Overview

A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a grip on reality.

  1. Donald E. Westlake

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Joseph Ruben

    Director

  3. Carolyn Lefcourt

    Story

  4. Brian Garfield

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Terry O'Quinn

    Terry O'Quinn

    Jerry Blake

  2. Jill Schoelen

    Jill Schoelen

    Stephanie Maine

  3. Shelley Hack

    Shelley Hack

    Susan

  4. Charles Lanyer

    Charles Lanyer

    Dr. Bondurant

  5. Stephen Shellen

    Jim Ogilvie

Full Cast & Crew

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 23, 1987
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

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