no good.
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Did You Know?
As Wes Craven notes on the DVD commentary, this was Linda Blair's first film after running into some trouble with the law the previous year. It would be her final starring role in a television movie. See more
After Rachel accidentally knocks over Julia's suitcase, you can see a crew member's reflection in the mirror as Rachel kneels down to pick up the suitcase. See more
I like my hair this way. Mike does, too. So does your father.
Well I can't stand a thing about you, and that includes your hair!
In the Stranger In Our House (1978) TV-version, there are four extra minutes which were cut out for the VHS release Summer of Fear. Those extra minutes were put back for the Summer of Fear DVD release. See more
Referenced in Blood and Sex Nightmare