When A Stranger Calls (1979) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Colleen Dewhurst, and Tony Beckley

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The beginning of this movie is about a young girl terrorized by a madman while babysitting. The rest tells the story of his escaping and terrorizing her when she is an adult with her own children.
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Plot & Themes

Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   catching brutal killer/stalker

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York) Misc setting    -   bar    -   mental hospital

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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