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Sole Survivor (1984)

A lone survivor of a plane crash is haunted by a feeling unworthy of survival. Dead people start coming after her to collect her.

Director:

Thom Eberhardt

Writer:

Thom Eberhardt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anita Skinner ... Denise Watson
Caren L. Larkey ... Karla Davis (as Caren Larkey)
Peggy McClure Peggy McClure ... Crash Victim
Roberta Kay Roberta Kay ... Crash Victim
Kathleen Blyth Kathleen Blyth ... Crash Victim
Daniel Bryan Cartwell Daniel Bryan Cartwell ... Lt. Patterson (as Daniel Cartwell)
Steve Krause Steve Krause ... Crash Victim
Dominic Manano Dominic Manano ... Crash Victim
Randy Stripling Randy Stripling ... Crash Victim (as Randolph Stripling)
Richard Bosworth Richard Bosworth ... Crash Victim
Laurie Wendorf Laurie Wendorf ... Blake's Wife
Andrew Boyer Andrew Boyer ... Blake
Rudy Challenger Rudy Challenger ... Air Traffic Controller
Kurt Johnson ... Brian Richardson
Robin Davidson ... Kristy Cutler
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Storyline

Denise Watson is a TV station worker who is the only survivor of a unexplained, horrific airplane crash in which she is completely unscratched. Soon, Denise becomes haunted by feelings of unworthiness as well as seeing strange people following her and hearing voices calling her name which no one but she can hear. Disregarding warnings from a psychic actress friend, Denise tries to get on with her life while it's revealed that she was supposed to die in the crash, but somehow escaped, now the unseen specter of Death wants to collect her by sending its minions, people that have recently died, to kill Denise and finish the job what death had planned for. Written by matt-282

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Before "Final Destination" There Was ... "Sole Survivor" See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Thom Eberhardt's directional debut. See more »

Quotes

Brian Richardson: Don't take it so hard on yourself. Think about the dress you bought. They didn't charge you for it.
Denise Watson: Yes, they did. It's those damn computers. They made a mistake. But sooner or later, they'll find you.
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Connections

References Carnival of Souls (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Saving My Love
Performed by Kimaya Koepke and Tink Williams
Courtesy of Vince Gray
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Scary Movie
4 February 2005 | by bubblewenchSee all my reviews

I haven't seen this movie in almost 20 years, but I remember being really freaked out by it. It was pretty creepy. I must see it again. I will find it and watch it!!

If you like movies that deal with supernatural topics, this is a decent one to watch. If you fly a lot, this is a scary one to watch. Basically this one woman is the sole survivor of a plane crash and death and the dead (not the Grateful) are trying to let her know she should have died. It's amazing to everyone that hears about it or knows her that she lived, it's a big deal and how they portray the attempts to inform her of what should have been her death are pretty cool for a movie made pre computers and super duper special effects.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desafio À Morte See more »

Filming Locations:

Tustin, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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