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Intruder (1989)

The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.

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Scott Spiegel

Writers:

Lawrence Bender (story), Scott Spiegel (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Cox ... Jennifer Ross
Renée Estevez ... Linda (as Renee Estevez)
Dan Hicks ... Bill Roberts (as Danny Hicks)
David Byrnes ... Craig Peterson
Sam Raimi ... Randy
Eugene Robert Glazer ... Danny (as Eugene Glazer)
Billy Marti Billy Marti ... Dave
Burr Steers ... Bub
Craig Stark ... Tim
Ted Raimi ... Produce Joe
Alvy Moore ... Officer Dalton
Tom Lester ... Officer Mathews
Emil Sitka ... Mr. Abernathy
Bruce Campbell ... Officer Howard
Lawrence Bender ... Officer Adams
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Storyline

The ex-boyfriend of a check-out girl at a supermarket returns at closing time to make trouble. They quarrel and the boyfriend is ejected from the store. After they lock the building up to take inventory, the employees start dying off, and the survivors must eventually find a way to escape with their lives! Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He's just CRAZY bout this store! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Full Movie on Hulu

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night Crew See more »

Filming Locations:

Bell, California, USA

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Budget:

$130,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, and Ted Raimi were all heavily promoted by Paramount as the stars of the film, and their names feature prominently on video and DVD artwork. None of them are actually the stars of the picture. See more »

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In the scene where Alvy Moore and Tom Lester enter as police, a bearded crewmember is reflected in the glass doors. See more »

Quotes

Bill Roberts: Son-of-a-whore!
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There is an unrated director's cut available which features the infamous "bandsaw lobotomy" where a character's head is inserted into a high powered meat slicer. See more »

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A Fun, Yet Poorly Marketed, Slasher Film
18 May 2008 | by Scars_RemainSee all my reviews

I was very interested in seeing this movie for two very specific reason reasons, the main reason being that I work in a grocery store so the idea of a psycho coming to a the market and killing the night crew off really appeals to me and the other reason is that this movie is marketed as starring Bruce Campbell and he's one of my favorite actors of all time. Don't get me wrong, this movie was a total blast and very satisfying for someone who spends most of their time in a grocery store but I was very disappointed to see that Bruce Campbell was only in the film for about 2 minutes at the very end. The movie was good but that really let me down.

The acting isn't great but it doesn't really have to be because this is your typical 80's slasher and I thought Sam and Ted Raimi were awesome in their roles. The same pretty much goes for the story but there are very few slashers that have well thought out story lines so I think it's pretty much fine. So what, do you ask, can make up for a movie with okay acting and a weak story? The gore, of course! The gore in this film is great. I don't want to give the creative deaths away but you'll have to check it out for yourself.

If anyone reading this happens to work in a grocery store, they absolutely need to see movie for the experience. I can't recommend it enough if you work at one. As for everyone else, you should all check it out too because it is a really good time.


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