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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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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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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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Arsène_Lupin: a fictional gentleman thief and master of disguise created by French writer Maurice Leblanc.


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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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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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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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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: Mom, dad, son & 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's stolen, they find glass in the sand and realize this was a test site, mom falling down a mine shaft and the shifty sheriff. In the end, they ...


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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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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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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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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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