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Stranger in Town (1998)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 18 October 1998
New to a small town, a city teen grows suspicious of a man who befriended him and his single mother.

Director:

Stuart Margolin

Writer:

John Hopkins
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry Hamlin ... Jack
Rebecca Jenkins Rebecca Jenkins ... Katherine
Graham Greene ... Eddie Lester
Trevor Blumas ... Aaron
Alison Pill ... Hetty
Carly McKillip ... Kim
Chad Krowchuk ... Patrick
Trevor Steve Trevor Steve ... Wimpy
Shaun Johnston ... Police Chief Waller
Iain MacLean Iain MacLean ... Officer Nichols
Dixie Seatle Dixie Seatle ... Officer Terri Orloff
Blaine Hart Blaine Hart ... Delaney
Lisa Pollock Lisa Pollock ... Pamela Martin
Grant Boulton Grant Boulton ... Reporter #1
Chris Scott Chris Scott ... Townsperson #1
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Storyline

New to a small town, a city teen grows suspicious of a man who befriended him and his single mother.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Stranger in Town See more »

Filming Locations:

Saskatchewan, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo (as Dolby Stereo)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Sunny Day
Written by James Junger, Bernie Radlefinger
Arranged and Performed by Paul Brosseau, Bruce Ruddell and Al Sabourin
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A weird, disjointed little film
7 April 2000 | by brude2000See all my reviews

Here's a strange little thriller that fluctuates all over the place in a disjointed but intriguing way. Harry Hamlin (star of the upcoming "Movie Stars" TV series) plays Jack Beldon, a drifter who insinuates himself into a widowed (and relocated) mom's family. Her 13-year-old son (Trevor Blumas) has strong reservations about opening their home to a "stranger," and these feelings are compounded after a local woman is found strangled in her home and the boy detective uncovers dark secrets about Mr. Hamlin's past and... his alias.

Toss Graham Greene ("Dances With Wolves") into the stew as a babbling vagrant known as "The Creeper" and the interest level rises. Is Jack a ladykiller or has the "harmless" Creeper gone off the deep end? "Stranger in Town" keeps you guessing 'til the bitter end. Not Hitchcock, but not bad either


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