The Day the World Ended

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The Day the World Ended ★½ 2001 (R)

Shrink Dr. Jennifer Stillman (Kinski) leaves New York for a small town as the school district's new therapist. Her first patient, Ben (Edner), is a young outsider whose adoptive father is the town doctor (Quaid). Jennifer realizes Ben is hiding something about his mother's mysterious death, which involves a coverup by the town. When several locals are brutally murdered, Jennifer becomes a suspect but Ben blames his biological father—a space alien. This cable remake has nothing to do with the 1955 original and even the title seems off. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Nastassja Kinski, Randy Quaid, Debra Christofferson, Bobby Edner, Stephen Tobolowsky, Lee DeBroux, David Getz, Alexander Gould; D: Terence Gross; W: Annie de Young, Max Enscoe; C: Mark Vargo; M: Charles Bernstein. CABLE