When a Stranger Calls

When a Stranger Calls

"...Fear is the Message!"
  • R
  • 1979
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.5  (9,942)
  • 58

After having put the children she’s babysitting to bed, Jill Johnson receives an eerie phone call. The caller asks if she has checked on the children. Hanging up on the caller, thinking it was only a joke, the man continues to call back, frightening Jill. Deciding to call the police, they tell her they will trace the call. Not long after, the police call Jill and inform her the calls are coming from inside the house. Having escaped the disturbing babysitting ordeal when Jill was a teen, seven years later while out with her husband and with her own children at home with a babysitter, Jill receives a phone call. Have you checked on your children was all he said.

When a Stranger Calls
When A Stranger Calls
When A Stranger Calls

Trailer - 1 min 5 sec

Description
After having put the children she’s babysitting to bed, Jill Johnson receives an eerie phone call. The caller asks if she has checked on the children. Hanging up on the caller, thinking it was only a joke, the man continues to call back, frightening Jill. Deciding to call the police, they tell her they will trace the call. Not long after, the police call Jill and inform her the calls are coming from inside the house.

Having escaped the disturbing babysitting ordeal when Jill was a teen, seven years later while out with her husband and with her own children at home with a babysitter, Jill receives a phone call. Have you checked on your children was all he said.

When a Stranger Calls is a 1979 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 58.

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  • Release Date
    1979
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (9,942)
  • Metascore
    58