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Deadly Games (1982)

A town is being terrorized by a masked killer who is murdering women. A young woman is attacked by the killer but escapes. She believes the killer to be either the town's policeman or the ... See full summary »

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Scott Mansfield

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Scott Mansfield
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Alexandra Morgan Alexandra Morgan ... Linda Lawrence
Jo Ann Harris ... Clarissa Jane Louise 'Keegan' Lawrence
Sam Groom ... Roger Lane
Saul Sindell Saul Sindell ... Tom
Steve Railsback ... Billy Owens
Denise Galik ... Mary Adams
Dick Butkus ... Joe Adams
Christine L. Tudor Christine L. Tudor ... Chris Howlett (as Christine Tudor)
Robin Hoff Robin Hoff ... Carol Bailey
Jere Rae Mansfield ... Susan Theresa 'Sooty' Lane (as Jere Lea Rae)
Colleen Camp ... Randy
June Lockhart ... Marge Lawrence
William Patrick Johnson William Patrick Johnson ... Bob Bailey (as Bill Johnson)
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A town is being terrorized by a masked killer who is murdering women. A young woman is attacked by the killer but escapes. She believes the killer to be either the town's policeman or the manager of the local theater, and she devises a plan to find out which is the actual killer. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Only He Will Hear Your Scream!

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Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Eliminator See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA

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Great Plains Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Clarissa Jane Louise 'Keegan' Lawrence: Do you always kiss strange people?
Roger Lane: No, you're the strangest.
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Featured in Confessions of a Horror Baby: Deadly Games (2010) See more »

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Long Summer
Composed by Lynn Blessing
Performed by Mercury
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Nothing special
12 January 2015 | by acidburn-10See all my reviews

"Deadly Games" a.k.a Who Fell Asleep, which to be honest I did as it just dragged mostly for me. It started off well with a young woman getting disturbing phone calls and then getting attacked by a man in a ski mask, which was quite tense and exciting, but the outcome was rather tame.

The aspect that I did like about it was the characters, especially the core female cast which I did find rather interesting and blossoming romance between the female lead and the cop, which was actually kind of sweet and they had decent chemistry together. But after a while it did get rather tedious, like for a start none of the other murders had any real spark or tension to them. But the lead actress Jo Ann Harris was rather likable as the female lead, and quite refreshing to have someone real and plucky in the role.

It's just everything else in this movie just lacks, for a start the killer was just too easy to figure out and when it came down to the final scenes, it was just well dull and total lack of proper motive, just made everything that came before it rather disappointing.

All in all there are glimmers here and there of a decent slasher movie, but sadly not enough of anything special with a mystery element that just doesn't work, despite good performances, this movie was just way too boring to keep me that interested.


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