‘A stone-cold classic…something every horror hound should see’


Love Horror

‘Agonisingly tense…The caller’s words, with their insistent reference to the children’s safety, cut to a deep anxiety of middle-class America, exposing the dangers that can so easily prowl the shadows…’

Little White Lies

‘A sleek, tricked-out reissue of the still-effective late-1970s chiller that inspired Wes Craven’s Scream’

The Observer

Following its highly acclaimed Limited-Edition release in 2018 When A Stranger Calls/When A Stranger Calls Back is set for its Standard Edition Blu-ray release complete with a slew of fantastic special features from Second Sight Films this summer.

With the pivotal line “Have you checked the children?” the seminal slasher, that sees a babysitter terrorised by a psychopathic killer, struck fear into the hearts of a generation of filmgoers. Now this terrifying movie, directed by Fred Walton (The Rosary Murders) and starring Carol Kane (The Princess Bride) and Charles Durning (Dog Day Afternoon), is set to arrive on Blu-ray alongside its rarely seen sequel When A Stranger Calls Back in HD on 1 July 2019. The set features the film in a new scan and restoration, plus the film The Sitter, reversible sleeve with new artwork and original poster artwork and much more.

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