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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Director Monte Hellman attended a screening of the movie in July 2008 at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas, where he said he thought it was his best work, though not his best movie. 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 »

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Richard 'Ricky' Caldwell: Laura...
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have a cool yule with a ghoul
29 September 2006 | by vampi1960See all my reviews

i have seen the first two silent night deadly night movies,and this one is the best one.its a very good fright film with a great cast,two from my favorite TV show twin peaks;Richard beymer,and Eric Da Re(Ben Horne and Leo Johnson from twin peaks)also Leonard Mann,Samantha scully, laura harring(muholland drive)and Robert culp(i spy)a Christmas themed movie that focuses on a blind girl,her big brother,his girlfriend and an escaped killer.(from silent night deadly night 2)Robert culp is great as the cell phone obsessed police detective and Richard beymer as the nutty doctor.directed by Monte Hellman who is a protégée of roger corman.they show scenes from the terror with jack Nicholson and Boris Karloff during the movie,Hellman worked on that movie in 1963.the violence is'nt too graphic,and the good cast really works the movie and makes it interesting,this was one of laura harrings first roles before moving on to the black scorpion,and muholland drive.my summary was from one of Forrest j Ackerman's puns for a magazine from the 1960's monster world.ill have to say silent night deadly night 3 is a guilty pleasure favorite.and I'm giving this the highest rating,call me crazy.


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