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The Colony (1995)

Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ritter ... Rick Knowlton
Mary Page Keller ... Leslie Knowlton
Hal Linden ... Philip Denig
Marshall R. Teague ... Doug Corwin
Todd Jeffries ... Mike Knowlton
June Lockhart ... Mrs. Billingsley
John Wesley ... Jerry Franklin
Alexandra Picatto ... Danielle Knowlton
Cody Dorkin ... Andy Knowlton
Frank Bonner ... Frank Williamson
Michele Scarabelli ... Sandi Barnett
Shirley Spangler Shirley Spangler ... Mary Williamson
Dan Gilvezan ... Steve Barnett
Douglas Rowe ... Hal
Cynthia Harrison ... Realtor at Grimes Reality
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Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon discover that life in The Colony is much more sinister than it first appeared. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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The Knowltons have finally found a neighborhood to die for.

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La mansión See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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When Harry freaks out and starts to paint his window trim purple, the amount and position of the paint on the window changes several times See more »

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Nice try...
24 March 2002 | by JoeyDVDZSee all my reviews

This could have been a good movie, except it was too tame. Not enough menace in the menace, if you know what I mean. If you want to at least read it done right, read a novel called The Association, by Bentley Little. It's almost the exact same concept, but it actually makes you fear the big boogey man.


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