The Dark Half (1993)

1993 | R | Horror, Mystery

User Score: 50/100

Synopsis:

A writer's fictional alter-ego wants to take over his life...at any price.

Masters of horror Stephen King (The Shining) and George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead) have created a "gripping, creepy, frightening" (L.A. Reader) film that "thrills, shocks and works us over" (Los Angeles Times)! Featuring an "intelligent screenplay and first-rate cast" (The New York Times), including OscarĂ‚(r) winner* Timothy Hutton, The DarkHalf will keep you captivated to the chilling end.  Horror writer Thad Beaumont (Hutton) hopes to distance himself from his murder novels and from George Stark, the name he has used to anonymously author them. To achieve this, he cooks up a murder of his own: a publicity stunt that should lay Stark to rest forever. But when the people around him are found gruesomely slainand his own fingerprints dot the crime scenesBeaumont is dumbfounded until he learns that Stark has taken on a life of his own and begun a gruesome quest for vengeance!  *1980: Supporting Actor, Ordinary People


About The Dark Half (1993)

Title: The Dark Half
Year: 1993
Starring: Robert Joy, Michael Rooker, David Early, Royal Dano, Rik Billock, Timothy Hutton, Christine Forrest, Bruce Kirkpatrick, Beth Grant, Rohn Thomas, Zachary Mott, Chelsea Field, David W. Butler, William Cameron, Rutanya Alda, Tom Mardirosian, Lamont Arnold, John Ponzio, Judy Grafe, Kent Broadhurst, Erik Jensen, J. Michael Hunter, Jeff Monahan, Jeff Howell, Glenn Colerider, Melissa Papp, Sarah Parker, Therese Courtney, Elizabeth Parker, Marty Roppelt
Director: George A. Romero
Reviewer:
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 2.5/5 stars from 6 users. Votes: 6.
Genre: Horror, Mystery
MPAA Rating: R

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