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Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992)

TV-PG | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | TV Movie 3 March 1992
Said to be based on fact, the residents of new houses experience disturbing supernatural phenomena. They find out that their houses are built on land formerly used as a cemetery.

Director:

John Patterson

Writers:

Ben Williams (book), Jean Williams (book) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patty Duke ... Jean Williams
David Selby ... Shag Williams
Kiersten Warren ... Tina Williams
Blake Clark ... W.D. Marshall
Kelly Rowan ... Gayla Williams
Jonelle Allen ... Madeline Garrick
Dakin Matthews ... Attorney
Jon Pennell Jon Pennell ... Darryl (as Jon Maynard Pennell)
Terry Davis ... Judith Haney
Kimberly Cullum Kimberly Cullum ... Carli
David Soul ... Sam Haney
Maggie Roswell ... Doris Marshall
Rick Fitts ... Robert Garrick
James Lashly ... Stetson
Frances Bay ... Iva Ruth McKinney
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Jean and Shag Williams locate a newly built house and decide it's perfect for them to buy. One thing the developers forgot to tell them about was that it is built on a graveyard. Within days toilets start to flush by themselves and the garage door moves up and down by it's own accord. Will Jean and Shag realise that the place may be haunted by ghosts before it's too late. Written by Scott Dawson <sdawson@easynet.co.uk>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Haunting on Hilltop Drive See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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One of the Best TV Ghost stories around...
5 December 2005 | by luckystar1982See all my reviews

I first saw GRAVE SECRETS about 10 years ago and recently bought the DVD here in the UK. I myself am a paranormal investigator and found this movie to be one of the best movies based on a factual ghost story I've ever seen, Yes it is a TV Movie, So if you are expecting Special effects galore and Hollywood-ised horror then you wont get it here.

This is one of the most realistic movies based on ghosts and is mostly like how it really is. The story is based on actual events "the legacy of hilltop drive" and stars the amazing actress "Patty Duke" who is well known for all her excellent "based on real events" TV Movies.

This movie has an excellent story, and what makes it even more gripping and interesting is that its based on real events that happened to the whole neighbourhood at hilltop drive. Every house hold had a ghost and eventually the whole neighbourhood was empty as everyone eventually moved away as they could no longer take living with the ghosts. It is fact that the real Hill top drive is now a abandoned neighbourhood and no one lives there.

I highly recommend this movie to serious Patty Duke fans, and people who like a good ghost movie that doesn't have all the scary factor thrills that come from Hollywood movies. Although the movie IS SCARY, it just doesn't need special effects to make it scary!


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