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The Face of Fear (1990)

A killer traps an unarmed police detective and her husband, a former mountaineer with psychic powers, in a Manhattan office building.

Director:

Farhad Mann

Writers:

Dean R. Koontz (novel), Dean R. Koontz (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pam Dawber ... Connie Weaver
Lee Horsley Lee Horsley ... Graham Harris
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Walter Addison ... Schiller
Bob Balaban ... Ira Preduski
Kevin Conroy ... Frank Dwight Bollinger
Vance Davis ... Guard #1
David A. Kimball ... Blonde Man
Charles Noland ... Guard #2
William Sadler ... Anthony Prine
R. Leo Schreiber R. Leo Schreiber ... Balding Man
Donna Theodore Donna Theodore ... Edna Mowry
Rudolph Willrich Rudolph Willrich ... Banquet Speaker
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A serial killer is on the loose in an American city. A man with psychic capabilities seems to be getting a little too near the truth. One night when the man works late in his office at the top of a skyscraper with his female friend the killer pays them a little visit. Written by Scott Dawson <sdawson@easynet.co.uk>

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Their lives are hanging by a thread, forty stories above the street. And a madman is trying to shoot them down.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A félelem hálójában See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Excellant!!
23 April 2000 | by dex-12See all my reviews

"The Face of Fear" is one of the best television movies I've ever seen. The underrated Kevin Conroy (best known as the voice of the animated Batman) plays one intense and psychotic serial killer. It's great to watch his character go from calm and laid-back to burning mad with frustration as his intended victims - a psyhic (Lee Horsely) and his assistant (Pam Dawber) - continue to stay one step ahead of him as he stalks them throughout the empty skyscraper where they're working. The other actors give solid performances as well, but Conroy is the stand-out talent in this flick. Chase scenes and occasional physical encounters all lead to a thrilling climax as Horsely and Dawber attempt to scale the side of the building in their desperate attempt to reach the streets below, and safety. Great score by John Debney, too. Check it out next time to see it listed!


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