The Stepfather Movie Review Summary

Actors: Terry O'Quinn, Shelley Hack, Jill Schoelen, Stephen Shellen

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The Stepfather stars Terry O'Quinn as Jerry Blake, an insurance/real estate salesman who likes to move in with single mothers with children. After killing the last family he was with, Blake moves in with Susan Maine. But there is strife as Susan's daughter Stephanie (Jill Schoelen) doesn't like Jerry at all. Meanwhile, the brother of the woman Jerry last killed, Jim Ogilvie (Stephen Shellen) is out to find Jerry by asking a newspaper reporter to print his picture in the local paper. The reporter can't get the story printed with the picture and Jim heads out on his own. At this point Jerry starts getting pictures of the way he looked in the past. He starts to freak out, wondering how someone caught on to him. Jim starts getting closer and closer to finding Jerry when he gets some marriage liscense information. Towards the end, Jerry has a slip of the tongue as Susan finds out he hasn't been at work for the last few days. The mystery unravels as Susan, Stephanie, and Jim all meet in a bloody ending with Jerry.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   vigilante hunting down criminal(s) Criminal enemy is...    -   crazed boy/girlfriend/family member If this is a criminal POV story...    -   killing innocent people

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt Kind of violence:    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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