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Stranger in Our House (Summer of Fear)

Stranger in Our House (Summer of Fear) (1978)

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Release Date: Oct 31, 1978 Wide

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Notable as an early effort from renowned horror filmmaker Wes Craven, this made-for-TV occult thriller was loosely adapted from a novel by Lois Duncan. Star Linda Blair -- whose film career had taken a detour into TV-movie territory after her legendary bow in The Exorcist -- returns to the demon-possession genre as a teenager who can't seem to convince her parents that her visiting southern-belle cousin (Lee Purcell) is an evil witch. Purcell's diabolical meddling seems focused entirely on the

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Drama, Television, Horror, Mystery & Suspense

Glenn M. Benest

Feb 18, 2003

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There is some small enjoyment, besides that found in wasting a few minutes with television history, in the silly, pulpy quality of the proceedings.

August 16, 2003 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
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This movie starts out boring, and just when it starts to get better, you realize how predictable the story is going to be, and the ending is stupid. Overall, an interesting movie, but not good.
April 12, 2011
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