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Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)

A man and his daughter return to his hometown only to be terrorized by demons who had sacrificed the man's sister in the past.

Director:

Adam Grossman

Writers:

Stephen King (characters), Guy Riedel (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Gross ... Jon Porter
Alexis Arquette ... Tony Reno
Hilary Swank ... Michelle Porter
Bojesse Christopher ... Vinnie Ritacco
Glen Beaudin Glen Beaudin ... Sean Patrick
Jennifer Elise Cox ... Jules Martin
Jennifer Aspen ... Maria Moore
William Morgan Sheppard ... Father Archer Roberts (as W. Morgan Sheppard)
Michael Malota Michael Malota ... Young Jon
Gabriel Dell Jr. Gabriel Dell Jr. ... Steve Pagel
Patrick Renna ... Young Alan
Leslie Danon Leslie Danon ... Lisa Porter
Ingrid Sthare ... Jennifer Hadley
Michael Stadvec Michael Stadvec ... Phil Thorn
Andree Gibbs Andree Gibbs ... Page Porter
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Storyline

Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon knows the nightmare can't continue. He must stand up to his fear and exorcise the demons who have risen again to take posession of his beautiful teenage daughter - body and soul. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

True evil never dies. See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sometimes They Come Back 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Trimark Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Jon opens the dresser drawer and finds his mother's diary, another Stephen King book, The Dark Tower 2, can be seen. See more »

Goofs

When Jules is doing Michelle's "Birthday Tarot", Michelle's representation card is "Page of Pentacles". Yet in the next shot, the card changes to "Wheel of Fortune". See more »

Quotes

Tony Reno: [to Steve as he is held underground] Hey, Steve! I've been thinking... we never had a chance to get to know each other. You know, I'm not such a bad guy once you get to know me. Here's a question: If a gardener with a big mouth is alone in the field being tortured and no-one has to hear him scream, does it still hurt?
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, Alexis Arquette re-appears in the psychiatrist's office to announce that he's back. See more »

Connections

References Speed Racer (1967) See more »

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Where Truth Lies
Performed by TerraCoda
Written by Jonathan Grossman
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Not bad.
18 July 2004 | by willywantsSee all my reviews

Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon knows the nightmare can't continue. He must stand up to his fear and exorcise the demons who have risen again to take posession of his beautiful teenage daughter - body and soul. "Sometimes they come back again" features a pretty routine plot, though there are some good special F/X and an excellent cast (especially for a low-budget genre picture) to back it up. There are also a few tense or frightening scenes, lots of (Very impressive) gore but there is some bad writing but over all it's much better than it could have been. My rating for "Sometimes they come back...again"-6.5/10.


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