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hot·line / ˈhätˌlīn/ (also hot line) • n. a direct telephone line set up for a specific purpose, esp. for use in emergencies or for communication between heads of government. ∎  a telephone line to a source of information or emergency help: a domestic violence hotline a technical support hotline.

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Hotline ★★ 1982

After taking a job answering phones at a crisis center, a woman becomes the next target of a psychotic killer. 96m/C VHS . Lynda Carter, Steve Forrest, Granville Van Dusen, Monte Markham, James Booth; D: Jerry Jameson. TV