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Deadly Messages (1985)

Laura Daniels, single and bored, finds new interest in life when she discovers an old ouija board. It appears, however, that the object's previous owner was murdered - and messages from beyond warn Laura that she may be next.

Director:

Jack Bender

Writer:

William Bleich (as Bill Bleich)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Beller ... Laura Daniels
Michael Brandon ... Michael Krasnick
Dennis Franz ... Detective Max Lucas
Scott Paulin ... Dr. Roger Kelton
Elizabeth Huddle Nyberg Elizabeth Huddle Nyberg ... Nurse Irma Crenshaw (as Elizabeth Huddle)
Charles Tyner ... George Clark
George Wyner
Raye Birk ... Harding
Kurtwood Smith ... Lieutenant Burton
Kit McDonough ... Book Clerk
Sherri Stoner Sherri Stoner ... Cindy Matthews
Joseph G. Medalis Joseph G. Medalis ... Kenneth Blatt
Barbara Collentine ... Loretta Clark
Dennis Redfield ... Dick Pizza
Michael Cassidy Michael Cassidy ... Mark Banning
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Laura Daniels, single and bored, finds new interest in life when she discovers an old ouija board. It appears, however, that the object's previous owner was murdered - and messages from beyond warn Laura that she may be next.

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Is anybody there? Is anybody there?
3 August 2003 | by bernie-50See all my reviews

Formula movie and you can pretty much figure the plot and who is who from the beginning. However it is well acted and with out an excess of gore.

After forgetting her key and not being able to get her room mate to answer the door of a third story apartment, Laura Daniels is gutsy enough to use the fire escape. You guessed it she witnesses a murder. Naturally with out clues the police do not believe her. Things start to snow ball as Laura plays with a Quiji board, and figures out she is being stalked. The whole thing would be over in 15 minutes if anyone would believe her. And there are plenty of `Stay in the Car' type scenes. The only thing I guessed wrong was there were no scenes with jumpy cats. Hopefully it will one day come out on DVD.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ouija See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Color:

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1.33 : 1
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