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Fear Runs Silent (2000)

R | | Horror | Video 10 March 2000
When high school science teacher, Mr.Hill, convinces his student, Kerry Johnson, and a group of her friends to go on an overnight field trip, they find themselves face to face with the ... See full summary »


Serge Rodnunsky


Serge Rodnunsky

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stacy Keach ... Mr. Hill
Billy Dee Williams ... Sheriff Hammond
Suzanne Davis ... Kerry
Dan Lauria ... Therapist
James O'Shea ... John
Riley Bourdeaux Riley Bourdeaux ... Andrew
Robert Jayne ... Harold (as Bobby Jacoby)
Ethan Erickson ... Tim
Dublin James ... Ronnie
Elizabeth Low Elizabeth Low ... Jennie
Wendi Kenya ... May
Cerina Vincent ... June
Cheryl McWilliams ... Lillian
Robert Hummel Robert Hummel ... Stephfather (as Robert E. Hummel)
Anastasia Emmons Anastasia Emmons ... Young Kerry


When high school science teacher, Mr.Hill, convinces his student, Kerry Johnson, and a group of her friends to go on an overnight field trip, they find themselves face to face with the darkest side of terror. Not even their worst nightmares will compare to what they encounter in the depths of the forest. Neither Mr.Hill nor sheriff could ever hope to save them from what lurks in the unknown. Written by Chance

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It Waits... It Watches... It Hungers...



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some sexual content | See all certifications »


Official Sites:

Rojak Films - Info page





Release Date:

10 March 2000 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

El silencio del miedo See more »

Filming Locations:

Angelus Oaks, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rojak Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (2.0)



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Nonsensical nonsense!
14 May 2003 | by Snake-666See all my reviews

Saw this on Sky Movies a while back and I have to say this is a total mess of a film. Maybe it was because I was tired, but hardly anything in this film made any sense at all, and wasn't one of those "teenagers" the demonology expert from 'Night of the Demons 2'?

There are two plotlines shambolically merged together in this film, both centering around Kerry (Suzanne Davis). In one plot we have a group of teenagers on a field trip being attacked by bigfoot-type creatures, in the other we have Kerry seeing a psychiatrist due to depression and nightmares (one assumes that Kerry is seeing the psychiatrist after the events of the field trip). A story about Kerry's childhood eventually unfolds but it would be quite easy to lose track, especially with the completely nonsensical ending.

It's almost impossible to fully understand what is going on due to the directors decision to flash back and forth constantly between the two storylines, and also showing images and visions that appear to have no place in the film at all. Even some of the characters seemed to have no place in the film like a Native American who, as far as I remember, says and does next to nothing. The acting was also atrocious, even from more accomplished actors like Billy Dee Williams and Stacey Keach. Why they got involved in this disaster-piece I will never know.

The direction and screenplay are pitiful, full of pointless "filler" such as snowball fights and some half-assed attempt at a love story. I suppose, as far as the main stories go, the director was trying to make a film that required thought to fully immerse yourself in the world he created, unfortunately he failed. There is nothing, in my opinion, that redeems this film. To me this ranks alongside disasterous films like 'Killjoy' and 'Camp Blood'.

I'd avoid this movie, it's not worth the 90 mins of your life. I actually switched it off at one point, but realising there were only 15 minutes left I thought I may as well watch the rest, I'd got that far after all. If you do watch it, expect nothing.


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