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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

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65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called 'moonlight murders' begin again. Is it a copycat or something even more sinister? A lonely high ... See full summary »

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Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (screenplay), Earl E. Smith
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Addison Timlin ... Jami
Veronica Cartwright ... Lillian
Anthony Anderson ... Lone Wolf Morales
Travis Tope ... Nick
Joshua Leonard ... Deputy Foster
Andy Abele ... Sackhead
Gary Cole ... Chief Deputy Tillman
Edward Herrmann ... Reverend Cartwright
Ed Lauter ... Sheriff Underwood
Arabella Field ... Dr. Kelly
Denis O'Hare ... Charles B. Pierce, Jr.
Spencer Treat Clark ... Corey
Wes Chatham ... Danny
Morganna Bridgers ... Kendra
Jaren Mitchell ... Johnny
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Storyline

65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called 'moonlight murders' begin again. Is it a copycat or something even more sinister? A lonely high school girl, with dark secrets of her own, may be the key to catching him. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal violence, grisly images, strong sexual content, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassino Invisível See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The character Lone Wolf Morales is a composite name between the former real life Texas Ranger Captain "Lone Wolf" Gonzaullas and the original movie's fictional version, J.D. Morales. See more »

Goofs

When Jamie is on the laptop reading about the original murders from "Infomania", the article is misspelled as "The Town that DREDED Sundown". See more »

Quotes

Jami: Just because he wanted to die doesn't necessarily mean he wasn't the Phantom, right?
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Referenced in Killer Legends (2014) See more »

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Good idea with some clichés
18 October 2014 | by LinkGokuSee all my reviews

Some 60+ years since a serial killer left the town of Texaracana in fear the killer seems to be back for more, but one girl will stop at nothing to uncover his identity.

This film is really intelligently shot, it mixes in several scenes from the original film while also creating some copycat scenes with different characters, I really enjoyed it. Good acting all around.

That being said this lost a lot of likability with its death scenes, there are several characters with less then five minutes of screen time, yet they leave us thanking the killer for offing them. you'll notice the mpaa rating says it has strong sexual content, I'm not one to really complain about unneeded sex and nudity that being said the sex scenes were really used to degrade the characters.

Overall this was a nice slasher film, fans of the sub-genre will enjoy it. Not a slasher fan? you should probably pass on it.


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