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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Jimmy Smits
Marg Helgenberger
John Ashton
Robert Carradine
Directors
John Power
Screenwriters
Lawrence D Cohen
Stephen King
Running Time
181 minutes

The Tommyknockers
Another Stephen King TV miniseries, need we say more?


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Plot
After a alien space-craft lands in the woods, the locals begin to turn into zombies with only alcoholic Jim (Smit) proving immune to their rays. Needless to say it's up to him to save the day.


Verdict
Considering it never made it to the multiplexes, The Tommyknockers is surprisingly good, scary even, and in some parts genuinely frightening. Although this isn't enough to carry it with the wooden acting and poor special effects, particularly where the aliens are concerned.


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