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Trapped (1989)

Kathleen Quinlan is a woman working late in her locked High-Rise office building who along with Bruce Abbot struggle to elude a killer (Ben Loggins) trying to kill them.

Director:

Fred Walton
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kathleen Quinlan ... Mary Ann Marshall
Bruce Abbott ... 'John Doe'
Katy Boyer ... Renni
Ben Loggins ... Killer
Tyrees Allen ... Danny (as Tyress Allen)
Miles Mutchler Miles Mutchler ... Kappleman
Wirt Cain Wirt Cain ... Manley
Bill Whitehead Bill Whitehead ... Danuser
Julius Tennon ... Detective
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Kathleen Quinlan is a woman working late in her locked High-Rise office building who along with Bruce Abbot struggle to elude a killer (Ben Loggins) trying to kill them. Written by Kevin Chapman <kchapma1@ix.netcom.com>

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She's spending the night at the office... trying to stay alive

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Armadilha da Morte See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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A TV movie made for the USA network. See more »

Quotes

'John Doe': You're not used to violence are you? It's all around us, you just never think about it. But you do lock your door at night, and tonight you're on the other side of that door.
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One of the best TV movies ever made and a good Walton
22 September 2006 | by francis-mourySee all my reviews

To compare it with DIE HARD is stupid.

It is not relevant since those two movies have nothing in common except to happen in a tower. By the way, 14 HOURS directed by Henry Hathaway and THE TOWER INFERNO directed by John Guillermin & Irwin Allen are also set in a tower : so what ? To those who have seen WHEN A STRANGER CALLS- the original one directed by Walton - and his APRIL FOOLS' DAY, TRAPPED will mean what they knew already : Walton is able - technically and psychologically - to put fear on screen. Kathleen Quinlan is excellent from the beginning to the end.

When a DVD of that one ? And if it was shot in 1.66 or 1.77 or 1.85, when a 16/9 DVD, I precise ?


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