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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 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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »
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Great John Ritter Film!
1 November 2004 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

I thought that I had seen all of John Ritter's TV films and movies and this film took me by surprise. It was great seeing John looking so healthy and very sad knowing that he passed on to a stage in HEAVEN and a higher level of experience. John Ritter,(Rick Knowlton),"Manhood",'03, was a successful business man and wanted to better himself and his wife in a larger home in a crime free neighborhood. Hal Linden,(Philip Denig),"Barney Miller",'75 TV Series, managed to make Rick's dream home become a reality and things were working out just fantastic. June Lockhart,(Mrs. Billingsley),"Lassie",'54 TV Series, helped Ricks children get situated in their new school programs. This is truly a great film with veteran actors and a very interesting and entertaining story.


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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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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