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Lisa (1989)

14-year-old Lisa is raised by her unmarried mother Katherine who overprotects her by forbidding her to date until she's 16. In despair, Lisa and schoolmate Wendy make up a game that ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lisa
... Katherine
... Richard
Tanya Fenmore ... Wendy
... Mr. Marks
Edan Gross ... Ralph
... Mrs. Marks
Michael Ayr ... Scott
Lisa Moncure ... Sarah
... Mr. Adams
... Judy
John Hawker ... Mr. Howard
... Don
... Mary
Dennis Bowen ... Alison's Boyfriend
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14-year-old Lisa is raised by her unmarried mother Katherine who overprotects her by forbidding her to date until she's 16. In despair, Lisa and schoolmate Wendy make up a game that consists of inferring attractive men's phone numbers from their car ID and calling them anonymously. Lisa begins a passionate phone relationship with the last man, the handsome Richard...unaware that he is a sex maniac and a psycho killer.. Written by Anonymous

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Someone Out There Is Lisa's Fantasy. Pray She Never Meets Him. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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27 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Candlelight Killer  »

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$4,347,648
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1.85 : 1
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Richard is loosely based on Richard Ramirez, the notorious "Night Stalker" who killed fourteen people in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas between April 1984 and August 1985. See more »

Connections

Featured in Trailer Trauma 3: '80s Horror-Thon (2017) See more »

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Love Me Like a Man
Written by Bob Marlette, Sheila Burns & Marie Burns
Performed by The Burns Sisters
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Little girls can never wait to grow up
16 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

A young girl, looking for adventure with the opposite sex, develops a long distance crush on a handsome stranger. This leads to the man noticing her and her mom which, instead of being a nice meeting of friends, winds up putting both in danger. Good, nerve wracking chiller containing a very evil, totally sinister killer.


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