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Hotline (1982)

A beautiful telephone operator is stalked by a murderous madman.

Director:

Jerry Jameson

Writers:

Stancil E.D. Johnson (story), David E. Peckinpah (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lynda Carter ... Brianne O'Neill
Steve Forrest ... Tom Hunter
Granville Van Dusen ... Justin Price
Monte Markham ... Kyle Durham
Joy Garrett Joy Garrett ... Judy
James Reynolds ... Ron Chandler (as James V. Reynolds)
Harry Waters Jr. ... Rick Hernandez
James Booth ... Charlie Jackson
Arthur Malet ... Hooten
Nick Angotti Nick Angotti ... Larsen
Julian Fellowes ... Leo
James Ingersoll James Ingersoll ... Policeman
Blane Savage Blane Savage ... Tim Tracy
Scott Durnavich Scott Durnavich ... Andy
Linda Fernandez Linda Fernandez ... Hostess
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Storyline

Horrific tale abounds, a beautiful crisis center employee, Brianne O'Neill (Lynda Carter "Wonder Woman") being stalked by a crazed killer via telephone and, has a large penchant on hacking his victims locks before killing them. Can Brianne, stop this psychopath before she falls to his deadly grip? Written by Anonymous

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Hang Up! Before HE comes to cut you off...DEAD!

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Forró drót See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ron Samuels Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Steve Forrest's in it, and that's good enough for me (g)
8 March 2006 | by BoogalowSee all my reviews

Seriously though, this isn't a bad movie. OK, so it's formulaic of it's time and you can pretty much guess where it's going and who the killer is, and who the killer is not! Lynda Carter is good as the heroine of the piece and doesn't do a bad job. Steve Forrest's character is such a lonely soul in it that he can literally break your heart with a tone of voice and a look - he is such an under-rated actor, he's just brilliant, and I'm slowly going broke collecting all his movies; especially rarities like this one!

Also, a surprise to see fellow Brit Julian Fellowes as a store owner called Leo (with hair) - that was a hoot.

All in all, not a bad film as I said earlier, I'm guessing at the time it was made in 1982 it would have been suspenseful but by today's standards it's pretty tame but great to watch on a dark rainy night - make sure your doors are all locked though (just in case).


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