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When a Stranger Calls

1979-10-26 | Horror / Thriller
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A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Director: Fred Walton
Stars: Carol Kane, Charles Durning

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6.5
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Negative 42%
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The casts of When a Stranger Calls are Carol Kane starring as Jill Johnson, Charles Durning starring as John Clifford, Colleen Dewhurst starring as Tracy, Tony Beckley starring as Curt Duncan, Rutanya Alda starring as Mrs. Mandrakis, Carmen Argenziano starring as Dr. Mandrakis.
On September 16, 2021, there were 5147 public reaction to When a Stranger Calls including with suspenseful moments, genuinely tense, exciting climax, exciting finale, hair-raising.
The director of When a Stranger Calls is Fred Walton.
The runtime of When a Stranger Calls is 97 minutes.
On September 16, 2021, the IMDB rating of When a Stranger Calls is 6.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 41/100, Metacritic rating is 58/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The sequels of When a Stranger Calls are When a Stranger Calls, When a Stranger Calls Back.
A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again..
The release date of When a Stranger Calls is October 26, 1979.
When a Stranger Calls won 1980 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival.
The genre of When a Stranger Calls is Horror,Thriller,Drama,Crime,Mystery.
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