Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!
is a 1989 slasher film
directed by Monte Hellman. A direct-to-video
release, the film is the second sequel to the 1984
film Silent Night, Deadly Night
and centers around the Christmas
-obsessed killer Ricky Caldwell awakening from a coma and stalking a blind teenager with psychic powers, while she travels to her grandmother's house for the Christmas holiday with her brother and his girlfriend. The film was the last to follow the storyline set by the previous two films, the next two sequels being standalone entries.
After being shot down by police at the end of the previous film, the infamous Santa Claus
Killer Richard "Ricky" Caldwell
) has been left comatose for six years, with a transparent dome being affixed to his head by doctors in order to repair his damaged skull. Wanting to contact Ricky, the eccentric Doctor Newbury (Richard Beymer
) begins using a blind clairvoyant
girl named Laura Anderson (Samantha Scully) to try reach out to him. One Christmas Eve, after a particularly traumatic session with Newbury, Laura begins to regret her participation in his experiment, but Newbury tries to convince her to keep trying, saying that they can talk more after Laura returns home from visiting her grandmother (Elizabeth Hoffman
) over the holiday. After Laura is picked up from the hospital by her older brother Chris (Eric Da Re
) a drunk hospital employee dressed as Santa Claus wanders into Ricky's room... Read More