The Town That Dreaded Sundown

  • 1977
  • Movie
  • R
  • Horror

Producer-director Pierce did well with the thriller THE LEGEND OF BOGGY CREEK (1972), then hit it big in the southern markets with this supposedly true story about a berserk killer terrorizing the border town of Texarkana. The killer murdered five people back in 1946 but was never caught because he left no clues. The film recounts the story in a drab documentary...read more

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown - Official Trailer
02:28 — Based on a terrifying true story, The Town That Dreaded Sundown picks up sixty-five years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Te (more…)
The Town That Dreaded Sundown - Official Trailer
02:28 — A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas.
(Movie Clip) Texarkana
Businesslike opening before the credits, setting up grim events about to transpire in Texarkana, Texas, from the proto-slasher film The Town That Drea (more…)
(Movie Clip) Sparkplug Volunteers
Morales (Ben Johnson) and Ramsey (Andrew Prine) strategize in a Texarkana barber shop, leading to narration and a gag featuring the director Charles B (more…)
(Movie Clip) That Phantom Killer
Peggy (Cindy Butler) and Roy (Steve Lyons) choosing to take a chance after the prom, Captain Morales (Ben Johnson) and deputy Ramsey (Andrew Prine) re (more…)
(Movie Clip) Captain Morales
Big entrance for Ben Johnson, promoted as Captain Morales, the most famous of all Texas Rangers, greeted by Texarkana authorities led by deputy Ramsey (more…)

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  • Released: 1977
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Producer-director Pierce did well with the thriller THE LEGEND OF BOGGY CREEK (1972), then hit it big in the southern markets with this supposedly true story about a berserk killer terrorizing the border town of Texarkana. The killer murdered five people b… (more)

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