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Night Shadow (1989)

Not Rated | | Horror
Big shot TV newswoman returns home for a vacation, as several of the town's residents start dying under mysterious circumstances.

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Randolph Cohlan

Writer:

Randolph Cohlan
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brenda Vance Brenda Vance ... Alex Jung
Rick Scott Rick Scott ... Hitcher
Stuart Quan ... Tai Jung (as Dane Chan)
Alta LaFlame Alta LaFlame ... Alta
Tom Boylan Tom Boylan ... Adam Newquest
Mike Hamilton Mike Hamilton ... Earl
Kato Kaelin ... Dean Lesher
Orien Richman ... Bruce Anderson
Jeannette Lewis Jeannette Lewis ... Francis Stern
Sally Robinson Sally Robinson ... Julie
Laura Graham Laura Graham ... Beth
Mike Dyer Mike Dyer ... Mayor
Aldo Ray ... Gene Krebelski
Fred Gott Fred Gott ... Jim Riley
Darryl Michaelson Darryl Michaelson ... Wally
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Storyline

Alex is an up and coming TV journalist, but travels to her home town for a vacation because she has insecurities about her chosen career. A mass murdering werewolf follows her from L.A to Danford. We see her kick boxer brother and her semi-boyfriend, the Sheriff, puzzle over the recent splurge of murders, fight and then kill the man-wolf. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Horror

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Connections

References Big Trouble in Little China (1986) See more »

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Night Shadow: Average werewolf effort
13 February 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

Night Shadows distinct lack of budget is on display and alas really does show, the creators do their best to mask this but the problem is evident.

Telling the generic story of a group of people in small town America during a series of werewolf attacks there isn't anything even remotely on display.

What the movie has going for it however is a decent cast who are well written and thus you actually care to a degree about their fates.

With an anti-climatic finale the movie is the very definition of average. It's not bad by any means but it's instantly forgettable.

The Good:

Likeable characters

Has a certain charm

The Bad:

Lack of budget shows

Hardly original

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

In the movies if you have a mullet you're instantly a bad guy or an idiot

I have no idea why any man would choose to wear vests/t-shirts like bras

In the 1980's ever asian person is a ninja


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Ombre nella notte See more »

Filming Locations:

Fresno, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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