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Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989)

R | | Horror | Video 9 November 1989
The comatose Ricky Caldwell reawakens and begins to stalk a blind woman, with whom he shares a psychic connection.

Director:

Monte Hellman

Writers:

Rex Weiner (story) (as C. Laszlo), Monte Hellman (story) (as M. Hellman) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samantha Scully ... Laura
Bill Moseley ... Ricky
Richard C. Adams Richard C. Adams ... Santa
Richard Beymer ... Dr. Newbury
Melissa Hellman Melissa Hellman ... Dr. Newbury's Assistant
Isabel Cooley ... Hospital Receptionist
Eric DaRe ... Chris (as Eric Da Re)
Leonard Mann ... Laura's Psychiatrist
Laura Harring ... Jerri (as Laura Herring)
Carlos Palomino Carlos Palomino ... Truck Driver
Elizabeth Hoffman ... Granny
Marc Dietrich Marc Dietrich ... Gas Station Attendant
Jim Ladd ... Newscaster
Robert Culp ... Lt. Connely
Richard N. Gladstein ... Detective
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Storyline

Ricky Caldwell, the notorious 'Killer Santa Claus', awakens from a six year coma after being kept alive on life-support by a slightly crazed doctor experimenting with ESP and other special abilities. Ricky targets a young, clairvoyant blind woman, named Laura, whom is traveling with her brother Chris, and his girlfriend Jerri to their grandmothers house for Christmas Eve, and Ricky decides to go after her, leaving a trail of dead bodies in his wake. Written by matt-282

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

When Your Nightmare Ends, the Real Terror Begins!

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blind Terror See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Quiet Films Inc. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Dr. Newbury's assistant is played by Melissa Hellman, the daughter of director Monte Hellman. She also reportedly assisted her father with the final draft of the script. See more »

Goofs

Ricky was shot in the chest at the end of the previous entry, so he should not have to have the transparent brain dome in the first place. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Richard 'Ricky' Caldwell: Laura...
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Connections

References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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David Lynch Connection
30 May 2004 | by GorgonHeepSee all my reviews

There is a strange connection between some of the actors/actresses in this film; director David Lynch. How did such a typical slasher/B-movie happen to have 3 individuals who all went to work with the intriguing director David Lynch, on various projects. Eric DaRe from SNDN 3 portrayed shady brute "Leo Johnson" in Lynch's TV series "Twin Peaks". Richard Beymer also ended up in the strange town of "Twin Peaks", having played rich and devious "Benjamin Horne". And then certainly, the lovely and mysterious Laura Harring makes her appearance in David Lynch's "Mulholland Drive". Perhaps some of the supernatural entities that exist in Lynch's various works, seeped into the world of reality, and pulled these three actors/actresses into the world of David Lynch at an unforeseen future point in their careers... or, maybe David Lynch is just a really big fan of "Silent Night, Deadly Night 3". You be the judge.


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