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Lying in Wait (2001)

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A young man comes out of a coma in a semi-vegetative state, and though he can's move, he gets his roommate to help him kill those that wronged him.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rutger Hauer ... Keith Miller
Virginia Madsen ... Vera Miller
Thomas Newton Thomas Newton ... Babee Gordon
Vanessa Dorman Vanessa Dorman ... El
Ian Buchanan ... George
Shannon Whirry ... Lois
Tony Bill ... Detective Mike
Susan Ziegler ... Miss Cray
Wilson Davis ... Dr. Sessions
Rachel Grodnik Rachel Grodnik ... Little Girl
Roger La Page Roger La Page ... Mr. Horn
Craig Tolliver Craig Tolliver ... Driver
Michael Albala ... Agent Type
Megan Paul Megan Paul ... Girl #1
Robert Lepucki Robert Lepucki ... Tourist (as Bob Lepucki)
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Storyline

Young bachelor Babee Gordon (Thomas Newton) is looking after his dead mother's estate when married couple Keith Miller (Rutger Hauer) and Vera (Virginia Madsen) move in. Babee becomes attracted to them by the beautiful Vera and the risk-taking Keith. However, at a party Vera crashes her car, putting Keith into a coma. When Keith comes out, he is in a semi-vegetative state and must rely on Vera to look after him. Keith can't move or speak, but reveals to Babee that he can still talk and starts to kill those that wronged him with Babee's help. Written by Paul Hunter aka "Bob the Moo"

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Everyone has something to hide.

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, and for some language and violence | See all certifications »

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a nifty little thriller
28 March 2002 | by twgameSee all my reviews

Obviously a low budget film that went straight to video, but hugely better than most that fit that bill, and better than many so-called studio thrillers as well. While it's not jump in your seat scary, it's more creepy, foreboding, and surprisingly literate. How many movies quote from "Day of the Locust" which ties into the plot as well. This movie is saying quite a bit, I think, about Hollywood, illusion and reality, etc. And it's got Virginia Madsen showing us her thong underwear on the beach!


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mente Diabólica See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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