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A Stranger Is Watching (1982)

The 11-year old daughter and girlfriend of a man whose wife had been raped and killed in front of his daughter three years earlier are kidnapped by the same killer. Held captive in a bunker... See full summary »

Director:

Sean S. Cunningham

Writers:

Mary Higgins Clark (novel), Earl Mac Rauch (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Mulgrew ... Sharon Martin
Rip Torn ... Artie Taggart
James Naughton ... Steve Peterson
Shawn von Schreiber ... Julie Peterson
Barbara Baxley ... Lally
Stephen Joyce ... Detective Taylor
James Russo ... Ronald Thompson
Frank Hamilton ... Bill Lufts
Maggie Task Maggie Task ... Mrs. Lufts
Roy Poole ... Walter Kurner
Maurice Copeland Maurice Copeland ... Roger Perry
Eleanor Phelps Eleanor Phelps ... Glenda Perry
Joanne Dorian ... Nina Peterson
Stephen Strimpell Stephen Strimpell ... Detective Marlowe
David Allen Brooks ... Big Bum (as David Brooks)
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The 11-year old daughter and girlfriend of a man whose wife had been raped and killed in front of his daughter three years earlier are kidnapped by the same killer. Held captive in a bunker below Grand Central Station, the two plot their escape while the police try to track the kidnaper. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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Beneath New York's Grand Central Station, a killer can hide, victims can disappear... and a million witnesses will never know it happened.

Genres:

Crime | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1982 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Un extraño te espía See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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not bad
6 August 2000 | by dx4lifexpacSee all my reviews

A Stranger Is Watching is a half way decent horror/thriller movie. directed by Sean Cunningham director of the first Friday The 13th movie. when the psycho guy pops up its a little creepy, and the suspense is good to, but at times the movie is kind of slow, Sean Cunningham shows he has some skills, but i feel he did way better in Friday The 13th, in that the directing was real good, A Stranger Is Watching is an average film from an Average director, i give it 5/10


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