A Stranger Is Watching (1982) - Rotten Tomatoes

A Stranger Is Watching (1982)





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In this suspenseful made-for-television thriller a homicidal maniac kidnaps a young girl and a female television reporter and holds them hostage in the bowels of Grand Central Station.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Earl Mac Rauch, Victor Allan Miller
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 4, 2005


Rip Torn
as Artie Taggart
Kate Mulgrew
as Sharon Martin
Shawn von Schreiber
as Julie Peterson
James Naughton
as Steve Peterson
Stephen Joyce
as Detective
James Russo
as Ronald Thompson
Frank Hamilton
as Bill Lufts
Maggie Task
as Mrs. Lufts
Roy Poole
as Kurner
Stephen Strimpell
as Detective Marlowe
Jason Robards III
as Videotape Technician
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All Critics (1)

A first-class creepy performance by Rip Torn as the sadistic psychopath.

Full Review… | November 17, 2006
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Audience Reviews for A Stranger Is Watching

An okay thriller, I thought it was going to be a horror movie from the title, but even though it was somewhat scary, it's a thriller, not a horror movie. The actors do a fine job, but they don't have much to do. The movie is entirely predictable. Overall, it's just okay.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

The plot sounds good the movie itself boring.

Wahida K

Super Reviewer


I was actually pretty entertained with Rip Torn as a crazy antagonist chasing around after Mrs. Columbo, er, that is to say Kate Mulgrew.

Decent enough made for TV fare, give it a peep on a boring afternoon.

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