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Could it be Flatliners, a 1990 movie starring Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts and Kevin Bacon? It is about medical students doing exactly what you describe.


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You call this a TV series, but you could mean a TV movie miniseries of a Stephen King novel Tommyknockers. It starred Jimmy Smits of NYPD Blue fame (and LA Law) and Marg Helgenberger, then just off the TV series China Beach, and lately from CSI. Here's the description from IMDB: A buried UFO slowly turns local inhabitants into gizmo-building alien ...


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Sounds like The Oxford Murders from 2008 with Elijah Wood and John Hurt. At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols. At some point, a bus driver blows up a bus full of mentally challenged children whose organs he needs to save his daughter. And ...


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Frog and Wombat (1998) From her bedroom window, Alli (code name "Frog") thinks that she has discovered the cover up of a serious crime. She is convinced that her new school principal has committed a murder, and she is going to prove it! When her best friend, Jane (code name "Wombat"), rejects this idea, a brazen Frog decides to set up ...


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You're thinking of The Stranger Within, a 1990 TV movie starring Rick Schroder.


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Your description reminds me vaguely of the 1986 movie Vanishing Act. Based on the play "Trap for a Single Man" by Robert Thomas, this is the story of a newly married woman who disappears while on holiday. The wife returns but the husband denies it is his wife. The police inspector tries to discover what has happened. And yes, Fred Gwynne is in it (as a ...


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For what it's worth, this description also fits the 1958 BBC serial "Quatermass and the Pit," or its 1967 movie remake, which was released in the U.S. as "Five Million Years to Earth".


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You're describing the powerful Winter's Bone from 2010 with Jennifer Lawrence, although it's not her brother missing but rather her dad. With an absent father and a withdrawn and depressed mother, 17 year-old Ree Dolly keeps her family together in a dirt poor rural area. She's taken aback however when the local Sheriff tells her that her father put up ...


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Though I barely remembered this, you're looking for the BBC show Strange that ran for 7 episodes back in 2003 and starred Richard Coyle and Samantha Womack. The series follows former priest John Strange, dismissed from the clergy under mysterious circumstances. He was implicated in a number of gruesome murders, murders that he says were done by demons. ...


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Is it Reality Horror Night The cast enters a mansion to compete on a new reality show for $1 million but with an unexpected twist. Mysteriously, a cast member disappears but without a formal elimination ceremony. When more and more castmates start disappearing in this fashion it is up to the remaining cast to discover how this game is really ...


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Possibly the Kraft Suspense Theatre episode Leviathan Five from 1964: five scientists and a security guard are trapped in a scientific installation deep underground when the only elevator shaft collapses. Having calculated their air supply, they find that survival is only possible if one of their number dies. All agree to a lottery: each will draw a ...


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This is 1999's Kolobos. The circular saw and antler deaths are both female victims. From Wiki: [A]n artist named Kyra (Amy Weber), has agreed to take part in an experimental film. The film will have several different people living together for three months while the cameras record their interactions. Her artwork, which are inspired by a creepy faceless ...


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I believe they are flashbacks to the opening scene, in which young Harry is told that golf is a gentleman's game and therefore he shouldn't wish to play. He has now become the best golfer in the world, but he always remembers the day they told him he wasn't good enough. While Ouimet is the main protagonist, Vardon is played up quite a bit as a sympathetic ...


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I immediately thought about Joan Crawford as the ringmaster in Berserk, and found a review on imdb attached that describes the falling onto swords scene. In fact, for the kitsch film lover, the many deaths in the film are all rather entertaining and silly--a lady getting sawn in half, a man being hung by a high wire rope, a guy getting a knife in the ...


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You're looking for Duress from 2009 with Martin Donovan and Ariel Winter. Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and plagued by his involvement in the city's ...


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It's an episode from Constantine. Episode 11 A Whole World Out There Four college students recklessly invoke the magic of a mad occultist named Jacob Shaw. When Shaw sucks their consciousnesses into an alternate realm ruled by him to keep as pets, only John Constantine and their professor, Ritchie Simpson, can save them. More details from this ...


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This sounds very much like Night Visions, with a couple of exceptions. Similarities: Short lived (13 episode) early '00s show where each episode contained 2 paranormal stories; The host was Henry Rollins, a muscular guy who always wears a tight black shirt; The episode you're describing sounds exactly like a story in episode 6 (called The Occupant with ...


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Relic Hunter Sydney Fox is a professor but primarily a globe-trotting "relic hunter," looking for ancient artifacts to return to museums and/or the ancestors of the original owner. She's aided by her linguistic assistant Nigel, and occasionally by her somewhat air-headed secretary Claudia. She often ends up battling rival hunters seeking out artifacts ...


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The B&W comedy You Never Can Tell from 1951. A cracker tycoon leaves six million dollars to his German Shepherd King, with his secretary Ellen as trustee. King is poisoned; Ellen inherits and is the prime suspect. But King's spirit, in 'Beastatory,' thinks he knows who did it and wants the chance to prove it. Enter Rex Shepherd, [King reincarnated as ...


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As Walt mentioned in the comments, it sounds a lot like Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000). After the group go into the woods to investigate the original Blair Witch location strange and horrible things start happening and they have to go to the hospital: Later, at the hospital, Tristen sees a ghostly young girl walking away backwards. After she is ...


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I believe this is the TV movie Disappearance from 2002. In it, a mom, dad, son and daughter stop at a desert ghost town to snap some photos and are chased by unseen mutants. Every detail you mentioned is there: Their car is stolen, they find glass in the sand and realize this was a test site, mom falls down a mine shaft and there's also a shifty sheriff. In ...


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The Spiral Staircase from 1945 with Dorothy McGuire and Ethel Barrymore (who was nominated for an Oscar for the role). Beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for old ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, also live in the Warren mansion. Mrs. Warren becomes concerned for Helen's safety ...


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Sounds like the romantic zombie comedy My Boyfriend's Back from 1993. From IMDb: Johnny is a teenager like everyone else. He's in love with a beautiful girl named Missy, but he can't tell it to her. One day the shop where Missy works gets robbed and Johnny is killed trying to help. But Johnny doesn't want to stay dead, so he returns to his life like ...


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This could have been 1995's Nowhere Man: Bruce Greenwood stars as documentary photographer Thomas Veil who, in the course of one evening, seemingly has his whole existence erased, in the compelling one-hour drama Nowhere Man. It appears as if some mysterious and powerful entity has coerced Veil's family and friends into cooperating in a clandestine plan ...


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Return from the Ashes, a British B&W thriller from 1965. From IMDb: Stanislaus Pilgrin, a Polish chess master and handsome gigolo, marries wealthy Jewish widow, Dr. Michele Wolf, an X-ray technician and has an affair with her step-daughter, Fabienne and then plots to murder them both in a scheme that will have him inherit their money. In the ...



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