Sometimes They Come Back... Again
is the 1996 sequel
to the 1991 horror film Sometimes They Come Back
. It was directed by Adam Grossman
. It stars Michael Gross, Alexis Arquette, and Hilary Swank. The film is much closer to Stephen King
's story than the original.
Psychologist Jon Porter (Michael Gross
) learns that his mother has just mysteriously fallen to her death. Jon and his teenage daughter Michelle (Hilary Swank
) return to Jon's hometown of Glenrock for his mother's funeral. Once there, painful memories return. Thirty years earlier, when Jon was a child, he witnessed the brutal murder of his older sister Lisa (Leslie Danon
), who was stabbed to death in a cave by a thug named Tony Reno (Alexis Arquette
) and his two friends Vinnie (Bojesse Christopher
) and Sean (Glen Beauden
). But Jon managed to throw an electrical wire into a puddle of bloody water they were standing in, killing all three of them.
Michelle becomes friends with mentally retarded gardener Steve (Gabriel Dell Jr.
), as well as two girls, boy-crazy Maria (Jennifer Aspen
), and Maria's psychic best friend, Jules (Jennifer Elise Cox
), who used to clean her grandmother's house. The night after the funeral, they invite Michelle to go to the dinner with them, saying they would like to get to know her before she goes home for her 18th birthday. At the dinner, the girls are greeted by a boy who looks a lot like Tony Reno, even with the same name. While Maria develops a crush on him, he seems to be... Read More